Interview with Ian Finlayson

Date
9, 23, 30 May 1996 - 09 May 1996 - 30 May 1996
By
Finlayson, Ian Hugh, 1936-
Ref
OHInt-0635/03
Description

Ian Hugh Finlayson born Hamilton 1936. Discusses family's first contact with Ngahinepouri - grandfather, David Finlayson and his father, settled at Karamu ca 1872. Explains origins of farm name, `Methleigh'. Recalls childhood jobs on farm and geographical features of properties. Talks about shearing; fencing and effect of electric fences; involvement in frozen beef trade to Britain; A & P and winter show beef competitions; sheep, mainly Romney, Perendale and Romney Cheviot cross; control of rabbits and diversification of land use in district. Describes secondary schooling at Kings College, Otahuhu; social activities for young couples; family home; grocery deliveries; outdoor recreation for children and Sundays as a child. Discusses interest in flying, getting private pilot licence in 1950s, learning mainly in Tiger Moths and interest in Gliding, representing New Zealand in World Championship in France 1978.

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Interviewer(s) - Vicki Jones

Venue - Ngahinepouri

Arrangement: Tape numbers - OHC-009670-OHC-009676

Quantity: 7 C60 cassette(s). 1 printed abstract(s). 6.30 Hours and minutes Duration.

Finding Aids: Abstract Available - abstracting complete OHA-3211.

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Original recordings not available for playback. Surrogate copies will be provided.

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Public use may require the permission of the copyright holder Copyright: Held by Vicki Jones
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Format
7 C60 cassette(s), 1 printed abstract(s), 6.30 Hours and minutes Duration, Oral histories, Equipment used: Sony WM-D6C
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Date: 9 May 1996 - 09 May 1996 From: Ngahinepouri oral history project Ref: OHC-009670 Description: Interviewer(s) - Vicki Jones Arrangement: Tape sequence - tape 1 of 7 Quantity: 1 C60 cassette(s). 1 Hours Duration. Finding Aids: Abstract Available - ab...
Date: 30 May 1996 From: Ngahinepouri oral history project Ref: OHC-009673 Description: Interviewer(s) - Vicki Jones Arrangement: Tape sequence - tape 4 of 7 Quantity: 1 C60 cassette(s). 1 Hours Duration. Finding Aids: Abstract Available - ab...
Date: 23 May 1996 From: Ngahinepouri oral history project Ref: OHC-009672 Description: Interviewer(s) - Vicki Jones Arrangement: Tape sequence - tape 3 of 7 Quantity: 1 C60 cassette(s). 1 Hours Duration. Finding Aids: Abstract Available - ab...
Date: 30 May 1996 From: Ngahinepouri oral history project Ref: OHC-009674 Description: Interviewer(s) - Vicki Jones Arrangement: Tape sequence - tape 5 of 7 Quantity: 1 C60 cassette(s). 1 Hours Duration. Finding Aids: Abstract Available - ab...
Date: 9 May 1996 - 09 May 1996 From: Ngahinepouri oral history project Ref: OHC-009671 Description: Interviewer(s) - Vicki Jones Arrangement: Tape sequence - tape 2 of 7 Quantity: 1 C60 cassette(s). 1 Hours Duration. Finding Aids: Abstract Available - ab...
Date: 30 May 1996 From: Ngahinepouri oral history project Ref: OHC-009676 Description: Interviewer(s) - Vicki Jones Arrangement: Tape sequence - tape 7 of 7 Quantity: 1 C60 cassette(s). 30 Minutes Duration. Finding Aids: Abstract Available -...
Date: 30 May 1996 From: Ngahinepouri oral history project Ref: OHC-009675 Description: Interviewer(s) - Vicki Jones Arrangement: Tape sequence - tape 6 of 7 Quantity: 1 C60 cassette(s). 1 Hours Duration. Finding Aids: Abstract Available - ab...
Date: 9, 23, 30 May 1996 From: Ngahinepouri oral history project Ref: OHA-3211 Description: Interviewer(s) - Vicki Jones Quantity: 1 printed abstract(s). 6.30 Hours and minutes Duration.