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New Community Officer

District Chairman

Leading Lady

Off To The United States

Talking of American Field Service scholars Kody Pewhairangi (left) and Pauline Allen (right), students at the Girls High School, have both left for the U.S.A. under the scheme.Seventeen-year-old Kody will spend the next 12 months in Holland Patent, New York State, while Pauline (also 17) will spend her 12 months in South Windham, Maine, which is not too far from New York State as far as distances go in the U.S.A.


The new Tairawhiti district community officer with the Maori and Island Affairs Department is Mr Pat Roberts. He has been with the department for the past 20 years and has previously lived in Rotorua, Auckland and latterly Whangarei. Pat Roberts (who was born and bred in Tolaga Bay, and where his father still lives) is pictured with his wife Kerry, daughter Carolyn and son Michael.


David Moore has been elected district council chairman for Rotaract District 293. A pharmacist by profession Mr Moore is a past president of the Gisborne club (started three-and-a-half years ago) and also a charter member.


Christina Milligan played the starring role in the New Zealand Drama School's production of "The Way Of The World" in Wellington recently. Christina became seriously interested in drama during her year as an A.F.S. scholar in Norway in 1971-72. She is the daughter of Mr and Mrs F. Milligan, 15 Parau Street.