James Rutherford interview

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Part 1. James Rutherford's interview includes accounts of the family moving to Fox Hill, school boy days with Ernest in rural Nelson.

Part 2. James Rutherford's interview continues, he talks of the old Scot's Sabbath which his father observed, a great electrical storm near Havelock, his brother Ernest's interest in electricity and bird nesting and trapping.

Part 3. James Rutherford's interview continues, he talks of a boating accident where two brothers drowned, school master coaching Ernest and winning a John Tinlin scholarship, bird nesting, hunting pheasants and kereru.

Part 4. James Rutherford's interview continues, he talks of stealing pears and Ernest performing mental calculations for school inspectors.

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Reference number 31469

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Ngā Taonga Korero Collection

Credits RNZ Collection
RUTHERFORD, James, Speaker/Kaikōrero

Duration 00:31:36

Subject Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937 (b.1871, d.1937)
Nelson (N.Z.)/New Zealand
Nuclear physics
Family life -- New Zealand
Drowning -- New Zealand

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