Hobbies

Avocations, Recreations
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Date: 12 Jan 2002 By: Houston, Marion, 1913-2011; McFadden, Janet, 1948- Ref: OHColl-0595-1 Description: Marion Houston was born in Bolton, Lancashire, England in 1913. Talks about her parents' involvement in theatre, how her father was a joiner/carpenter for v...
Date: 1981 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.); Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 Ref: B-135-828 Description: This cartoon has two scenes. In the upper scene Duncan MacIntyre, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, is brandishing a garden fork. He is leading a group ...
Date: Aug 2001 From: Rhodes, Valerie June, 1932- : Spencer and Rhodes family histories Ref: MSX-8196 Description: Reminiscence of this early years growing up in Mount Victoria, Wellington, and teenage years spent in Lyall Bay, Wellington. Describes the family homes at D...
Date: Sep 1949 From: New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives Ref: PAColl-0785-1-162 Description: Photographs published in NZ Free Lance, Sep 1949 Includes: E G Christian, supervisor of staff training at New Zealand Railways correspondence school with his...
Date: 28 Nov 2000 From: Ophthalmological Society of NZ Oral History Project. By: Holmes, William Roy (Dr), 1928-; Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists. New Zealand Branch Ref: OHInt-0161/5 Description: Dr Roy Holmes describes his family background and education and gives reasons for its interruption. Recalls his scholarship, training and university life, m...
Date: 17 Feb 1997 From: Society for Research on Women: Interviews on women and retirement Ref: OHInt-0524/12 Description: This interviewee describes what retirement means to her. Mentions the importance of having a focus. Mentions some of the groups requiring voluntary workers, ...
Date: Mar 1997 - 01 Mar 1997 From: Society for Research on Women: Interviews on women and retirement Ref: OHInt-0524/16 Description: Rachel hopes that retirement for her will mean the end of hard work and more relaxation. Describes grandmother's retirement and compares it with own expectat...
Date: 21 May 1980 From: Greig Royle Studios :Photographs, negatives and proof sheets Ref: Royle-09590 Description: Photographs of miniature furniture made by Maureen Barker, taken 21 May 1980 by Greig Royle of Wellington. Quantity: 10 colour original negative(s) strips w...
Date: 1983 From: Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923-:[Original cartoons and photocopies of the faces of politicians. 1970-1990] Ref: A-290-081/082 Description: Caricature made to mark the retirement of Nevile Lodge, friend of Eric Heath, from his position as cartoonist on the "Evening Post". Shows a smiling Lodge pe...
Date: 1956 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-386-110 Description: Shows a man leaving the house to go duck shooting, leaving his wife to look after their five children during the school holidays. Two of the children are cry...
Date: 18 Feb 1997 From: Society for Research on Women: Interviews on women and retirement By: Knight, Yvonne, active 1997 Ref: OHInt-0524/03 Description: Yvonne Knight talks about what retirement means to her. Refers to the `baby boomers'. Discusses the government's recent advertisements on retirement and all ...
Date: 8 Feb 1994 - 08 Feb 1994 From: Great Barrier Island Oral History Project By: Hale, Irene Amy Frances, 1926-2010 Ref: OHInt-0104-35 Description: Irene (Rene) Hale born Mount Eden 1926 - mother went over from Great Barrier Island for the birth. Recalls riding by horse to Pt Fitzroy for schooling and se...
Date: 18 Feb 1997 From: Society for Research on Women: Interviews on women and retirement By: Sherwin, Wilma, 1952- Ref: OHInt-0524/11 Description: Wilma Sherwin talks about her Dutch background and how her parents and grandparents viewed retirement and compares with own expectations. Also compares welfa...
Date: 14 Oct 1999 From: New Zealand Netherlands Foundation oral history project, stage two By: Schouten, Hank, 1955?-; Duynhoven, Harry James (Hon), 1955- Ref: OHInt-0484-03 Description: Harry Duynhoven was born in New Plymouth in 1955. Gives details about his father's birth in North Brabant (the Netherlands) in 1929 and his migration from In...
Date: [ca 8 December 1988] From: Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers Ref: EP/1988/4565 Description: Photographs of Mrs Maureen Barker of Wadestown with a display of miniature doll furniture she made and donated to the National Museum, taken ca 8 December 19...
Date: 1980-2001 From: Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers Ref: PAColl-7327-1-018 Description: Photographs relating to amusements, arranged alphabetically from FA to LO, taken and collected by the Evening Post. Images taken in New Zealand and abroad, b...
Fletcher, David, 1952- :'I've found some more little schools I can close down!' 'Is it your main ambition in life to close down all the small schools?' 'No!... It's more a hobby.' Dominion Post, 10 February 2004.
Date: 2004 From: Fletcher, David, 1952- :Digital cartoons Ref: DX-005-820 Description: 'The Politician' cartoon strip. In February 2004 there was widespred concern over the impact that the governments continued closure of small rural schools w...
Date: 1979 - 1984 Ref: Eph-C-RECREATION-1979/1984 Description: Includes: 1979: Entertainment [tabloid "monthly" newspaper listing live shows, theatre, sport, arts and crafts, World Trade Fair] 1980: ... have a go! Get a ...
Date: 1970-1989 Ref: Eph-D-RECREATION-1970/1989 Description: Includes: 1970s: [Auckland Resistance]. Grand Festival of Jericho. Surprise? ... go to Albert Park this Sunday at 2.30 ... bring blankets, fireworks etc. [19...