King, David

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Oral history. Talks of work as vicar and archdeacon, St Mary's Church, New Plymouth. Involved with St Mary's status raised to Pro Cathedral, building of Hatherly Hall as well as parish and community work.
Recorded: 6 September 1994
Interviewer: Mary Donald

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Tape 1 Side 1:

Born 1933, Napier. Came to St Mary's Church New Plymouth 1985. Chosen as vicar of St Mary's and Archdeacon of Taranaki. Describes the church on arrival. Main drives have been in youth work and the Hatherley Hall extensions. Talks of use of trust funds, Margaret Alington (Goodly Stones and Timbers) Bill Alington as architect for the extensions. Also the involvement of the Historic Places Trust. Describes role of the church as he sees it - pro-cathedral status. Talks of history of church and its community facing mission

Tape 1 Side 2:

Continues describing community ministry. Describes his role and the roles of various staff. Out lines concerns and areas of work as the year 2000 approaches.

Recorded: 6 September 1994

Interviewer: Mary Donald

Abstraction: Pamela Hart

  Part 2

Master copy.

  Part 3


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