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ROTARY CLUB OF TERRACE END
ORAL HISTORY PROJECT
SUMMARY OF INTERVIEW

Name of interviewee(s) Bruce Withell

Date of interview 23rd February 2018

Location/city of interview Palmerston North

Name of interviewer Stuart Birks

Length of interview 20 minutes 51 seconds

Interview topic___Palmerston North Folk Club history (50 years), Part 1

Recording equipment___Zoom H5_______________

Name of sound file: 20180223 Withell Folk Club 1.WAV

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Name: Bruce Withell
Date of birth: 14/10/40
Place of birth: Ashburton
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: NZ Caucasian
Family: Married with 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren
Education: B.Agr Sc degree from Lincoln College
Occupation: Registered Farm Management and Agricultural Consultant

Summary of interview:

Part 1 of a 2 part recording. The PN Folk Club celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017. Bruce describes its many venues and three recesses over this time. Also types of instruments and the NZ folk tradition.

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Rotary Club of Terrace End, Palmerston North, New Zealand

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