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Nurses Graduate

Nineteen nurses and community nurses received their graduation diplomas at a ceremony at the nurses' home, Nelson Public Hospital, last month.


(Photos: Peter Cooper Studio)
The graduates. Front row: Staff Nurses A. J. Fryer, S. R. Gardiner, J. K. Ellis, J. L. Chisnall, M. A. Carter, B. E. Blackmore, R. J. Bishop. Middle: W. G. Wright, A. L. Russell, S. A. Robertson, J. A. Riordan, V. J. Borlase, G. M. Heine, B. Laity. Back row; Community nurses, E. Jordan, K. Bergman, G. Chambers, M. Jessop and N. Martin.


After the ceremony, a chance to talk to relatives. Here, S/N Vivienne Borlase is with her sister, Margaret Buschl, her mother and father, Joan and Vic Moore, and her husband, Lloyd.


Community Nurse Eileen Moreland and hubby, Fred.


Nola and graduate, Brian Laity.


A very happy S/N Michelle Carter.



Shaw-Miller. At the Richmond Catholic Church, Janet Jean, daughter of Mr and Mrs J. E. Miller, 76 Green Street, Tahunanui, to Peter James, son of Mrs and the late Mr J. Shaw, 27 Palm Avenue,. Stoke. Attendants were Brian Shaw, brother of the groom, best man, Wendy Miller, sister of the bride, chief maid, Margaret Logan and Richard Rundle, all of Nelson. Future home, Richmond. (W. R. Button, Stoke).

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Baigent-Potts. At All Saints' Church, Margaret Anne, daughter of Mr and Mrs G. A. Potts, 40 Neale Avenue, Stoke, to Graham Jeffery, son of Mr and Mrs G. G. Baigent, Belgrove. Attendants were Selwyn Baigent, Belgrove, brother of the groom, best man, Beryl Bensemann, Wakefield, chief maid, John Baigent, Belgrove, brother of the groom, and Gillian Potts, Nelson, sister of the bride. Susan Baigent, Belgrove, sister of the groom, was flower-girl. Future home, Belgrove. (Rod Neill Studio).