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BOLGER, Montague Graham (Monty) interviewed by Edna McKelvie

 Record Group — Box: 57
Identifier: H0611
Overview Montague Bolger was born in Christchurch in 1910. Mentions his Irish grandparents meeting on the journey to New Zealand and subsequently having four sons. Notes that his parents John and Ethel had six sons. Recalls his father's employment at Costers coal mine, the Mataura Freezing Works and on their farm on the Mataura Winton road. Describes attending the Mataura School and leaving at the age of fourteen. Talks about working as engine driver at Rowes coal mine where his father was manager....
Dates: 1998

BOND, Ria Iris Daphne interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 34
Identifier: H0219
Overview This interview is part of the "Discovering Glengarry’s Community Spirit" project. In this interview Ria recalls family history, early life and move with family to Invercargill from Christchurch. She recalls growing up in Glengarry and what made Glengarry a connected place. She reflects on Glengarry now. Ria also details her career as a hairdresser and her move into politics.
Dates: 2014

BOOTH, Vincent Paul (Tinny) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 3
Identifier: H0001
Overview The interview covers Mr Booth's childhood in Nightcaps, farming at Bowmont Station, and work at the coal mines.
Dates: 2009

BOOTH, Vincent Paul (Tinny) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 28
Identifier: H0184
Overview In this interview Vincent recalls his life and work in the mines around Nightcaps and Ohai for forty years. He also talks of the retail outlets in Nightcaps and latterly their decline, his interest in rugby, home ownership, marriage and friends.
Dates: 2013

BOYLE, Norma Ruth interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0034
Overview Norma describes her personal education history at Tuatapere School, Dux of Nightcaps District School, attendances at Southland Girls High and later to training College. She talks of teaching techniques and outlines her teaching career as well as comparing the current education system with past.
Dates: 2007

BRADLEY, Norah Kathleen Interviewed by Margaret Ann Irving

 Record Group — Box: 43
Identifier: H0464
Dates: 2005 - 2006

BRADSHAW, Rex Lindsay John interviewed by Morag Forrester

 Record Group — Box: 51
Identifier: H0551
Overview Rex grew up in the 1930s on Stewart Island surrounded by the sea and people whose lives were ruled by the tides and the weather. Despite his mothers’ efforts to prevent him going into an industry that had taken the lives of some of her immediate family, Rex spent nearly 50 years making a living from the seas around his childhood home and along the Fiordland Coast. He remembers a time when crayfish were considered not worth catching. In this profile he gives an account of those early days and...
Dates: 2004

BRAND, Esther Mary interviewed by Margaret Ann Irving

 Record Group — Box: 8
Identifier: H0236
Dates: 2004

BRAVEN, Wiliam Edward (Ted) interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 19
Identifier: H0095
Overview Ted grew up at Forest Hill. In this interview he looks at his family history, describes rabbiting, trapping and the processing of the rabbits. He goes onto describe his farming life after taking over the farm after his father’s death in 1942. He was good with machinery which lead him to repairing his neighbours machinery and inventing the Suction Dredge for Gold mining when he became involved in gold mining. He tells of going hunting, tramping and climbing; of his involvement with rifle...
Dates: 2011 - 2012

BREAYLEY, Jeanette Marjorie interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 33
Identifier: H0261
Overview In this interview Jeanette tells of her nurses training and career. She became the Principal Nurse at Riverton Hospital in 1977 and remained in this position until 1997. She explains some of the initiatives she introduced which included: patients dressing during the day, visits from the local Playcentre, a cat and dog, making better use of staff resources through changes to shifts. She goes on to tell of efforts to stop the closing at various times. Jeanette had a 39 year career in nursing.
Dates: 2016

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