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Nightcaps (N.Z.)

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Western Southland

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

EXCELL, Walter interviewed by David van Tongeren

 Record Group — Box 44
Identifier: H0451
Overview In this interview Walter discusses family, education, employment, teaching career and leisure pursuits e.g. fishing and hunting that bolstered food supplies. He talks about being a conscientious objector and the consequences of this on his life. He goes on to share some history of mines in Western Southland and some local stories e.g. the first and only train robbery in Southland.
Dates: 1994

KLEMICK, Martin (Marty) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box 28
Identifier: H0181
Overview Marty talks of his family history and life growing up in a large family in Nightcaps; his education and employment in the local mines. He recalls topics such as: mine safety, explosives, physical work, unions, mine managers, wages etc. His father built their family home and this is one of the oldest homes in Nightcaps. Marty also looks at friendships built through his work.
Dates: 2013

MOYLAN, Juliette Margaret (Julie) interviewed by Anne McCracken

 Record Group — Box 31
Identifier: H0413
Dates: Majority of material found within 2019-2020

NEYLON, James Francis interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box 21
Identifier: H0077
Overview In this interview Jim describes his family history, life in Nightcaps, early childhood memories and education at Wrey’s Bush Convent and St Kevins in Oamaru. He worked in the mining industry for 43 years and gives a detailed description of this work and the history of the mines, conditions of work, strikes and an explosion/fire in the Wairaki mine in 1972. He tells of his marriage and 5 children; their lives and achievements.
Dates: 2008

Nightcaps Band [named]

 Digital Image
Identifier: D20680038

Nightcaps Band [named], c.1909

 Item — Box 1: Series S2068
Identifier: S20680038
Scope and Contents Group photograph of the Nightcaps Band. Photographer unknown.
Dates: c.1909

Nightcaps Coal Company

 Digital Image
Identifier: D18050001

Nightcaps Coal Company Ltd

Identifier: A0530

Nightcaps District High School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0322
Dates: Majority of material found within 1937 - 1954