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Discovering Glengarry's Community Spirit Oral History Project, 2014

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Special project of the Southland Oral History Project

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

ADAMS, Fiona Melissa interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box 30
Identifier: H0215
Overview This interview is part of the "Discovering Glengarry’s Community Spirit" project. Fiona share stories about living in Glengarry where she shifted to with her family aged 8 and continues to live in with her own children. Her stories include attending Surrey Park and Lithgow schools; and various businesses in the area and social history of the area.
Dates: 2014

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

CLARKE, Jane Shirley interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box 30
Identifier: H0201
Overview In this interview Jane talks about her family and family history being born in Wyndham. She goes on to discuss her various areas of employment, marriage, first home in Morton Street and then the move to Glengarry where she has remained. Jane talks of the development of the new suburb and her involvement in the local community through committees, fundraising etc. She reflects on life back then in the neighbourhood and life now as well as social activities, interests and the purchase of their...
Dates: 2014

EDMONDS, Betty Isabel Interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box 22
Identifier: H0227
Overview This interview covers Betty's life and in particular her life in Glengarry where she moved in 1966. It was recorded as part of the Discovering Glengarry's Community Spirit Project in 2014. Betty discusses family history, living in Invercargill until the age of 16 when she moved to farm at Oreti Plains. When she met her husband, they moved into a home they had built in Glengarry. Betty recalls life in Glengarry e.g., the first supermarket in Invercargill, helping at school fairs, visiting...
Dates: 2015

FORDYCE, Shona Joyce interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box 29
Identifier: H0199
Overview This interview is part of the "Discovering Glengarry’s Community Spirit" project. In this interview Shona discusses and details family history, growing up in Colac Bay, and her father’s occupation. She recalls Maori culture and Takutai O Te Marae in Colac Bay. She discusses her nursing career, marriage, house plans and the Glengarry community.
Dates: 2014

FREWEN, Lindsay Thomas interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box 35
Identifier: H0228
Abstract This interview is part of the "Discovering Glengarry’s Community Spirit" project. Lindsay recalls family history, shifting from Oamaru to Invercargill. His memories included: living and growing up in Glengarry, going to the Round Table Coffee Lounge, Woolworths, the building of the Southland Savings Bank in Glengarry and general history of the area.
Dates: 2015

FROST, Key Anthony interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box 30
Identifier: H0203
Overview In this interview Key talks about family history and how employment brought the family to Glengarry Invercargill. He recalls early memories of home, neighbourhood with its diversity of cultures and friendships. In particular his long friendship with Michael Tau. He also talks about his education, religion and memories of Glengarry.
Dates: 2014

HARTSTONGE, Leanne Michelle interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box 30
Identifier: H0205
Overview This interview is part of the "Discovering Glengarry’s Community Spirit" project. Leanne was born in Timaru and attended Otago University and Medical School in Christchurch gaining a PhD. She moved to Invercargill in 2002. After living on a life style block, she moved to Glengarry and describes why she likes living in this community.
Dates: 2014

HARTSTONGE, Michael Joseph interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box 30
Identifier: H0206
Overview This interview is part of the "Discovering Glengarry’s Community Spirit" project.
Dates: 2014