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Poverty Bay Wairoa Federation of Women's Institutes

Alison Crawford receives Ashford Trophy from National President Kay Hart.

PHOTO: PBWFWI President Alison Crawford receiving the Ashford Trophy on behalf of Pat Donaldson from National President Kay Hart.  (Photo: Lance Lawson Photography)

President: Alison Crawford  -  ph: 06 868 9586

Secretary / Treasurer: Sandra Green - ph: 06 863 3008

Our national magazine "Home and Country" is delivered every 2nd month through the mail and is full of interesting reading. Cost $35.00 per year.

Non members are welcome to order our magazine. To order phone: Sandra Green or Alison Crawford

National Project - Adopt A... /  National Theme: Nurturing the Nation

Scroll down for photos and meeting times / venues etc. of our five institutes


 

Cabaret Night

 Photo No: 1 Cabaret Night. Liz Clarke / Mary Bayley / Judy Livingston in the Dressing Room - Conference 2016.  (Photo: Lance Lawson Photography)


 

Federation adopt Enliven

Photo No: 2 Federation adopt Enliven for 6 months. Providing Hot Meals on Fridays for Elderly at Arohaina. Alicia Richardson-Marr Service Manager, Social Services, Tairawhiti with Alison Crawford.


 

War Memorial Seats

Photo No: 3 Insitute Names are on the back of their seats. Jean Mills, Alison Crawford, Liz Clark, Beryl Booth & Dorothy Sparrow


National Executive with Mayoress Ying Foon

National Executive Members Inez Rudd & Liz Clark receives her Good Service Badge from Ying Foon, Mayoress.


Photo No: 5 Celebrating Founders day Feb 2016. Visitors from Northern Hawkes bay Federation with our members on our Donated Seat, Beacon St. Reserve.


Federation Committee

Photo No: 6 Federation Committee from LEFT: Jean Mills (Handcraft), Sandra Green (Sec./Treas.), Alison Crawford (Preseident), Patsy Hine (Wairoa Rep.), Dorothy Sparrow (Minute Sec.), Bonnie Dwyer (Hostess)


Poverty Bay Wairoa Federation of Women's Institutes

Overview from the President:

PROJECT: Adopt A . . .

THEME: Nurturing the Nation

Would you like to be a member of a caring and dynamic organisation with a 95 year history of being there for our members and our community?

Then you need to come along to a W.I. meeting where we will make you very welcome.

As a member of W.I. you get to choose what you wish to do, be it social activities, craft, floral arranging, cooking, entertainment - what you want from W.I. is over to you.

We provide fun, food and friendship and enjoy each others company.

As the largest women's organisation in New Zealand, we are very proud of our history.

Welcome to the world of Poverty Bay Wairoa Federation.

I am proud to be President of a very positive Federation.

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Poverty Bay Wairoa Federation has 5 Institutes that meet on different Days/ Evenings

Frasertown WI meets in Wairoa

Second Tuesday of month at 2pm in members homes

Contact: Patsy Hine ph: 06 838 6545


Otoko WI meets in the Gisborne Church of Christ

Meets on the first Tuesday of the Month at 10.30am [ Cup of tea at 10am ]

Contact: Mary Bayley ph: 06 862 3407


Puha WI meets in member's homes in Gisborne

On the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 10am

Contact: Betty Thompson ph: 06 868 8119


Taruheru Makaraka WI meets in the Mangapapa Resident's Hall Ormond Rd., Gisborne

On the 3rd Thursday of the month at 1.30pm

Contact: Sue Hope ph: 06 862 7763


Turanganui WI meets at Elgin School, Knox St. Gisborne

On the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7pm

Contact: Alison Crawford 06 868 9586

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We are looking for new members to join us

Please don't hesitate to phone and enquire... as above...


Associate members

Are members who cannot attend their monthly meetings but are still considered members, they pay the same Annual Subscription. $25.00

They receive a Newsletter each month, may enter all competitions, and are welcome to join in all events.