Michael O’Brien – a Coaster
We chat with Michael about his early days in Gore, picking apples, working in a foundry, the move to Australia and joining the Catholic Monastery as a priest.
Then we cover his marriage to Carol, their 5 children and 35 foster children and his life as it is now in Hokitika.
Michael is 80 years old and in great condition. He is a man with a strong faith and a love of the scriptures. It was certainly a pleasure to interview him: