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Record Group — Box: 38
Overview Ivy talks about her family and childhood. She recalls looking after the family cows as a child. She worked at the Underwood Sugar of Milk factory after leaving school. After a housefire at their property in Makarewa, Ivy and her husband William John and their four children moved to Edendale. She recalls the biggest change in her life was the instillation of electricity.
Overview Processing Note This collection is awaiting arrangement and description. Please contact Archives staff for details of collection content.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1912 - 1930
Record Group — Box: 1
Overview In this interview James talks of his family history and the arrival of his father, who was a baker, to New Zealand in 1902. Father and Uncle had a bakery first in Balfour then in Otautau before buying a farm with brother Tom in 1902. James tells of his parents wedding and his father’s involvement in the community. He recalls memories of school days, education at the Southern Technical College and the declaration of World War 2. He goes onto tell of his recreational past times, religion and...
Record Group — Box: 4
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...
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Dates: Majority of material found within 1913 - 1930
Record Group — Box: 17
Overview Jim talks of his family history – William and Susan Smith were Lighthouse Keepers at Waipapa and Grandparents Samuel and Euphemia Symons farmed at Menzies Ferry. His family lived at Gorge Road where his father was the manager of the Tuturau Dairy Factory as well as a Dairy Farm Manager. He recalls life, education, and community activities at Gorge Road. His family moved to Invercargill and he compares the differences between the two areas. Jim goes onto to talk about social activities, family...
Scope and Contents This item contains a variety of records and documents and, in general, covers the history of the Woodlands Dairy Factory 1922 - 1932.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1922 - 1932
- Subject: Dairy factories X
- Southland Oral History Project 4
- Invercargill City Libraries and Archives 3
- Oral history 4
- Otautau (N.Z.) 2
- Dairy Farming 1
- Deer Farming 1
- Edendale (N.Z.) 1
- Gorge Road (N.Z.) 1
- Hunting 1
- Invercargill (N.Z.) 1
- Makarewa (N.Z.) 1
- Mataura (N.Z.) 1
- Rabbits - Control 1
- Voluntarism 1
- Woodlands (N.Z.) 1
- World War, 1939-1945 1
- Wyndham (N.Z.) 1 ∧ less
- Burnett, Nancy 1
- Flett, James Robert Lyon (Jim) 1
- Leitch, Graeme McKenzie 1
- Smith, James Stuart 1
- Smith, Pamela 1
- Taylor, George 1 ∧ less