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LAMB, James Alexander (Jim) interviewed by Virginia Henderson

 Record Group — Box: 20
Identifier: H0115
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the Wendon Valley Research Project. Jim details his family history dating back to his grandparents and the purchase of Larg Farm in the Wendon Valley. His father began the Waikaka Dairy Factory. He tells how his mother managed the farm after the early death of his father. Jim goes on to describe childhood memories of milking cows, having a horse and rugby. He gives a history of the Wendon Valley School, his marriage and birth of his children and explains...
Dates: 2012

MACKAY, Alistair Donald interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 20
Identifier: H0054
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the About Us Voices of Southland collection. Alistair was born in Glasgow. During World War 2 his family returned to NZ by boat and there is a description of this hazardous experience. He compares life in Southland to Scotland e.g. farming techniques. His working life was spent farming which he describes i.e. impact of dairying on rural communities and changes to farming practice. Alistair had a close affinity with Scottish roots-societies which he...
Dates: 2011

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