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Tokanui (N.Z.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

CHISHOLM, Robert John interviewed by Ann McKenzie

 Record Group — Box 28
Identifier: H0190
Overview In this interview Robert tells of his family history, his earliest memories of home aged 2 years, family life, education as well as local history around the Tokanui/Waikawa area. His first job was driving a tractor aged 14. He became ill with rheumatic fever. He goes on to tell of marriage, children and working for a carrying company, Southland County – Roading – and engineers Jones-Graham Hyde. He also talks about Chisholm Bros., and his work on constructing roads in the area. His interests...
Dates: 2013

HAYES, Peter William interviewed by Jane Craske

 Record Group — Box 31
Identifier: H0218
Overview In this interview Peter tells of his life and times on his family farm at Waikawa/Progress Valley. He talks of farming practice, the family interest in music which lead to the formation of the Possum Pickers Band. Peter also tells of his involvement in Rugby and his interest in fishing.
Dates: 2014

LAMB, Agnes Jean interviewed by Jane Craske

 Record Group — Box 31
Identifier: H0225
Overview Agnes recalls family history, moving to Balclutha, education and employment there. She became a nurse working at Balclutha hospital where she met her husband who was a farmer. She gave up nursing to work on the farm and talks of their home, birth of their children, farm work, the children’s education and employment.
Dates: 2014

POPE, Christina Munro (Chrissy) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box 18
Identifier: H0342
Overview At the beginning of this interview Chrissie tells of her grandparents settling in NZ. Her Grandfather, John Robert Lamb, initially at Inch Clutha before getting ballot land at Tokanui. She goes onto describe life both domestic and farming practices on their farm at Quarry Hills. Chrissie recalls her education, leisure activities, marriage, family, moving to and farming at Dipton. When her husband Bill passed away Chrissie worked at H&J Smiths in Invercargill for 20 years in the material...
Dates: 2009

Tokanui School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0354
Dates: Majority of material found within 1888 - 1954