Hallewell, Peter

Production date
28 Nov 2000
Oral history recording. Hugh (known as Peter) Hallewell (born 1932) talks about his schooling at Central School and New Plymouth Boys' High School, followed by a Fitter and Turner apprentice at Cambrian Engineering. Describes his work there - very reptitive, no overalls, earmuffs, safety boots or glasses. In 1953 he got a job working for for J.B. McEwan making cheese crates. Peter then joined Cameron and Boulton for 2-3 years, then returned to Cambrian as a foreman in 1956. He travelled to Australia and Japan in 1983 to study quality control and robotics. Became assistant works manager 1972 until in his retirement in 1993.

Recorded: 28 November 2000
Interviewer: Ian Robertson
Abstraction: Floss Lambert
Restriction: None

Object detail

Production date
28 Nov 2000
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  Part 1

Research tape

  Part 2


  Part 3

Master tape

  Digital file

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