Rowe, Birdwood

Production date
16 Jun 1981
Sound recording. Birdwood (Birdie) Rowe (1918-1991) recalls the Ngaere Indoor Bowling Club, Ngaere Gardens, the Scout Group and remembers various local Ngaere identities. Oral history recorded as part of research for 'The Ngaere Story' published for the Ngaere School centennial in 1982. Transcript available.
Interviewer: Alison Robinson
Date: 16 June 1981

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Production date
16 Jun 1981
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  Part 1

Research CD-R

  Part 2

Master CD-R

  Part 3

Analog tape master

  Digital file


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Thank you for this recording. Birdwood and Ella Rowe are my Grandparents - Grandad passed in 1991 and Nana in 2010. I found it so incredibly special to hear their voices after all this time - to sit and listen to them tell the stories of their lives was like travelling back in time and place.

- Jillian Penn posted one year ago.

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