Waikato Region (N.Z.) - Social life and customs

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Date: 1964-1968 From: Nolan, Iris Evelyn, 1916-2011 : Papers Ref: MSY-7016 Description: Scrapbook kept by Maurice Nolan while he was Town Clerk at Matamata. Clippings relate to the Matamata Borough Council and town and country planning. The clip...
Date: 1990 From: New Zealand Society of Genealogists : 1990 Sesquicentennial Family Biography Competition collection Ref: MS-Papers-4280-020 Description: The story of the Brooke family from Pyrford, Surrey and their immigration to New Zealand in 1910. The two sons, Jack and Cecil, began their farming life in ...
Date: 13 Sep 1988 From: NZOHA Electricity Centenary Oral History Project Stages I, II and III By: McLeod, Ella Margaret, 1921-2011; McLeod, Norman Colin, 1921- Ref: OHInt-0003/26 Description: Ella Mcleod describes family background; childhood, particularly discipline, religion, education, alcohol, smoking, health; education at Karori Primary Schoo...
Date: 1867 From: The Coromandel Observer : Manuscript weekly newspaper Ref: qMS-0550-0555 Description: Describes and comments on local events around Coromandel Harbour, including reports from the Diggings, meteorological tables and detailed sketches; both cont...
Date: 07 Feb 1992 From: Huntly Coalfields oral history project By: Boyd, Olive Margaret, 1913-2006; Pendleton, Elizabeth, 1910-1996 Ref: OHInt-0020/03 Description: Olive Boyd recalls first impression of Rotowaro; the building of Rotowaro School; number of houses in town. Elizabeth Pendleton and Olive Boyd describe facil...
Date: 4 July 1993 - 04 Jul 1993 From: Women in a Mining Town, Waihi 1883-1993, Oral History Project By: Ashby, Rana Elsie, 1932- Ref: OHInt-0067/006 Description: Rana Ashby born Ashburton but at the age of 5 years moved to Rangiora when father became Station Master. Describes early working days at Farmers Co-op and re...
Date: 1975 By: Mitcalfe, Barry, 1930-1986 Ref: MS-Papers-9925 Description: Report on opinion survey of 250 Turangi hosueholds comprising introduction, description of the survey and how it was conducted and evaluation of the survey ...
Date: 24 Feb 1992 From: Huntly Coalfields oral history project By: Spence, John William, 1913-; McCallum, Andrew Shepherd, 1924- Ref: OHInt-0020/04 Description: Jack Spence and Mick McCallum outline biographical details; Jack Spence's first job installing electric wiring at Pukemiro; importing coal from Australia in ...
Date: 31 Mar 1992 From: Huntly Coalfields oral history project By: McCallum, John Kirk, 1904-1993 Ref: OHInt-0020/16 Description: Jock McCallum describes coming to Rotowaro; sports teams; using horses in Rotowaro No 1 Mine; payrates and work expenses; walking; meeting wife at dance; get...
Date: 26 Mar 1992 From: Huntly Coalfields oral history project By: Gracie, Annie McKenna, 1915-1993 Ref: OHInt-0020/14 Description: Annie Gracie describes going to school in Huntly from Rotowaro; playing sport as child; Huntly school and town; various jobs around the Waikato; sister with ...
Date: 25 Feb 1992 From: Huntly Coalfields oral history project By: Andrews, Robert Alexander, 1920-2008 Ref: OHInt-0020/06 Description: Robert Andrews describes biking to work; using the coal cutting machine; night shifts; number of shifts; getting coal from face; the earliest coal cutting ma...
Date: 06 Apr 1992 From: Huntly Coalfields oral history project By: Bourke, Thomas Owen, 1922-1998; Jones, Rhys Owen, 1917-; Pitkin, Jack, 1903- Ref: OHInt-0020/18 Description: Jack Pitkin, Rhys Jones and Tom Bourke recall the train at Huntly West during blackout; working the Extended Mine; hats and carbide lamps; the Ralph's Mine d...
Date: nd By: Lawrence, Jack, active 1977 Ref: MS-Papers-9999 Description: Series of short articles by Jack Lawrence called collectively `Shanty times', describing life in and around Te Kuiti Source of title - Supplied Quantity: 1...
Date: [ca 1974] By: Rodda, Thomas Edward, 1881-1975? Ref: MS-Papers-9980 Description: Rodda describes his life including background from his birth and arrival in NZ in 1884, his life on his family's farm, near Rangiriri, now Te Kauwhata, the M...
Date: 1883-[ca 1919] By: Covert, William Leopold Fruend, -1940 Ref: MS-Papers-8690 Description: Shipboard diary kept by W L Covert, on the voyage on SS John Elder from Gravesend to New Zealand in 1883. Also describes his travels in the North Island once...
Date: 1883 [transcribed 2012] By: Covert, William Leopold Fruend, -1940 Ref: MS-Papers-11366 Description: Shipboard diary kept by W L Covert. The SS `John Elder' sailed from Gravesend to Melbourne and on to Sydney. He then trans-shipped to the `Ringarooma' for th...
Date: 1881-[1940] From: Letters relating to New Zealand Ref: MS-Papers-6200-06 Description: Comprises letter from Lachlan Macquarie, Alfredton, to Mr Martin, Edinburgh (1881); letter, S J Maclaren, Paterangi, Auckland to P W Campbell of Wylie, Campb...
Date: 12 May-28 Jul 1998 - 12 May 1998 - 28 Jul 1998 From: Neonatal Nursing Oral History Project By: Harison, Christopher Stratford, 1929- Ref: OHInt-0131/20 Description: Christopher Harison was born and raised in South Africa where he trained as a doctor. Describes working in hospitals as an obstetrician in Great Britain and ...
Date: [1950-1977] By: Isdale, Alistair Murray, 1911-2001 Ref: 74-087 Description: Comprises comprehensive drafts of histories of the Thames region, mostly taken from newspapers, and presented chronologically. Box 1 has Isdale's `History of...
Date: 17 Jun 1997 By: Costar, Dorothy Christina, 1942-; Hutching, Megan Alannah, 1957-; New Zealand. Department of Corrections Ref: OHColl-0549/1 Description: Dorothy Christina Costar born Thames. Outlines family background - father, a miner, later worked for A & G Price, Thames. Mother was dental receptionist for ...