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W.D.F.F. Jubilee

The Poverty Bay provincial organisation of the Women's Division of Federated Farmers celebrated its 25th jubilee recently with an informal luncheon at Ulverstone.

More than 160 members were present, including many former officers and representatives of all the branches.


A group of first decade officers: From left, back row: Mesdames C. C. Spencer (committee 1943-44), J. B. Morris (vice-president 1949-51), P. Perley (committee 1948-49), G. Richardson (committee 1941-43), P. Mossman (committee 1948-50). Front row: Mrs W. T. Veitch (secretary 1942-44), Miss L. McLean (committee 1943-47, vice-president 1947-51), Mesdames J. M. Fraser (vice-president 1945-47), V. T. C. Savage (committee (1941-43, vice-president 1944-48), and A. H. Jackman (committee 1945-48, vice-president 1948-50).


Mrs A. L. Noble-Campbell M. B. E. (committee 1939-41) signing the record book. At left is Mrs W. T. Veitch, and at right, the present president, Mrs F. W. Law.


Among members of the official party were, from left: Mesdames E. R. Black (first provincial president, 1939-53), F. Loffler (vice-president 1939-41), F. Parker (delegate at inaugural meeting), and R. N. Muir (president 1953-58).