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COX, Andrew: interviewed by Christine Wickes

 Record Group — Container: Box 22
Identifier: H0394
Overview This interview looks at Any Cox's involvement in the early days of kakapo recovery programme in Stewart Island and Fiordland and elsewhere.
Dates: 2019

Halfmoon Bay School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0234
Dates: Majority of material found within 1883 - 1957, 2003; 2003

Maori Beach School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0293
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920-1934

NATUSCH, Sheila interviewed by Lee Wadds

 Record Group — Box: 20
Identifier: H0145
Overview Shelia tells of life and education on Stewart Island i.e. chores, teachers, enjoyment of art classes and having a love of nature. She wanted to be a writer and artist; and wrote ‘Natural World of the Trails’ and ‘Out of Our Tree’. She left home to go to Dunedin Teacher’s College and she gives a detailed account of her time there. In 1942 she had her first work published called ‘Overland to Pegasus’ in the Wanderlust magazine. She moved to Wellington and worked for the Dominion Museum – then did...
Dates: 2008

NEAVE, Gwen Meyer interviewed by Lee Wadds

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: H0059
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the About Us Voices of Southland collection.
Dates: 2011

PULLEN, Ann Elizabeth: interviewed by Lee Wadds

 Record Group — Container: Box 22
Identifier: H0357
Overview This interview covers Anne's early life in England during the WWII. Emigrated to New Zealand in 1964. Describes voyage and arrival in Auckland. Worked in Wellington/Levin. Moved to Stewart Island and talks about life on the island.
Dates: 2011

Ruapuke School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0400
Dates: Majority of material found within 1910 - 1911

SQUIRES, Clare interviewed by Lee Wadds

 Record Group — Box: 3
Identifier: H0079
Overview In this interview Claire discusses her families association with Stewart Island, their careers and interests. She includes a description of traveling from Wellington to Stewart via ferry and train. She also covers her career choices training first as a nurse then as a kindergarten teacher, her marriage and children and her husband’s career in medicine, his life works and death.
Dates: 2010

The Neck School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0332
Dates: Majority of material found within 1908 - 1914

THOMSON, Barbara Jeanette: interviewed by Lee Wadds

 Record Group — Box: 23
Identifier: H0096
Overview In this interview Barbara looks at her family history on Stewart Island e.g her grandfather building a boat called Huia with the support of his sons. She goes on to describe family outings on it. She tells of the building of the house on Excelsior Road Stewart Island, how her mother cooked on the griddle, her mother encouraging the growth of tree ferns after original growth cleared, and life in general here. She describes family life and friendships with others on the Island through fishing,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 2012 - 2019

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