Get to know Lois Buckley

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Where were you born and where did you spend most of your childhood? Born and educated in Invercargill, married and had three children, then worked full time in the family photographic business. Secretary Invercargill Horticultural Society for a number of years. Where do you live now? Retired to Queenstown for fifteen years, but moved to … Read More

Get to know Ray King

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Where were you born and where did you spend most of your childhood? I was born in Wales and came to New Zealand when I was 4 so I am really a Kiwi! Where do you live now? Peter and I live in Palazzo Lane in Riccarton right next to Hagley Park South. What aroused … Read More

Get to know David Adams

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Where were you born and where did you spend most of your childhood? I was born in Oxford and grew up on a farm at Sheffield. I went to Sheffield Primary School and Darfield High School. I went to scouts and Sunday School and represented my school in rugby, cricket, swimming and athletics going on … Read More

Get to know Phil & Linda Ducker

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Where were you born and where did you spend most of your childhood? Phil was born in Rotherham, Yorkshire in the middle of the Second World War blitz on Sheffield. He spent his childhood living in the town centre in a terraced house that had no garden. His wife Linda was born in Willersley Castle, … Read More

Get to know David Purcell

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David Purcell is our April Member of the Month Where were you born and where did you spend most of your childhood? I was born in Christchurch and spent my childhood growing up in the seaside suburb of Sumner. The family moved to Beckenham in 1974, the year I started my working life. Where do you live … Read More

Get to know Marilyn Pollock

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Marilyn Pollock is our March Member of the Month Where were you born and where did you spend most of your childhood? I was born in Wellington – attended Queen Margaret College then worked at the Reserve Bank until 1960 when I went to the UK on my OE.  Met my husband Dave over there … Read More

Get to Know Richard Smith

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[one_half] Where were you born and where did you spend most of your childhood? Born in Christchurch and spent most of my childhood in what was then the small country town of Rolleston. Where do you live now and with whom? I live in bishopdale with my 10 year old ginger tom Beefa, who is … Read More

Get to know Michael Coulter

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Where were you born and where did you spend most of your childhood? I was born and raised in Christchurch, the middle child of five. Where do you live now and with whom? I live in Saint Albans, an older area of Christchurch which I really love. My wife Susan and I have been married … Read More