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BATT, Harold Ernest Norman (Ernie) and Joan interviewed by Richard Savory

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0072
Overview This interview looks at Ernie’s early life growing at Waimatuku, joining the army, training at Papakura and disembarking for Egypt. He gives a description of training in Egypt and Greece with 5th Field Regiment; Describes fighting in Greece-Crete. Ernie ecame a prisoner of war (POW) in Stalag 8b and discusses his time there. He met Joan when he returned to England. After the war they settled in Winton where he started his own contracting business and Joan was very involved in Plunket, Croquet,...
Dates: 2008

Beaumont School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0134
Overview Collection contains Annual Classification Returns from 1908 to 1926.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1908 - 1926

Benio School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0135
Overview Collection contains Annual Classification Returns from 1899 to 1915.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1899 - 1915

Benmore School

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Identifier: A0136
Dates: Majority of material found within 1903 - 1912

Birchwood School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0137
Dates: Majority of material found within 1910 - 1943

BLACK, Robert Theodore (Bob) interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 24
Identifier: H0092
Overview Bob looks at family history and their settling on the Ermadale farm, its condition, childhood chores and child pass times e.g. hut building and collecting birds eggs. He briefly looks at the war years; his marriage, children and of a 100 acres farm at Gropers Bush. He eventual grew his farm ownership to 1100 acres between Gropers Bush, Waipango and Ermadale; talking of the condition and farming of these. He also worked as a contractor and shearer and purchased a portable hay baler working...
Dates: 2012

Blackmount School

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Identifier: A0138
Dates: Majority of material found within 1911 - 2014

Bluff School

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Identifier: A0139
Overview This collection has been partially arranged and described. Please contact Archives staff for additional details of collection content.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1882 - 1989

BOOTH, Vincent Paul interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 3
Identifier: H0001
Overview The interview covers Mr Booth's childhood in Nightcaps, farming at Bowmont Station, and work at the coal mines.
Dates: 2009

BRAVEN, Wiliam Edward (Ted) interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 19
Identifier: H0095
Overview Ted grew up at Forest Hill. In this interview he looks at his family history, describes rabbiting, trapping and the processing of the rabbits. He goes onto describe his farming life after taking over the farm after his father’s death in 1942. He was good with machinery which lead him to repairing his neighbours machinery and inventing the Suction Dredge for Gold mining when he became involved in gold mining. He tells of going hunting, tramping and climbing; of his involvement with rifle...
Dates: 2011 - 2012

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