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This seems to be our month for scientific types. Bevan Eathorne (see above) and Sharon Hearne (below left) are laboratory technicians and Annette Walker (below) is an entomology technician. And now, Sharon, here's something for you. You recognise all of them, no doubt, Helen, dad and mum (Bill and Monica) and Katherine. A very happy 21st birthday, Sharon, away over in. England at Alton, Hampshire. Sharon's been in England just on 10 months and expects to continue her working holiday another 14 months at least. News from home, Sharon? House has been painted; Katherine is back from her Pacific Islands. trip and Helen is planning one to Australia.


This pic is for you, Bevan Bath-orne, of Calgary. Many Nelsonians will remember Bevan (Nelson Rugby rep and a lab technician at the hospital). You will recognise these faces Bev of Mary, dad (Don), of mum (Nancy) and brother Michael. Peter and Pamela were in Wellington and so did not make the group. Incidentally, they are sitting on that Mexican rug you sent home to mum.


Walker-Lukey. At Trinity Presbyterian Church, St Heliers, Auckland, Susan Elizabeth, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs R. B. Lukey, Panmure, Auckland, to Stuart Keith, younger son of Mr and Mrs Keith Walker, 23 Richardson Street, Nelson. Attendants were Ian Walker, Nelson, brother of the groom, Barbara Ashton, Auckland, Helen Lukey, Debbie Moore and Linda Costello (junior maids), of Auckland, Annette Walker, Nelson, sister of the groom, chief maid, and Colin Chan, Auckland, best man. Future home, Nelson.


We've had some big news about Annette Walker. Annette, a daughter of Mr and Mrs Keith Walker, has been carrying out research into the rhinoceros beetle for the last two years in Apia, Western Samoa, for the South Pacific Commission of the United Nations. She has just been appointed to a position with the Commonwealth Institute of Biological Control, and will be working from Switzerland. She leaves for Switzerland this month. Congratulations, Annette. With your interests in mountaineering, Switzerland is going to seem like heaven. We had hoped to bring you a pic of all the family back home, but they were a little camera shy. So, instead, we print this pic below of brother Stuart's wedding, at which you were a bridesmaid. And for everybody else, too, here are the relevant details:-