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Nightcaps (N.Z.)

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Western Southland

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

ALLAN, Robert Bruce (Carter) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box 28
Identifier: H0183
Overview Born in Nightcaps Robert talks of family, his mother’s vegetable garden and chores, the effects of mining on the town and the reduced number of people living in Nightcaps now. He tells of work and friends in the mining industry where he worked underground for 41 years. He worked at Mt. Linton mines where the workers had to work hard. He helped to set up the Ohai Railway Trust Board and finishes the interview by recalling the building of the Pub in Ohai by the Taylors.
Dates: 2013

Barry Benjamin KEEN in a Racecar

 Digital Image
Identifier: DH04360004
Dates: 2007

Barry Benjamin KEEN Sitting on a Racecar Wheel

 Digital Image
Identifier: DH04360003
Dates: 2007

BOKSER, Beth interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box 28
Identifier: H0182
Overview Beth recalls her family history, education and living on a farm at Wairio. Her employment included: aiding at the Nightcaps Maternity Hospital, Nursemaid at Mt. Linton for the McGregor family, and working at the local bakery. She describes wages and cost of items of the time as well as social activities and the meeting of and marrying her husband. She discusses his employment in transport and mining and her concerns for him in his occupation of 40 years in the mines. She goes on to recall...
Dates: 2013

BOOTH, Vincent Paul 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 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

Coal Mine at Nightcaps

 Digital Image
Identifier: D18050002

Coal Mine at Nightcaps, c.1900

 Item — Box 1: Series S2619; Series S1805; Series S0874; Series S0875; Series S0504; Series S0602; Series S1053; Series S1172; Series S1172; Series S1167; Series S1166; Series S0949; Series S0950; Series S0975; Series S1343; Series S1400; Series S1402; Series S1401; Series S1403; Series S1797; Series S1883 [Barcode: Small Collections Box 1]
Identifier: S18050002