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The Gisborne Photo News





Seven debutantes were presented to the first councillor of the New Zealand South Mission, Mr H. H. Hodgkinson, and his wife, of Wellington, at the L. D. S. Green and Gold Ball in the district centre hall, upper Stout Street. The ball was attended by about 300 dancers. Pictured in the official photograph above are, from left: Misses Mary Munroe, Florence Ngaira, Rita Brown, Maureen Baker, Ngawai Smith, Tawake Haraki, and Evelyn Maurirere. Members of the official party are, from left: Mr James Joyce (district president), Mrs Barker, Mr Hodgkinson, Mrs Hodgkinson, the Mayor, Mr H. H. Barker, and Mrs Joyce. (Mayfair Studios).


Miss Caroline Topic, daughter of Mr and Mrs Tony Topic, Te Aroha, and formerly of Gisborne, who was presented at the Catholic Ball in Hamilton recently.


Mrs Maida Hillyard, of Gisborne, preparing her roses at the National Rose Society's recent show in Nelson. Mrs Hillyard won a national bronze medal, a very high award, with her display.