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Avondale School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0131
School status Closed school [unknown when closed]
Dates: Majority of material found within 1906 - 1913

Awarua Plains School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0132
School status Closed school [ - 1929]
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

AYSON, Peter Leicester interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 12
Identifier: H0303
Overview This interview is a topic based interview about the 1984 flood and was recorded following the 25th anniversary of the flood. In this interview Peter gives a brief overview of his family and his occupation before going on to detail the events around the 1984 flood and its impacts on Otautau and surrounding areas. He covers the flood and the eventual clean up and the lengthy process that this was.
Dates: 2009

BAILEY, Mae Florence interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 33
Identifier: H0259
Dates: 2016

BAILEY, Mae Florence interviewed by Karyn Owen

 Record Group — Box: 33
Identifier: H0248
Overview In this interview Mae recalls her early memories of home, farm, education, training to become a nurse and her nursing career. She worked as a nurse until her marriage. She also recalls in detail her memories of WW2 and how it impacted their region. Later she talks about social activities which included: all the shopping available in Riverton, movies at Orepuki, summer trains coming to Riverton Beach and the Tuatapere Sports Day.
Dates: 2016

BAILEY, Maureen Dorothy interviewed by Lynne Grove

 Record Group — Box: 13
Identifier: H0300
Dates: 2006

BAKER, Alexander Donald (Donny) interviewed by Morag Forrester

 Record Group — Box: 48
Identifier: H0533
Overview Donny is one of a handful of residents in the Te Anau basin who can provide first hand accounts of the life and times of the district as far back as the 1930s. As he said off-tape, it is difficult to give a complete picture of events in just a couple of hour’s conversation. However, his comments and come of his early photographs illustrate much of a bygone era.
Dates: 2004

BAKER, Russell Victor interviewed by Morag Forrester

 Record Group — Box: 53
Identifier: H0568
Overview The Baker family's connections with the Te Anau Basin go back more than half a century when Russell's father worked on the electrical supplies during the last stages of the Homer Tunnel construction. By 1964 Te Anau had become the family's permanent home and it wasn't long before Russell combined two of his favourite pastimes deer-hunting and aviation. In the late 1960s he was involved in venison recovery as a meathunter and after passing his commercial pilot's licence in 1975 he used fixed...
Dates: 2007

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