Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 754 Collections and/or Records:
Record Group — Box 19
Overview Ted grew up at Forest Hill. In this interview he looks at his family history, describes rabbiting, trapping and the processing of the rabbits. He goes onto describe his farming life after taking over the farm after his father’s death in 1942. He was good with machinery which lead him to repairing his neighbours machinery and inventing the Suction Dredge for Gold mining when he became involved in gold mining. He tells of going hunting, tramping and climbing; of his involvement with rifle...
Dates: 2011 - 2012
Record Group — Box 33
Overview In this interview Jeanette tells of her nurses training and career. She became the Principal Nurse at Riverton Hospital in 1977 and remained in this position until 1997. She explains some of the initiatives she introduced which included: patients dressing during the day, visits from the local Playcentre, a cat and dog, making better use of staff resources through changes to shifts. She goes on to tell of efforts to stop the closing at various times. Jeanette had a 39 year career in nursing.
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Found in: Southland Oral History Project
Item — Digital-archive SOHP
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Record Group — Box 40
Record Group — Box 5
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the About Us Voices of Southland collection. In this interview Robyn talks of her early life and her family’s interest in sports, and her studies taking her to Otago University where she met her husband. This brought Robyn to Invercargill and she tells of her involvement in netball both as a player and a coach and contributions she has made to both aspects.
Record Group — Box 4
Overview This interview covers David’s family history, his involvement in the Army in the pacific and his shift to Lumsden in 1946 where he went into partnership in the grocery store with Ray Pickering. Later this became Brown Brothers and traded for 40 years. There is a description of how this business operated and the addition of the rural mail to it. David describes his interests which include: his rugby career, driver for St John’s Ambulance, RSA, Senior Citizens, and Lions.
Record Group — Box 35
Record Group — Box 25
Overview This interview is part of the Headcases Collaborative Art Project, done in conjunction with the Southland Festival of the Arts and the Cancer Society. Maryellen gives a background to her employment, meeting her husband, her interests, hobbies and children. Before talking at length about being diagnosed with breast cancer, surgery and the following treatments; the effects this all had on both Maryellen and her family.
Record Group — Box 43