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Record Group — Box: 19
Overview Ted grew up at Forest Hill. In this interview he looks at his family history, describes rabbiting, trapping and the processing of the rabbits. He goes onto describe his farming life after taking over the farm after his father’s death in 1942. He was good with machinery which lead him to repairing his neighbours machinery and inventing the Suction Dredge for Gold mining when he became involved in gold mining. He tells of going hunting, tramping and climbing; of his involvement with rifle...
Dates: 2011 - 2012
Record Group — Box: 11
Overview In this interview Ack covers his family history, his education, marriage and life in Athol including in this weather conditions, railway services, the industry that goes around farming and social life e.g. dances, movies etc. He tells of various farming types used e.g. sheep and fescue as a cash crop. He also mentions goldmining at Nokomai.
Record Group — Box: 24
Overview This interview looks at family history, siblings, education, employment and marriage. It also covers social issues/happenings of the time and the building up of a footwear business which became the largest footwear retailer in NZ, and husband became Mayor of Invercargill and Mabel was involved in many organisations and was awarded an MBE.
- Subject: Gold mines and mining X