This is a collection of interviews, recollections, anecdotes, and other
accounts of family history and life.
Trudy Astwood's Interviews
These interviews, with Ted and Dorothy Torkington, were conducted by
Trudy Astwood on May 17, 1998. Nathan Torkington transcribed them.
- Dorothy Torkington
- Childhood, growing up in Raetihi, The Depression, teaching.
- Ted Torkington
- Childhood, growing up on Ti Point, school, army, fishing, farming.
This "interview" is really notes, taken from a talk with Alvin Smith
in February of 1998.
- Alvin Smith
- Ti Point life, Alvin's grandfather, cousins.
After visiting the family in 1998, I realized the importance of
writing down stories.
If you have any questions, please feel free to drop
Nat <nathan AT torkington.com> a line.
- February, 1998
- Ti Point life, the Maori and the fish, abundance of fish in the harbour.
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