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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Record Group — Box 20
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the About Us Voices of Southland collection. Alistair was born in Glasgow. During World War 2 his family returned to NZ by boat and there is a description of this hazardous experience. He compares life in Southland to Scotland e.g. farming techniques. His working life was spent farming which he describes i.e. impact of dairying on rural communities and changes to farming practice. Alistair had a close affinity with Scottish roots-societies which he...
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;...