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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

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

Barbara Jean Mason interviewed by Virginia Henderson

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Identifier: H0118
Dates: 2012

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

Beaumont School

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

Benio School

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

Benmore School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0136
Dates: Majority of material found within 1903 - 1912

Beryl Lindsay interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group
Identifier: H0132
Dates: 2007

Beth Bokser interviewed by Jenny Campbell

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Identifier: H0182
Brief Abstract of Beth Bosker Oral History Interview Family were farmers. Maiden name Stoddart. Employment at Nightcaps. Businesses there. Schooling at Nightcaps. Her employment- maid and in bakery. Social life and sports. Marriage and wedding. Nicknames. Mine accidents. Husband’s work as truck driver and in mines. Her children/ family. Significance of family name- nationality French. Family sizes. Mother’s life. Family farm times. Local men going to war. Polio epidemic. Transport. Birthdays. Family life. Family benefit. Family home. Brought up...
Dates: 2013

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