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Golden Wedding. Mr and Mrs Walter Shaw of Pakawau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently. Their grand-daughter Diane Donnelly is dressed in Mrs Shaw's wedding frock. (John R. Sharp, Motueka).


Happy Birthday. Mrs Louisa Haines, 27 Trafalgar Road, who celebrated her 89th birthday recently. Mrs Haines (nee Smith), was the first white woman born on the Maitai Valley. She has 7 children, 21 grand-children and 36 great grandchildren.


Top Award. Miss Fiona Wong, who gained highest marks in the Grade 1 typing in the annual examinations conducted by the Chamber of Commerce, receives a silver medallion from the Nelson president of the chamber, Mr F.A.Cull.


Silver. Wedding. Mr and Mrs W.J.Biggs, now of Masterton but formerly of Thorpe, who celebrated their silver wedding anniversary recently.