George talks about his time at Tarata, the effects of the Depression on farming, etc. Life with the Home Guard at Tarata and his dealings with the pig population.
Recorded: 10 May 1995
Interviewer: Mary Donald
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  Part 1

Tape Side 1:

Born 1924, Auckland. Family moved to Tarata when he was 18 months old. Talks travelling to school, helping on the farm, district health nurse, the depression, entertainment and leisure activities.

Tape 1 Side 2:

Living at Tarata - the depression, effects of war on farming, marriage, roading, dog trials, picnic and sports days, travelling salesmen.

Tape 2 Side 1:

Talks of the Home Guard, and relates a story about the 'official castrator of pigs'.

Recorded: 10 May 1995

Interviewer: Mary Donald

Abstraction: Jan Wilks

  Part 2


  Part 3

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