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CATTO, Leslie John (Jack) interviewed by Margaret McDougall

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: H0093
Overview In this interview Jack tells of his family, growing up on the farm i.e. the home, going to school, food chores etc. He goes on to talk of his marriage and children; and describes the war years and its effect on his family i.e. death of his brother. Jack also talks about the history of their farm e.g. 3 generations, accidents and type of farming.
Dates: 2012

CULLEN, Heather Jean interviewed by Kelly Haydon

 Record Group — Box: 17
Identifier: H0087
Overview In this interview Heather tells of her family and education at: Morton Mains School, Mataura Primary School and Gore High School as well as her tertiary education at Dunedin Training College and subjects at University. Heather recalls her reasons for becoming a teacher and her teaching career. She goes on to talk about her marriage to Peter, the building of their home, the neighbours, neighbourhood and the history behind the naming of their street (North Terrace.) In retirement she and Peter...
Dates: 2011

East Gore School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0191
Dates: Majority of material found within 1893 - 1970

FARRY, Gabriel Anthony interviewed by Valmai Redhead

 Record Group — Box: 9
Identifier: H0045
Overview In this interview Gabriel gives a description of his family history, his home life, education and family business in Gore. He joined the Gore Lions on its opening day and was a member for almost 50 years. He gives a detailed account of the many and varied projects Lions have been part of e.g. St James Theatre Trust, John Money Wing, James Cumming wing etc.
Dates: 2011

Gordon School [now East Gore School]

 Record Group
Identifier: A0224
Dates: Majority of material found within 1886 - 1907

Gore School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0225
Dates: Majority of material found within 1882 - 1978

Holy Trinity Anglican Church (Gore)

 Record Group
Identifier: A0580

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

MARSHALL, Robert Noel interviewed by Oweena Frew

 Record Group — Box: 7
Identifier: H0110
Overview Robert shares his family history, living at the Invercargill Race Course where his father was the caretaker for 41 years. Robert covers his education, employment record, and years in the war where he was in Italy, Egypt and Casino; on returning to NZ he married, had a family, set up business in Gore with Fred Harvey for 20 years and purchased 200 acres of land. He introduced plumbing to business and were the first to produce long run spouting in NZ. He also gives a description of making metal...
Dates: 2012

MCLEOD, Reginald George Alexander interviewed by Gill Poplur

 Record Group — Box: 31
Identifier: H0224
Overview In this interview Reginald starts his story in the 1940s around Gore/Mataura looking at general living, farming practices and culture of the times. He talks of his interest in rugby and support of Pirates Rugby Club. Reginald also gives a detailed account of his working career as an electrician, becoming an electrical inspector and supporting the police 1988-1996.
Dates: 2014