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Record Group — Box: 3
Overview This interview covers Frank’s family, war service and work history; went on active service in 1943 to the Middle East with 9th Reinforcements. There is a description of training and battles in Italy and the battle of Casino. Frank was injured twice. On return to NZ to he worked on farms, at the freezing works, meet and married his wife Val. Interests include: Lions Club, Probus Bowls and Tai Chai.
Record Group — Box: 10
Overview In this interview Nalda looks extensively at her family history in Tasmania and their settling Riverton. She details her parent’s hotel, talks of school holidays, entertainment for children at Riverton, her own education and later employment. She reflects on the outbreak of WW2, its effects, joining the army, meeting her husband and his participation in Greece with 23rd battalion. She discusses Gratuities and Rehabilitation Assistance, the building of their first home and family life.
Record Group — Box: 16
Overview In this interview Ruth Mathieson talks about her father Vic Stevens. Vic was the 13th of 14 children and was born in 1905. He attended Wild Bush, Riverton and Oraki Schools. When he left school he went to work on the family farm in Longwood and then he was employed by Parkinsons, an electrical installation company, in Invercargill. He worked with a gang getting houses "hooked up to the electric". Vic then mobved to the West Coast and played rugby for the Star Rugby Club and he met and married...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1923 - 1930
Dates: Majority of material found within 1884 - 1969
Dates: 1908 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1908 - 1928; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1984
Dates: Majority of material found within 1882 - 1883
Dates: Majority of material found within 1913 - 1954
Scope and Contents The marriage registers include marriages for St Faith's Church (Orepuki), St Leonard's Church (Thornbury), St George's Church (Tuatapere), and Holy Trinity Church (Winton), from around the 1890s to 1930s. There are also a number of marriages in private residences.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1860 - 1935
Record Group — Box: 23
Overview This interview cover’s Ronald’s early life in Riverton and account of parents and siblings interests and achievements. Ronald talks of training to be a school teacher, and his contribution to education in Southland i.e. teacher, University Extension, WEA and Enrich Centre. He also talks of his own strengths, interests and philosophy in relation to education delivery; as well as his Imperial Relations Bursary.