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ALLISON, Thomas interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 12
Identifier: H0302
Dates: 1999

AUSTIN, William Rex interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 14
Identifier: H0301
Dates: 1999

BAILEY, Mae Florence interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 33
Identifier: H0259
Dates: 2016

BAILEY, Maureen Dorothy interviewed by Lynne Grove

 Record Group — Box: 13
Identifier: H0300
Dates: 2006

BICKLEY, Frank Ivan interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 3
Identifier: H0023
Overview This interview covers Frank’s family, war service and work history; went on active service in 1943 to the Middle East with 9th Reinforcements. There is a description of training and battles in Italy and the battle of Casino. Frank was injured twice. On return to NZ to he worked on farms, at the freezing works, meet and married his wife Val. Interests include: Lions Club, Probus Bowls and Tai Chai.
Dates: 2010

BREAYLEY, Jeanette Marjorie interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 33
Identifier: H0261
Overview In this interview Jeanette tells of her nurses training and career. She became the Principal Nurse at Riverton Hospital in 1977 and remained in this position until 1997. She explains some of the initiatives she introduced which included: patients dressing during the day, visits from the local Playcentre, a cat and dog, making better use of staff resources through changes to shifts. She goes on to tell of efforts to stop the closing at various times. Jeanette had a 39 year career in nursing.
Dates: 2016

BROWN, Irene Agnes interviewed by Elaine M Little

 Record Group — Box: 35
Identifier: H0316
Dates: 1998

DE CLIFFORD, Catherine Mary (Kitty) interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 13
Identifier: H0289
Dates: 2001

DUMBLE, Myrtle Eileen interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 34
Identifier: H0263
Overview In this interview Myrtle tells of her time training and working at Riverton Hospital. She gives a description of her training, the set up of the wards, patient numbers, beds, wages and living conditions. She also looks at life and social life on days off.
Dates: 2016

EVANS, Lenard Hugh interviewed by Lloyd Esler

 Record Group — Box: 26
Identifier: H0122
Overview Len was born in Riverton and describes his early life growing up at Pourakino Valley. He looks at his education, the railway and timber milling, and his employment in saw mills and meat works. He goes onto talk about the Chemical Works i.e. construction of, and father’s employment there. Len has a series of family photos and photos of the various aspects of the area that he talks about e.g. Tecofsky Track, Buchanan Mill, chemical works, and his mother with supplies and bullock. He continues on...
Dates: 2008

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