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Independent Order of Odd Fellows - Jewel of Wyndham Rebekah lodge Number 99

 Record Group
Identifier: A0545
Dates: Majority of material found within 1951 - 2000

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

MASON, Barbara Jean interviewed by Virginia Henderson

 Record Group — Box: 26
Identifier: H0118
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the Wendon Valley Research Project. In this interview Barbara talks of her family history dating back to her grandparents, the purchase of the family farm at Wyndham Valley and the history of the family here; and of her marriage to Bill Mason and move to Otara where they took over Bill’s uncles farm. She describes what it was like for her to leave Wyndham Valley to go to Otara. Barbara also recalls her education at Wyndham Valley School and a little local...
Dates: 2012

McDONALD, Avis Jennifer interviewed by Sandy Eggleston

 Record Group — Box: 18
Identifier: H0086
Overview In this interview whilst Avis covers her family history dating back to her grandparents, she predominantly focuses on the flax industry through reflecting on and describing her family’s involvement in this industry, the history of the industry and its workers. Avis also covers her education, employment and siblings.
Dates: 2011

South Wyndham School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0480
Dates: Majority of material found within 1883 - 1968

St Mary's Anglican Church (Wyndham)

 Record Group
Identifier: A0584
Dates: Majority of material found within 1883 - 1974

STIRLING, John Alexander (Jack) interviewed by Jane Craske

 Record Group — Box: 31
Identifier: H0229
Overview This interview looks at Jack’s family history around Wyndham-Waimahaka-Fortrose. The family farm was called ‘Alameda’. Jack details and describes his early memories of his education, the polio epidemic and its affects, jobs he did on the farm and farming types and practices e.g. sheep sharing, transporting of stock. He looks at the changes to farming and the district after WW2 and social life of the time e.g. football, dances, floundering, whitebaiting, eeling and car types.
Dates: 2015

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

Wyndham Anglican Parish

 Record Group
Identifier: A0583
Dates: Majority of material found within 1897 - 1982

Wyndham District High School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0457
Dates: Majority of material found within 1924 - 1954