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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

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: 2010

Independent Order of Odd Fellows - Jewel of Wyndham Rebekah lodge Number 99

 Record Group
Identifier: A0545
Dates: Majority of material found within 1951 - 2000

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

MASON, Barbara Jean interviewed by Virginia Henderson

 Record Group — Box: 26
Identifier: H0118
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the Wendon Valley Research Project. In this interview Barbara talks of her family history dating back to her grandparents, the purchase of the family farm at Wyndham Valley and the history of the family here; and of her marriage to Bill Mason and move to Otara where they took over Bill’s uncles farm. She describes what it was like for her to leave Wyndham Valley to go to Otara. Barbara also recalls her education at Wyndham Valley School and a little local...
Dates: 2012

MATTHEWS, Mary Lilian interviewed by Gill Poplur

 Record Group — Box: 14
Identifier: H0241
Overview In this interview Mary recalls memories of growing up including: home, toys, her father’s radio. She talks about school, farming chores, and holidays. Mary has travelled both throughout NZ and the Far East.
Dates: 2015 - 2016

McDONALD, Avis Jennifer interviewed by Sandy Eggleston

 Record Group — Box: 18
Identifier: H0086
Overview In this interview whilst Avis covers her family history dating back to her grandparents, she predominantly focuses on the flax industry through reflecting on and describing her family’s involvement in this industry, the history of the industry and its workers. Avis also covers her education, employment and siblings.
Dates: 2011

South Wyndham School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0480
Dates: Majority of material found within 1883 - 1968

St Mary's Anglican Church (Wyndham)

 Record Group
Identifier: A0584
Dates: Majority of material found within 1883 - 1974

STIRLING, John Alexander (Jack) interviewed by Jane Craske

 Record Group — Box: 31
Identifier: H0229
Overview This interview looks at Jack’s family history around Wyndham-Waimahaka-Fortrose. The family farm was called ‘Alameda’. Jack details and describes his early memories of his education, the polio epidemic and its affects, jobs he did on the farm and farming types and practices e.g. sheep sharing, transporting of stock. He looks at the changes to farming and the district after WW2 and social life of the time e.g. football, dances, floundering, whitebaiting, eeling and car types.
Dates: 2015