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Land sale poster for subdivided land in disputed portions of the New Plymouth railway line in central New Plymouth under the New Plymouth Sentry Hill Railway Deviation Act 1905. Auction held by Newton King for the Minister of Railways on 18 October 1911. Includes a plan showing the sections and a locality plan for the area.
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ARC2013-1500

Land sale poster for the property 'Paynter's' on Hospital Road (now Paynters Avenue) adjoining the Chilman Township. Public auction held by Webster Bros on behalf of W. Courtney, 23 January 1908. Includes a plan of the Chilman Township.
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ARC2013-1494

Land sale poster for dairy farms in the coastal 'Warea Estate' (1860 acres of land), located between Warea and Pungarehu. Auction held by Newton King on behalf of the A. Alexander, 10 June, 1911. Includes a plan showing the farms for sale.
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ARC2013-1492

Land sale poster for farms in Mokoia. Sale held by Nolan, Tonks & Co. on behalf of the Estate of J.R. Lysaght, 27 June 1903. Includes a plan showing the farms for sale.
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ARC2013-1480

Land sale poster for subdivisions of farm land at Stoney River, Okato. Sale held by Newton King Ltd on behalf of the Estate of Wm. Bayly, 8 August 1903. Includes a plan showing the subdivision and a locality plan of the area.
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ARC2013-1479

Land sale poster for allotments in the Kawau Pah area. Sale held by L.A. Nolan & Co. on behalf of the New Plymouth Harbour Board. Includes a plan showing the allotments and a locality plan of the area.
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ARC2013-1475

Land sale poster for allotments in the Chilman Township (now Strandon). Sale held by Webster Bros on behalf of W. Courtney, 23 January 1908. Includes a plan showing the Chilman Township including Chilman Street, Rimu Street and Wilson Street.
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ARC2013-1470

Land sale poster for 30 sections in the Strandon area. Sale held by Watt, Laing & Wright Auctioneers, 20 November 1902. Also includes plan showing allotments for sale on Nobs Line, Ronald Street, Devon Street and Old Hospital Road.
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ARC2013-1467

Land sale poster for allotments in the Chilman Township (now Strandon area). Sale held by Bewley and Griffiths on behalf of W. Courtney, 16 July 1903.
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ARC2013-1464

Land sale poster for 65 allotments in the Whiteley Township area (otherwise known as The Mission Farm). Sale held by Newton King Auctioneers, 24 July 1902. Also showing plan of the area and allotments for sale.
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ARC2013-1462

Land sale poster for allotments (sections 5, 37, 26, 27, 43 and 72) in survey block XII, Cape Survey District. Sale held by Newton King Auctioneers on behalf of J. Rutherford & Sons, 5 August 1911.
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ARC2013-1461

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Sound recording. Bruce Wells talks about his childhood, his experience in Napier during the 1931 earthquake, moving to Waverley to work on a farm, farming in Urenui, fighting in Italy for the RNZA during WWII and obtaining a farm in Huinga under the rehabilitation settlements scheme.
Interviewer: Alison Robinson
Date: 22 September 1994
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ARC2011-063

Name/Title
Sound recording. Jim Taylor talks about growing up in Upper Hutt, moving to Taranaki to work as a dairy farmer, sharemilking, pig farming, owning his own farm, selling up the farm to buy a bookshop and working for the Farmers Co-op.
Interviewer: Alison Robinson
Date: 27 September 2003
Accession No
ARC2011-062

Name/Title
Sound recording. Mick Herbert talks about working as a dairy and sheep farmer, managing a farm in Kohuratahi and working on the railway in Tangarakau.
Interviewer: Alison Robinson
Date: 12 March 1994
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ARC2011-060

Name/Title
Sound recording. Claude Hartley talks about growing up on a farm in Auroa, his deafness as a child, his difficult relationship with his father, leaving home at 13 and beginning a job milking cows, going into partnership with his brother farming and finally buying his own farm.
Interviewer: Alison Robinson
Date: 2 July 1998
Accession No
ARC2011-059

Name/Title
Sound recording. Lindsay Drinkwater talks about his grandfather, when his parents converted to the church, his childhood stammer, his conversion to the church of the Salvation Army, travelling to Papua New Guinea to work as a missionary for two decades with his wife Fay, working as the principal of the Brugam Bible College and working towards his Licentiate of Theology.
Interviewer: Alison Robinson
Date: 18 April 2011
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ARC2011-058

Sound recording. Anna Butler talk about her own and her husband - Len Butler's Swiss family history, her family farm and growing up in Kaponga, their Mangatoki family farm, her life with husband Len and their children. Recorded on two separate occasions.
Interviewer: Alison Robinson
Date: Part one and two 11 July 2002; Part three 17 February 2003
Accession No
ARC2011-051

Name/Title
Sound recording. Jim Frandsen talks about his Danish heritage, growing up in Christchurch, moving to Kaponga for work as a builder, working at the Hawera County Council and farming in Kaponga.
Interviewer: Alison Robinson
Date: 17 February 2004
Accession No
ARC2011-046

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Sound recording. Murray Young talks about his career as a herd tester in the Taranaki and King Country regions.
Interviewer: Alison Robinson
Date: 25 July 2003
Accession No
ARC2011-037

Name/Title
Sound recording. Roland Kennedy talks about his family farm in Tahora, his family heritage and his interest in bird breeding.
Interviewer: Alison Robinson
Date: 6 March 2003
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ARC2011-021

Name/Title
Sound recording. Colin Trowbridge talks about his career in the agriculture industry as a herd tester (beging in Dorchester, England), his immigration to New Zealand, conducting home stock kills, deer stalking and owning his own farm.
Interviewer: Alison Robinson
Date: 10 May 2000
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ARC2011-018

Sound recording. Eric Haybittle talks about travelling on the ferry over the Cook Strait (from Wellington to Blenheim), his step-father and farming in rural Eltham.
Interviewer: Alison Robinson
Date: 4 August 1986
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ARC2011-014

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Sid Bayliss of New Plymouth talks of dairy farming at Parkvale in the Wairarapa and contracting in the region. Moved to New Plymouth as a partner in 'Walkers Auto Services'. When he retired he moved to Matau to help his daughter on her farm. He later moved to Midhurst.
A excellent shot he describes shooting rabbits, deer, pigs and possums in Wairarapa and Taranaki.
He talks about farming activities, describing haymaking using a haybaling machine.
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ARC2010-232

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An interview with Ted Washer of Tokaora by Alison Robinson as part of research for 'More Taranaki talk' / stories collected & edited by Alison Robinson. Zenith Print, 2007.
Ted talks about his family origins, his childhood and schooling at Manaia School and Hawera High School, life in the Army during World War Two, running the family farm and the death of his wife Dell in a car accident.
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ARC2010-009

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An interview with Duncan Menzies by Alison Robinson as research for 'More Taranaki talk' / stories collected & edited by Alison Robinson. Zenith Print, 2007.
Duncan talks about his childhood at Rawhitiroa and Mangamingi, life at school, work as a stockman and farming the family farm. He recalls some of the local identities of the district including 'The Hermit' Jim Young and the development of the Rotokare Scenic Reserve.
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ARC2010-004
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