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DUFFY, Catherine Mary interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Container: Box 22
Identifier: H0264
Overview This interview is part of the Gorge Road Collection. In this interview Mary talks of her family history and immigration from Ireland. Her family moved to a farm close to the Waituna Lagoon. She describes Kapuka South School, transport to school, classroom setup and general school day of the era. The family had an orchard in Roxbourgh. Mary began playing the piano when at secondary school and details her various experiences playing in the community. She goes on to describe the family farm,...
Dates: 2016

GEARY, Elizabeth Elaine (Betty) interviewed by Katherine Kingdon

 Record Group — Box: 3
Identifier: H0006
Overview In this interview Betty talks of her early life and education at Glenham and Wyndham, of learning to play the piano and later becoming a piano teacher in the district. In 1950 Betty joined a women’s choir and she talks of her involvement with this group and their achievements for 25 years.
Dates: Majority of material found within 2010 - 2011

McDOWELL, John Stuart (Boggy) interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 6
Identifier: H0061
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the About Us Voices of Southland collection. In this interview John discusses and describes his family history, life on the farm at Boggy Burn, his education- particularly at Central Southland College, sporting interests and interest in music. After talking with the careers advisor John decided on a career in Radio. He talks of his career, which started in Dunedin, his return to Invercargill, his views on Southland and life here and the Southland Music...
Dates: 2011