Country life

Rural life
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Date: 2004 By: Hubbard, James, 1949- Ref: A-466-015 Description: Shows two men sitting together drinking. One opines to the other that being 'pissed' is better than being drunk. Refers to a television advertisement made in...
Date: 2007 Ref: Eph-B-CALENDAR-2007-04 Description: Calendar featuring coloured photographs of activities in the area, such as picking up hay, throwing contests, the Volunteer Fire Brigade, the woolshed at Oh...
Date: 1950 - 1969 From: Mayne, William Thomas, 1910-1988 :490 original cartoons published in the Christchurch Star Sun and the Christchurch Star Sun Sports between 1954 and 1962. Ref: A-388-048 Description: Shows a young girl looking out a window at hills covered in snow. She is telling her mother that she wishes that it would snow on the small hills on the rura...
Date: 1950 - 1969 From: Mayne, William Thomas, 1910-1988 :490 original cartoons published in the Christchurch Star Sun and the Christchurch Star Sun Sports between 1954 and 1962. Ref: A-388-055 Description: Shows a young girl looking out the window at the countryside. In the distance, mountains are covered in snow. Nearer to the girl's home, small hills are sti...
Date: Nov 1981 - Feb 1982 By: New Zealand Oral History Archive; Fyfe, Judith Mildred de Visme, 1944-; Manson, Heugh Cecil Drummond, 1941- Ref: OHColl-0005 Description: Structured life history interviews with longterm residents of the Wairarapa town of Martinborough. The object of the project was to gather first hand account...
Date: 28 August 1991 - 28 Aug 1991 By: Church, Peter, 1929-; Church, Ruth, 1931- Ref: OHInt-0088/09 Description: Ruth and Peter Church recall their life in Dinsdale since coming there in 1957 / 1958 when they bought a section in Gibson Road and had a house built by Bla...
Date: Oct 1995-Jul 1996 By: Jones, Vicki, active 1991 Ref: OHColl-0635 Description: Life history interviews with long term residents of Ngahinepouri, a farming area south of Hamilton. Examines changes in farming and social conditions. Inter...
Date: 7, 14, 29 Feb 1996 - 07 Feb 1996 - 29 Feb 1996 By: Sole, Melva Ann, 1941- Ref: OHInt-0635/16 Description: Melva Ann Sole (nee Gore) born Ngaruawhaia 1941. Gives family background and early memories of area. Recalls dating activities with husband, Ken, marriage a...
Date: Mar 1986 - 01 Mar 1986 By: Parkinson, Joyce Naomi, 1921-; Bonsell, Heather Aimee, active 1932-1986 Ref: OHInt-0053/19 Description: Joyce Parkinson was born in Tasman on 28 September 1921. Gives details of her family background including her descent from the pioneer John Henry Richards....
Date: 04 Aug 1974 Ref: OHInt-0002/491 Description: Access Contact - see oral history librarian Venue - Wellington Interviewer(s) - Jim Henderson, presenter Venue - NZBC Studios, Wellington. Arrangement: Tap...
Date: 07 July 1974 Ref: OHInt-0002/489 Description: Access Contact - see oral history librarian Venue - Wellington Interviewer(s) - Jim Henderson, presenter Venue - NZBC Studios, Wellington. Arrangement: Tap...
Date: 7 October 1991 - 07 Oct 1991 By: Goodall, Alexander William, 1928-2006 Ref: OHInt-0088/04 Description: Alexander William (Will) Goodall born Devonport, Auckland. Outlines family background - mother a widow before marrying father (World War I widow) - father fr...
Date: 30 Dec 1991 By: McCullough, Marion, 1920- Ref: OHInt-0060/05 Description: Marion McCullough was born in Timaru in 1920. Describes her early childhood on a farm near Timaru before the family moved to Christchurch. Talks about her ...
Date: 11 Nov 1991 By: Rikihana, Ngahoe Terehia Theresa, 1920-2002 Ref: OHInt-0060/07 Description: Theresa Rikihana was born at Rakato, Whanganui on 26 October 1920. Describes her childhood living on the Whanganui River and the importance of the river in ...
Date: 31 Oct 1991 By: Freeman, Phyllis, 1914-1991 Ref: OHInt-0060/04 Description: Phyllis Freeman was born in Oamaru on 8 October 1914. Describes living and working on the family farm at Pleasant Point until her brother married in 1955. ...
Date: 24 February 1993 - 24 Feb 1993 By: Whyte, Ethel Amelia, 1898-1995; Green, Joy, active 1992 Ref: OHInt-0148/03 Description: Ethel Amelia Whyte born 1898 and has spent most of her life in the family home in Oamaru. Describes childhood, family background in detail and work as a seam...
Date: 27 March 1993 - 27 Mar 1993 By: Smith, Ceridwen Elizabeth, 1910-2003 Ref: OHColl-0141/1 Description: Ceridwen Smith (nee Jones) born Ruthin, North Wales and emigrated to New Zealand with parents when she was four years old. Talks about spending her life on f...
Date: 15 Jul 1993 By: Casey, Stella Katherine (Dame), 1924-2000 Ref: OHInt-0046/11 Description: Dame Stella Casey recalls details of her family background; childhood; religious upbringing; education; role model, aunt Margy Hickey; teaching career; unive...
Date: 11 February 1993 - 11 Feb 1993 By: Harcourt, Catherine Winifred (Dame), 1927- Ref: OHInt-0061/22 Description: Kate Harcourt born North Canterbury, outlines family background. Describes early education by governesses in her own home and Amberley House where she receiv...
Date: 5 February 1993 - 05 Feb 1993 By: Nation, Deborah Frances, 1957- Ref: OHInt-0061/32 Description: Deborah Nation born into a farming family at Waipukarau. Interview outlines famly background and rural childhood. Recalls early memories attending Punuwaiti ...