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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, Alva Mary interviewed by Anne McCraken

 Record Group — Box: 45
Identifier: H0350
Dates: 2019

FAUL, John Keith interviewed by Anne McCracken

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

HOLMES, Caroline Marjory interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 30
Identifier: H0204
Overview This interview is part of the "Discovering Glengarry’s Community Spirit" project. Carolyn talks of her travels around the world before settling in Glengarry in 2002. She originally came from Scotland before living in Hong Kong and Botswana. She discusses the cultural differences of the various places she has lived in. Carolyn talks about settling into Glengarry, making friends, interest in art, First Impressions Group, and community.
Dates: 2014

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

MURRAY, Judy Anne interviewed by Seona Craig

 Record Group — Box: 32
Identifier: H0237
Overview In this interview Judy discusses and explains family history, Nurse Training and employment history, social life in Invercargill; referring to the Grand Hotel and the Brown Owl, before talking about marriage, family, and farming. Judy was involved in Riding for the Disabled for 25 years. She also talks about overseas travel.
Dates: 2015

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

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