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Tapanui (N.Z.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

COYLE, David John interviewed by Joy Lietze

 Record Group — Box 28
Identifier: H0189
Overview In this extensive interview David recalls his family history and life; World War 2, education and in employment. He goes in to detail about his employment in the timber industry in Tapanui covering aspects from the sawmills through to the selling of the timber off shore.
Dates: 2013

Foster Postcard and Photograph Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: A0630
Overview Processing Note: This collection is awaiting arrangement and description. Please contact Archives staff for details of collection content.
Dates: Majority of material found within c.1910 - 1917

Irene Margaret Kennedy: Tapanui's Postwoman (on bike)

 Digital Image
Identifier: DH00310016
Dates: 1970s

LIETZE, Sadie May interviewed by Joy Lietze

 Record Group — Box 19
Identifier: H0058
Overview In the first interview Sadie talks of her early life, education, health and family on a dairy farm on the Otago Peninsula. After leaving school Sadie attended Dunedin Tech and studied art, English, and maths for 2 years. Her family moved to Burke where Sadie found employment. During the war years Sadie joined the NZ Women’s Land Service where she worked in Omarama and Kelso. When in Kelso she met her husband. She goes onto to talk about her family and involvement in the women’s section of...
Dates: 2011

REDDITT, Leslie James interviewed by Joy Lietze

 Record Group — Box 2
Identifier: H0032
Overview Leslie talks of his family history, education and home domestic life in the Tapanui area. He describes the depression years, working in the forestry in Rotorua, the loss of his brother in the war, his marriage/family and farming life, where he has seen many changes and practices over 70 years in the industry. Leslie also talks about steam trains and rail service in the area as well as his interest in the Racing Club and Dog trails.
Dates: 2010

SMITH, Graeme John interviewed by Rosalyn Smith

 Record Group — Box 24
Identifier: H0088
Overview In this interview Graeme looks at family history of parents/grandparents, their farm, employment, and marriages. Graeme recalls family outings, childhood activities, education, sports, interest in drama and his apprenticeship as a carpenter. He also covers his marriage, children and his involvement in community projects and fundraising in Tapanui e.g. the building of the Tapanui Community Centre; and his love of history and writing ‘Tapanui turns 100'.
Dates: 2011