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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
School status Open school [1886 - present]
Dates: Majority of material found within 1887 - 1976

BALLANTYNE, Colin Stewart interviewed by Rory Sweetman

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

Balneaves and Robertson Family Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: A0621
Overview This collection is awaiting arrangement and description. Please contact Archives staff for further information. The collection contains:- 19 WWI letters to members of the Andrew Balneaves family in Mataura, Southland, from John (Doie) Balneaves, Andrew Ewen (Ewen, Young Un) Balneaves, and William (Billy) Robertson (husband of Annie Balneaves), 1916 - 1918.- One WWI letter from A. Reid (John Alexander) to Uncle (from Mossburn, connection to Balneaves and Robertson...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1916 - 1918

BARKER, John Charles interviewed by Morag Forrester

 Record Group — Box: 54
Identifier: H0571
Overview From a young age, John Barker developed a keen interest in deer hunting around the Gisbome district in which he grew up. But it was the lure of hunting the bigger Fiordland wapiti that inevitably drew him to a job at Milford Sound where his spare time was spent shooting deer and hybrid wapiti in the Fiordland mountains. Not long before his arrival, helicopters had started being used in the venison recovery industry in the same area and by the early 1970s John formed a business partnership which...
Dates: 2007

BARNES, Clifford Henry (Cliff) interviewed by Morag Forrester

 Record Group — Box: 52
Identifier: H0559
Overview The son of a shearer who worked in the Te Anau Basin during the 1940s, Cliff's first introduction to the district was in 1945. Since then he has developed extensive knowledge of the deer-run hinterland as well as the craggy coastline of the southern fiords where he spent many years both as fisherman and tourism operator. In this interview, Cliff remembers traditional skills such as blade-shearing and oyster-catching as well as forming a small tourism business in Doubtful Sound. He also talks...
Dates: 2006

Barnes, Evans Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: A0691
Processing Information This collection is awaiting arrangement and description. Please contact Archives staff for details of collection content.


PDF copy of Gunner Stephen Barnes' (WWI 50187) WWI diary 1917 - 1918 (includes photographs of Stephen and family)

JPEG's of Seymour Evans (WWI 43777) WWI Pay Book and JPEG's of military information contained within the standard issued Soldiers Diary
Dates: Majority of material found within 1917 - 1918

BARNES, Irene Rosslyn interviewed by Morag Forrester

 Record Group — Box: 52
Identifier: H0560
Overview A resident of Manapouri for more than forty years, Irene has played an active role in the community, initially because of her parental involvement in the local schools and later as a local government representative. In addition to bringing up their five children, Irene also worked alongside her husband during the years he operated his own charter boat tour guide business in Doubtful Sound. Latterly, as well as local government issues she was also a representative on the Guardians of the...
Dates: 2006

BATES, Isobel Helen interviewed by Vanya Bailey

 Record Group — Box: 46
Identifier: H0490
Dates: 2021

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

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