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Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Record Group — Box 33
Record Group — Box 27
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.
Record Group — Box 24
Overview Nellie was 95 at the time of this interview. She talks about her parents coming to New Zealand from the UK and arriving in Bluff. Her father was involved in the building part of the hospital in Invercargill when it was sited in Dee Street, the Mataura freezing works and the Royal Mail Hotel in Lumsden. Her mother, Grace Wilson, was very good at needlework. Nellie talks about her school days and games played as a child. On leaving school, Nellie went to work for H&J Smiths. She then nursed...
Record Group — Box 23
Record Group — Box 17
Overview This interview of a Waipango/Riverton native covers her family, her home at Birch Bush farm in Waipango, Southland, her grandmother’s home in Riverton, domestic life, her schools, her family’s farm and its workers. Also covers her early employment, start in nursing, illness with tuberculosis, and experience as both a patient and nurse at Orangapai Sanatorium in Waipiata; her marriage to Charles Lake; and their life as a hired farming couple on several different farms in the Southland and...
Record Group — Box 32
Item — Box 2: Series S1482; Series S2019; Series S2695; Series S2704; Series S2705; Series S2706; Series S2713; Series S2728; Series S2735; Series S2736; Series S2737; Series S2740; Series S2745; Series S2746; Series S2754; Series S2759; Series S2760; Series S2768; Series S2771; Series S2772; Series S2773; Series S2774; Series S2776; Series S2777; Series S2778; Series S2780; Series S2781; Series S2782; Series S2786 [Barcode: Small Collections Box 2]