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Gorge Road (N.Z.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

BURKE, Alma Mary interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box 15
Identifier: H0296
Overview This interview is part of the Gorge Road Project.
Dates: 2017

DUFFY, Catherine Mary interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box 22
Identifier: H0264
Overview This interview is part of the Gorge Road Collection. In this interview Mary talks of her family history and immigration from Ireland. Her family moved to a farm close to the Waituna Lagoon. She describes Kapuka South School, transport to school, classroom setup and general school day of the era. The family had an orchard in Roxbourgh. Mary began playing the piano when at secondary school and details her various experiences playing in the community. She goes on to describe the family farm,...
Dates: 2016

Gorge Road Anglican Church

 Record Group
Identifier: A0586
Dates: Majority of material found within 1972 - 1974

Gorge Road School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0226
Dates: Majority of material found within 1922 - 1954

JEFCOATE, Pearl Margaret interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box 39
Identifier: H0379
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the Gorge Road Project.
Dates: 2018

KNIGHT, Cyril David John interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box 32
Identifier: H0240
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the Gorge Road Project
Dates: 2015

McARA, Eileen Ellen and Donald Keith Interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box 23
Identifier: H0321
Overview This interview is part of the Gorge Road Collection.In this interview Eileen and Donald discuss their early life and families growing up in Gorge Road District. Eileen recalls domestic life on the farm and resources needed with there being no electricity; farming practices, her education and sporting interests. Donald tells of the Gorge Road Village detailing the various shops. They also tell of the events/activities at the hall. Donald goes on to recall his employment first of all in sawmills...
Dates: 2017

MONTEATH, Robert Ernest interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box 23
Identifier: H0320
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the Gorge Road Project. In this interview Robert tells of his family history dating back to grandfather, father and fathers siblings. Robert attended Gorge Road School and Southland Boys High school. He was an axe man representing NZ in 1962 and played rugby for Southern Clubs. He goes onto describe the runnings and workings of Niederers Flax Mill. His family developed their farm at Gorge-Kaupuka South Road. Robert was a contract hay baler for 25 years. He...
Dates: 2017

O'CONNOR, Judith interveiwed by Jane Craske

 Record Group — Box 2
Identifier: H0210
Overview Judith looks at her early life through school and growing up at Mokotua where the family had a mixed farm of dairy and sheep on 200 acres. Judith was a day pupil at James Hargest High School before leaving school and working at H & J Smiths until her marriage to Murray. They had three children and Judith gives a description of her time in Dee Street Maternity Hospital. Murray and Judith purchased a dairy farm at Kapuka which is now run by their son. She gives a description of her typical...
Dates: 2014

O'CONNOR, Murray interviewed by Jane Craske

 Record Group — Box 2
Identifier: H0209
Overview Murray reflects on his education at Waituna and Marist Schools, the need to run the family farm at the age of 15 when his father became ill, his marriage and employment on the sale of the family farm. He also looks at living and working around Kapuka/Gorge Road; Mentioning some of the local identities e.g. Andy Barker and Lionel Lobb as well as looking at some of the local history. Murray tells of setting up O’Connor Contracting giving a description of the sort equipment required and being...
Dates: 2014