Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Record Group — Box 22
Record Group — Box 33
Record Group — Box 1
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;...
Record Group — Box 39
Overview In this interview Warrick describes his early life in Woodend and Tisbury. He talks about his work as a butcher and later moving to Riverton. He talks about his involvement in racing and local government and his interest in conservation.
Record Group — Box 19
Record Group — Box 36
Overview This interview talks about Andrew's involvement in the Kakapo Recovery Project.
Record Group — Box 19
Overview In this interview Roger recalls his childhood memories and his strong interest in wild life/local history. He goes on to describe his war years and where he was posted. On returning home he details his work the protection of wild life through numerous organisations including: the Southland Acclimation Society, QE 11 National Trust, Catchment Board, Fisheries and Wildlife Management and details the Manapouri Power Station Project.
Record Group — Box 16
Overview In this interview Joan explains how she and her husband Rex knew Dr. Geoffrey Orbell and their discovery of Takahē in Fiordland. She also talks of their subsequent expeditions’ with Dr. Fowler and Jack Sorenson to study the birds; And the publishing of articles about the discovery in papers and magazines throughout the world e.g. National Geographic and Time Magazine.
Record Group — Box 3
Overview Born 1945, Hugh Wilson's interview contains some family background, how Hugh came to write Field Guides and his fascination with nature from young age. He describes trips to Stewart Island, University experiences, study on Stewart Island, study on Mount Cook, and putting together his books.