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Rabbits - Control

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

EVANS, Valmai Ella Sophia interviewed by Lloyd Esler

 Record Group — Box 26
Identifier: H0123
Overview Val talks of her early life being part of a Conscientious Objectors family during WW2. Her parent’s dairy farmed at Waimatua. Val describes and details life on the farm and the kindness of neighbours when her father was taken to Detention Camp. She explains her father’s reasons and what he did during his 2.5 years in the camp. She goes onto describe the living conditions and routines of the family at home during this time. When her father returned home, he became a rabitter. She recalls her own...
Dates: 2008

Gilbert Shirley in his fathers rabbit truck - R. M. Shirley, Kapuka

 Digital Image
Identifier: DH02960004
Dates: No Date

LEITCH, Graeme McKenzie interviewed by George Taylor

 Record Group — Box 4
Identifier: H0007
Overview In this interview Graeme recalls a variety of subjects, events and identities around the Wyndham, Mataura, Mokoreta areas. He talks of his father’s hunting of possums, rabbits, wild pigs and his father’s work history at the Titiroa Dairy Factory and the Rabbit Board; as well as his parents’ marriage and his siblings. He goes onto talk of his own employment as a plumber and being responsible for the issuing and renewing of firearm licenses in the Wyndham and Mataura Districts. He was also a...
Dates: 2010

LINDSAY, Frank Ritchie interviewed by Richard Savory

 Record Group — Box 18
Identifier: H0343
Overview Ritchie looks at the history of the family farm in Drummond i.e. the various owners and at his extended family. He describes crops and farming practices and he was educated at Isla bank School and Southland Technical College leaving school at 14 to work on the farm. He remembers Invercargill Show Days, Stock sales at Winton and his war years’ service. He purchased his farm with the support of father’s friend. He discusses the rabbit problem and control of this and general life e.g. kerosene...
Dates: 2009

MACKENZIE, Malcolm David interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box 1
Identifier: H0108
Overview In this interview, Malcolm talks about his family background and farm life on Heatherlea Farm (East Limehills, Southland), as well as physical details of the farm. He describes roles of family members in farm and household work; rabbit control activities during childhood; owners of neighboring farms; changes in farming practices and in the farming community; attendance at Limehills School and Browns School; father’s illness and early death; background on Otapiri Hall and Otapiri Dance Club;...
Dates: 2013

PALMER, Margaret Robina interviewed by Tessa Smith

 Record Group — Box 39
Identifier: H0454
Overview This interview covers Robina's early life in Glenham where she was born and raised on a small dairy farm. Robina recounts memories of farming life, her move to Roxburgh when she was eighteen, and her time living in Invercargill as a married woman. Robina details her family's history, living through WWII and her memories of D-Day, and other memories of her childhood.
Dates: 2021

Phillip Shirley and Les McDowell - Southern District

 Digital Image
Identifier: DH02960003
Dates: No Date

REID, Roy Watson interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box 39
Identifier: H0107
Overview In this interview Roy tells of his family history dating back to 1888, his home, education, childhood activities on the farm e.g., rabbiting, catching eels. He details farming sheep and fescue. He looks at the history of and changes to Mossburn, social activities and how his parents met.
Dates: 2013