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CHECKETTS, Robert Neville interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0029
Overview This interview is a topic based interview about the 1984 flood and was recorded following the 25th anniversary of the flood. Neville gives an in-depth account of the 1984 Floods and his contribution at this time through the Fire Police and radio technology and communications; His interest in Amateur Radio which lead to his career as a radio technician and his lifelong involvement with Boys Brigade.
Dates: 2010

DRAKE, Reginald Earl Drake interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 25
Identifier: H0121
Overview This interview is a topic based interview about the 1984 flood and was recorded following the 25th anniversary of the flood.
Dates: 2009

GRAY, Colin Alexander interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 23
Identifier: H0049
Overview This interview is a topic based interview about the 1984 flood and was recorded following the 25th anniversary of the flood.
Dates: 2011

KEEN, Victor John interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 20
Identifier: H0129
Overview This interview is part of the 1984 Southland Flood Collection and was recorded following the 25th anniversary of the flood. In this interview Victor tells of his experiences in Otautau during the 1984 flood. Victor was the Deputy District Governor of the Lions District 202F. Victor describes his trip to and from Invercargill airport on the day of the flood and his efforts to return to Aparima on the hundred line. He was delegated work with Welfare (Civil Defence) through the Lions and he...
Dates: 2009

LOWREY, Janice Claire interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 11
Identifier: H0135
Overview Janice describes her experiences, feelings and evacuation in Otautau during the 1984 flood and the aftermath of this event to family, home, business and community.
Dates: 2009

MACDONALD Sarah Black (Sadie) interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 6
Identifier: H0020
Overview In this interview Sadie describes arriving in NZ, their early days of settling in Dunedin her education and gaining employment at Shacklock. She reflects on World war II, its effects and attitudes. Sadie and her husband settled in Otautau where they raised their family. She describes the daily life of Otautau – shops, garages, banks etc., Sister Edwards at the Maternity home. She was employed at Wallace Council and talks of experience in the 1984 floods
Dates: Majority of material found within 2007 - 2008

McALISTER, John Francis interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 20
Identifier: H0137
Overview This interview is a topic based interview about the 1984 flood and was recorded following the 25th anniversary of the flood.
Dates: 2009

McCONECHY Graham Spencer interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 19
Identifier: H0053
Overview This interview is a topic based interview about the 1984 flood and was recorded following the 25th anniversary of the flood. In this interview Graham tells of his family history, his parent’s employment history, his life and his education in Invercargill. He did his apprenticeship as a builder but followed his interest in photography gaining employment in this field. His other interest was Citizen Brand Radio through which he was involved with Civil Defence during the 1984 floods.
Dates: 2011

MURRAY, Daphne Isabel and Brian Maxwell interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 19
Identifier: H0015
Overview This interview forms part of the 1984 Southland Flood Collection and is a topic based interview and was recorded following the 25th anniversary of the flood. Daphne undertook a support roll through Red Cross. There is a description of the history and purpose of Red Cross. She covers the collection and distribution of food, clothing and bedding as well as describing the daily Civil Defense meetings. Brian was a Housing Corp Building inspector and assessed damage to the flooded homes and he gives...
Dates: 2010

STODDART, Edith Anne interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 9
Identifier: H0030
Overview Mrs Stoddart recalls in-depth her involvement in Civil Defence through training as a qualified instructor and the various situations she was involved with i.e. 1978 Mataura Floods, Mt Erebus disaster and the 1984 floods. She discusses the aftermath of the flooding practically as in the cleanup process, finding accommodation/clothing etc. and the importance of psychological help after such disasters.
Dates: 2010

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