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CLARKE, Jane Shirley interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 30
Identifier: H0201
Overview In this interview Jane talks about her family and family history being born in Wyndham. She goes on to discuss her various areas of employment, marriage, first home in Morton Street and then the move to Glengarry where she has remained. Jane talks of the development of the new suburb and her involvement in the local community through committees, fundraising etc. She reflects on life back then in the neighbourhood and life now as well as social activities, interests and the purchase of their...
Dates: 2014

DIXON, Ngarita Helen interviewed by Maree Frewen-Wilkes

 Record Group — Box: 25
Identifier: H0405
Dates: 2019

FAUL, John Keith and Alva Mary interviewed by Anne McCracken

 Record Group — Box: 23
Identifier: H0399
Dates: 2019

JOHNSTON, Hazel Winifred interviewed by Stephanie Herring

 Record Group — Box: 10
Identifier: H0048
Overview Hazel talks about the formation and early activities of Gore Historical Society, the acquisition of museum artifacts, the formation of Hokonui Pioneer Park, and the major role played by Win Hamilton and Norman Hamilton. She also talks about early life during the Second World War, her school days, the loss of her mother at an early age and its impact on her life, her father’s work in the electricity industry, and her employment as an office girl at solicitors Smith & Dolamore.
Dates: 2011

KLEMICK, Margaret Rose interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 17
Identifier: H0091
Overview In this interview Mrs Klemick discusses her involvement and subsequence work with Schizophrenia Fellowship which was formed on 8 July 1988. This group was later re-named Supporting Families For Mental Wellness. She describes the conditions and care of patients before de-intitutionalisation; work done by the group e.g. sourcing accommodation, fundraising etc. She discusses hospital facilities, support and staff involved.
Dates: 2012

LEITCH, Graeme McKenzie interviewed by George Taylor

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0007
Overview In this interview Graeme recalls a variety of subjects, events and identities around the Wyndham, Mataura, Mokoreta areas. He talks of his father’s hunting of possums, rabbits, wild pigs and his father’s work history at the Titiroa Dairy Factory and the Rabbit Board; as well as his parents’ marriage and his siblings. He goes onto talk of his own employment as a plumber and being responsible for the issuing and renewing of firearm licenses in the Wyndham and Mataura Districts. He was also a...
Dates: 2010

NEAVE, Gwen Meyer interviewed by Lee Wadds

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: H0059
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the About Us Voices of Southland collection. In this interview Gwen talks of her family, of being raised by Emmy May Ross a Deaconess in the Presbyterian Church, her education and the meeting of her husband Gary. She goes on to tell of her arrival on Stewart Island, the challenges of living here and of married life her. Gwen describes a full life of involvement in the community through her children’s school, Brownies, local politics, Community Trust and...
Dates: 2011

PIERCY, Geoffrey Thomson interveiwed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 28
Identifier: H0188
Overview In this interview Geoff discusses family history, education, employment, growing up in Invercargill and local history, an example being prohibition. Geoff has held many positions in the community these include: city councilor, directorships of Southern PHO and Invercargill Electricity Company.
Dates: 2013

SAUNDERS, John Armstrong and Frances Gloria interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 11
Identifier: H0153
Overview In this interview John and Francis share a comprehensive and detailed look into their lives from childhood and family history; through to meeting, their marriage, family and their family’s education and achievements; the purchase of their farm and farming life. Among their operations on the farm was their decision to go into growing grain which they cover with some detail. They also tell of their lives during the war years, their involvement in community organisation’s, their interests,...
Dates: 2008

THOMPSON, Alister McAteer interviewed by Richard Savory

 Record Group — Box: 7
Identifier: H0167
Overview In this interview Alister describes, and explains various aspects and events in his life. He starts by looking at his father’s employment history whilst living in Wyndham which included farming, operating a lignite pit and working for the Town Board. Alister then moves on to his teenage years and involvement with the Methodist Church before covering his war years with first the 24th Battalion before transferring to the 23rd Battalion. In 1980 Alister returned to Crete with his wife Betty and...
Dates: 2009

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