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Th e story of my life, growing up in New Zealand from an early age, coming from a poor family,attending primary and high school, I think I was a normal inquisitive child, wanting to exploreall things new to me. Joining the work force on the railways, and moving around the Country ondiff erent work environments, which included, Railway Porter, a welder in car factories, Farm work,working as a logger in the Kiangaroa Forests, a knife hand in a Freezing works Slaughter House. Milktruck driver, Quarry work. Log truck Driver. Tunnel Miner.Th en going to Australia on the 11th of May 1960-with a good mate—for six weeks workingholiday,—living and working in Sydney for nine months, and having a great time, then making a moveto the famous Snowy Mountains Scheme, which was at the time one of the biggest ConstructionProjects in the world, and working on many construction jobs as truck drivers and operating heavyEarthmoving machines on road works, Large dam Projects,& Tunnel work. Getting involved in asupervisory capacity on lots of large construction Projects. Working in Hong Kong for 6 years, onthe new Hong Kong International Airport. A gas plant in Vietnam and a lot of years in Indonesia inCoal and Gold mining.—Involved with Motorcycles, Cars, Hunting and fi shing. Traveling to SouthAmerica in 1994 for a month, and again in 2000 for two months, taking in Brazil, Paraguay, andwest Argentina, Peru, Buenos Arias Argentina. Several trips to Vietnam before I worked there. Someplaces in China, Beijing, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou. A lot of topics spoken of in previous chaptersare not necessary my beliefs, but are worthwhile topics and food for thought.50 years later my mate and I are still in Aust [ a long six weeks ], we only live about 5 K.M.s from eachother’s house, We became naturalized Australians, I think we have achieved a lot in our life time—Helped to rear good children, made a lot of solid friendships, have great memories, and learned awealth of experience,& live in one of the greatest countries in the world.Not a bad eff ort for—A FACE IN A CROWD.-
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