Te Anau (N.Z.)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Record Group — Box 15
Overview Frana had a full and interesting life which she shares in this detailed interview. Frana talks of her family, career as a Kindergarten teacher, marriage, children, life in Te Anau, and her creation of a private Kindergarten. She looks at her passion for Fiordland and being part of the campaign to save Lake Manapouri and Te Anau from Hyrdro power development. She saw a need for a Public Library in Te Anau and lead to her being elected to the Wallace County Community Board, which lead to her...
Record Group — Box 33
Record Group — Box 18
Overview At the beginning of this interview Chrissie tells of her grandparents settling in NZ. Her Grandfather, John Robert Lamb, initially at Inch Clutha before getting ballot land at Tokanui. She goes onto describe life both domestic and farming practices on their farm at Quarry Hills. Chrissie recalls her education, leisure activities, marriage, family, moving to and farming at Dipton. When her husband Bill passed away Chrissie worked at H&J Smiths in Invercargill for 20 years in the material...
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.