Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 13
Record Group — Box: 30
Overview In this interview Jane talks about her family and family history being born in Wyndham. She goes on to discuss her various areas of employment, marriage, first home in Morton Street and then the move to Glengarry where she has remained. Jane talks of the development of the new suburb and her involvement in the local community through committees, fundraising etc. She reflects on life back then in the neighbourhood and life now as well as social activities, interests and the purchase of their...
Record Group — Box: 3
Overview In this interview Betty talks of her early life and education at Glenham and Wyndham, of learning to play the piano and later becoming a piano teacher in the district. In 1950 Betty joined a women’s choir and she talks of her involvement with this group and their achievements for 25 years.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1951 - 2000
Record Group — Box: 4
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...
Record Group — Box: 26
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...
Record Group — Box: 18
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: Majority of material found within 1883 - 1968
Dates: Majority of material found within 1883 - 1974
Record Group — Box: 31
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.
Record Group — Box: 7
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...
- Subject: Wyndham (N.Z.) X
- Southland Oral History Project 7
- Invercargill City Libraries and Archives 6
- Eastern Southland (N.Z.) 8
- Oral history 7
- Southland (N.Z.) 4
- School records 3
- Voluntarism 3
- Church records and registers 2
- Agriculture 1
- Dairy factories 1
- Discovering Glengarry's Community Spirit Oral History Project, 2014 1
- Education 1
- Flax Industry 1
- Fortrose (N.Z.) 1
- Friendly societies 1
- Glenham (N.Z.) 1
- Mataura (N.Z.) 1
- Music 1
- Rabbits - Control 1
- Redan (N.Z.) 1
- Sheep Farming 1
- Waimahaka (N.Z.) 1
- Wendon Valley (N.Z.) 1
- Wendon Valley Oral History Project, 2012 1
- Women -- Societies and clubs 1
- World War, 1939-1945 1 ∧ less
- Church of England 2
- Amundsen, Rebecca 1
- Clarke, Shirley Jane 1
- Craske, Jane 1
- Eggleston, Sandy 1