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Record Group — Box: 17
Overview In this interview Peter talks of his family settling at Warepa and their history. His Grandfather wrote a book titled ‘Pioneering in Otago’ and Peter himself wrote a book about the Ayson Story. He was appointed the Chief of the Ayson Society. He recalls memories of his home, his mother’s chores e.g. laundry, cooking etc., his own chores, silent movies and the first talking movie. He covers social customs events and gatherings e.g. Christmas, gift evenings. Peter tells of his education,...
Found in: Southland Oral History Project
Overview This collection contains material from noted Southland historian Frederick (Fred) George Hall-Jones. It includes a large number of maps (originals and copies), many with hand-written notations. Also included are his research notes on Southland history, newspaper clippings, as well as various historical pamphlets and publications.
Dates: Majority of material found within c.1793 - 1986
Found in: Invercargill City Libraries and Archives