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Birchwood School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0137
School status Closed school [1910 - 1943]
Dates: Majority of material found within 1910 - 1943

BLACK, Robert Theodore (Bob) interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 24
Identifier: H0092
Overview Bob looks at family history and their settling on the Ermadale farm, its condition, childhood chores and child pass times e.g. hut building and collecting birds eggs. He briefly looks at the war years; his marriage, children and of a 100 acres farm at Gropers Bush. He eventual grew his farm ownership to 1100 acres between Gropers Bush, Waipango and Ermadale; talking of the condition and farming of these. He also worked as a contractor and shearer and purchased a portable hay baler working...
Dates: 2012

BLACK, William Arthur (Bill) interviewed by Morag Forrester

 Record Group — Box: 53
Identifier: H0565
Overview William Arthur (Bill) Black has become a well-known figure both in aviation circles and among the general population of New Zealand as a result of his search and rescue activities in the south. From a young age he developed a keen interest in aeroplanes and bought his first Tiger Moth while still a teenager. Only a couple of years later he was working as a commercial pilot for Te Anau-based company, Ritchie Air Services, when as well as scenic flights he was providing air-freight services for...
Dates: 2007

Blackmount School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0138
School status Closed school [1911 - 2014]
Dates: Majority of material found within 1911 - 2014

Blakie Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: A0486
Dates: 1901 - 1953

BLATCH, Lewis Francis (Lew) interviewed by Morag Forrester

 Record Group — Box: 50
Identifier: H0543
Overview Lewis Blatch grew up on one of Te Anau's original pastoral runs, Lynwood Station. Along with his younger sister, Win, he is one of a dwindling group of people who can recall life in what was once a remote part of New Zealand, bordering the Fiordland National Park. In this interview, Lewis talks about the methods his father and brothers used on the Station's freehold pastures and the open run country before the government implemented its huge land development programme in the 1950s.
Dates: 2005

Bluecliffs Diary

 Record Group
Identifier: A0038
Scope and Contents A single item that is essentially the 'log' of activities by users of a hut at Blue Cliffs,Southland, 1942 to 1957.
Dates: 1942 - 1968

Bluff Cemeteries

 Record Group
Identifier: A0048
Dates: Majority of material found within 1961 - 1991

Bluff School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0139
School status Open school [1867 - present]
Dates: Majority of material found within 1882 - 1989

BOKSER, Beth interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 28
Identifier: H0182
Overview Beth recalls her family history, education and living on a farm at Wairio. Her employment included: aiding at the Nightcaps Maternity Hospital, Nursemaid at Mt. Linton for the McGregor family, and working at the local bakery. She describes wages and cost of items of the time as well as social activities and the meeting of and marrying her husband. She discusses his employment in transport and mining and her concerns for him in his occupation of 40 years in the mines. She goes on to recall...
Dates: 2013

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Invercargill City Libraries and Archives 673
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Southland (N.Z.) 312
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In the Wake of the Pioneers: Fiordland Museum Trust Oral History Project 62
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Central Southland (N.Z.) 53
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Discovering Glengarry's Community Spirit Oral History Project, 2014 21
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Awarua Communications Museum Oral History Collection, 2014- 16
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Depressions -- 1929 16
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"About Us Voices of Southland" Oral History Project, 2011 15
Gore District Historical Society Oral History Collection 15
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1984 Southland Flood Oral History Project, 2009 14
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Women's Suffrage Oral History Project (Celebrating 125 years), 2018 14
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Riverton Hospital Oral History Project, 2016 9
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Grand Hotel Oral History Project, 2016 8
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Duston, Gordon Thomas 14
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McCallum, Warrick Linn 11
Craig, Seona 10
Macfie, Cathy 10
McDonald, Avis Jennifer 10
Esler, Lloyd 9
Wadds, Lee 9
Grove, Lynne 8
Hoskin, Harold Philip (Phil) 8
Dawson, Ailsa Ruth 7
Irving, Margaret Ann 7
McCracken, Anne 7
McKenzie, Paula 7
Smith, Pamela 7
Wickes, Chrissy 7
Cairns, Beth 6
Craske, Jane 6
Henderson, Virginia 5
Lietze, Joy 5
Poplur, Gill 5
Bailey, Vanya 4
Conradson, Patricia 4
Presbyterian Church 4
Smith, Tessa 4
Wilks, Maree 4
Dixon, Ngarita Helen 3
Lampitt, Chrissy 3
McCallum, Merren 3
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McFarland, Paulette 3
Miller, Elizabeth Carolyn (Liz) 3
Redhead, Valmai 3
Ayson, Peter Leicester 2
Bailey, Mae Florence 2
Baxter, Sylvia Muriel Mathilde 2
Booth, Vincent Paul 2
Chisholm, Robert John 2
Donaldson, John Malcolm 2
Faul, Alva Mary 2
Favel, Annie Keturah 2
Federated Farmers of New Zealand. Women's Division 2
Fordyce, Shona 2
Goldup, Renee 2
Harvey, Joan 2
Invercargill (N.Z.). City Council 2
Macdonald, Angus David 2
McGilvray, Madeline 2
McKay, Helen Margaret 2
McKenzie, Ann 2
Milnes, Dickon John, Dr 2
Nuttall, Louis Norman (Lou) 2
Pritchard, William John (Jack) 2
Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association. RSA 2
Stoddart, Edith Anne 2
Thompson, Margaret Evelyn 2
Tou, Lisa Essetera 2
Warburton, Warren Gilbert 2
Ward, Patricia Kay 2
West, Victor Clyde 2
Williamson, Wendy 2
Adams, Fiona Melissa 1
Allan, Margaret 1
Allan, Robert Bruce (Carter) 1
Allison, Thomas 1
Amos, Rubina Mary (Ruby) 1
Anderson-Horrell, Ruth 1
Arnett, Jane Mere 1
Arnold, Mary isabel Patterson 1
Aronsen, Gwenith Dawn (Gwen) 1
Ashby, Ronald William (Ron) 1
Ashwell, Harold Francis 1
Ashwell, Reginald George 1
Aspinall, Phyllis May 1
Aurik, Johanna (Hanny) 1
Austin, William Rex 1
Ayson, Peter Douglas Giffen 1
Bailey, Maureen Dorothy 1
Baker, Alexander Donald (Donny) 1
Baker, Russell Victor 1
Balan, Virgina Elena (Gina) 1
Ballantyne, Colin Stewart 1
Barker, John Charles 1
Barnes, Clifford Henry (Cliff) 1
Barnes, Irene Rosslyn 1
Bates, Isobel Helen 1
Batt, Dorothy Joan (Joan) 1
Batt, Harold Ernest Norman (Ernie) 1
Beaton, Sumaria Maureen 1
Beck, James Harry (Jim) 1
Beck, Russell Joseph 1
Beer, Jeanne May 1
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