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Awarua Plains School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0132
Dates: Majority of material found within 1905 - 1929

AYSON, Peter Douglas Giffin interviewed by Wendy Williamson

 Record Group — Box: 17
Identifier: H0119
Overview In this interview Peter talks of his family settling at Warepa and their history. His Grandfather wrote a book titled ‘Pioneering in Otago’ and Peter himself wrote a book about the Ayson Story. He was appointed the Chief of the Ayson Society. He recalls memories of his home, his mother’s chores e.g. laundry, cooking etc., his own chores, silent movies and the first talking movie. He covers social customs events and gatherings e.g. Christmas, gift evenings. Peter tells of his education,...
Dates: 2009

AYSON, Peter Leicester interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 20
Identifier: H0120
Overview Peter tells his family history, the birth of his twin and himself prematurely, and his siblings. He talks of the effects on Otautau and his upbringing of the outbreak of World War 2. His family was more self-sufficient on the farm having eggs, homemade butter and wiener pigs to sell. He attended secondary school in Invercargill returning home to the farm. He gives a description of running their dairy and sheep farm and hay making. He took over the farm in 1961 and when it became too small he...
Dates: 2006

BALAN Virginia Elena (Gina) interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0056
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the About Us Voices of Southland collection. This interview tells of family history, life and education under communist system in Romania. It describes the 1989 revolution and the road to democracy. Virginia discusses the process of leaving Romania in 2001 and resettling in NZ/Invercargill becoming an NZ Citizen.
Dates: 2011

Balfour School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0133
Dates: Majority of material found within 1887 - 1954

BALLANTYNE, Colin Stewart interviewed by Rory Sweetman

 Record Group — Box: 25
Identifier: H0392
Dates: 2019

BATT, Harold Ernest Norman (Ernie) and Joan interviewed by Richard Savory

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0072
Overview This interview looks at Ernie’s early life growing at Waimatuku, joining the army, training at Papakura and disembarking for Egypt. He gives a description of training in Egypt and Greece with 5th Field Regiment; Describes fighting in Greece-Crete. Ernie ecame a prisoner of war (POW) in Stalag 8b and discusses his time there. He met Joan when he returned to England. After the war they settled in Winton where he started his own contracting business and Joan was very involved in Plunket, Croquet,...
Dates: 2008

BAXTER, Sylvia Muriel Mathilde interviewed by Maree Wilks

 Record Group — Box: 27
Identifier: H0408
Dates: 2019

Beaumont School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0134
Dates: Majority of material found within 1908 - 1926

Benio School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0135
Dates: Majority of material found within 1899 - 1915

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