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DIXON, Ngarita Helen interviewed by Maree Frewen-Wilkes

 Record Group — Box: 25
Identifier: H0405
Dates: 2019

FAUL, John Keith and Alva Mary interviewed by Anne McCracken

 Record Group — Box: 23
Identifier: H0399
Dates: 2019

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

KLEMICK, Margaret Rose interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 17
Identifier: H0091
Overview In this interview Mrs Klemick discusses her involvement and subsequence work with Schizophrenia Fellowship which was formed on 8 July 1988. This group was later re-named Supporting Families For Mental Wellness. She describes the conditions and care of patients before de-intitutionalisation; work done by the group e.g. sourcing accommodation, fundraising etc. She discusses hospital facilities, support and staff involved.
Dates: 2012

LEITCH, Graeme McKenzie interviewed by George Taylor

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0007
Overview In this interview Graeme recalls a variety of subjects, events and identities around the Wyndham, Mataura, Mokoreta areas. He talks of his father’s hunting of possums, rabbits, wild pigs and his father’s work history at the Titiroa Dairy Factory and the Rabbit Board; as well as his parents’ marriage and his siblings. He goes onto talk of his own employment as a plumber and being responsible for the issuing and renewing of firearm licenses in the Wyndham and Mataura Districts. He was also a...
Dates: 2010

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. In this interview Gwen talks of her family, of being raised by Emmy May Ross a Deaconess in the Presbyterian Church, her education and the meeting of her husband Gary. She goes on to tell of her arrival on Stewart Island, the challenges of living here and of married life her. Gwen describes a full life of involvement in the community through her children’s school, Brownies, local politics, Community Trust and...
Dates: 2011

PIERCY, Geoffrey Thomson interveiwed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 28
Identifier: H0188
Dates: 2013

THOMPSON, Alister McAteer interviewed by Richard Savory

 Record Group — Box: 7
Identifier: H0167
Overview In this interview Alister describes, and explains various aspects and events in his life. He starts by looking at his father’s employment history whilst living in Wyndham which included farming, operating a lignite pit and working for the Town Board. Alister then moves on to his teenage years and involvement with the Methodist Church before covering his war years with first the 24th Battalion before transferring to the 23rd Battalion. In 1980 Alister returned to Crete with his wife Betty and...
Dates: 2009

THOMPSON, Margaret Evelyn interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 14
Identifier: H0268
Dates: 2016

THOMPSON, Margaret Evelyn interveiwed by Ailsa Dawson

 Record Group — Box: 8
Identifier: H0168
Overview Margaret talks of early life on the family farm at Five Rivers describing daily life routines of school, working on the farm after school and the need to order groceries from Invercargill. She recalls recreational pursuits e.g. sports, dances and craft work. Margret goes on to tell of her own children and families and their education. She was a member of St John’s Ambulance for almost 50 years, the caretaker of the Lumsden Hall and School for 28 years and involved in fundraising for the...
Dates: 2007