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Dame Dorothy Winstone Dinner to be held June 11th

AUCKLAND BRANCH: P O Box 9644, Newmarket, Auckland 1149

For immediate release: May 26th 2014

Dame Dorothy Winstone Dinner to be held June 11th

The Auckland Branch of National Council of Women New Zealand (NCWNZ) is holding their annual dinner in honour of Dame Dorothy Winstone on June 11th.

“This year’s dinner will have extra significant as we mark the passing of Dame Dorothy, who made a significant contribution to women in academia and in New Zealand as a whole,” said Julie Fairey, Auckland Branch President NCWNZ.

“The dinner has been held annually by the Auckland branch for some years now, bringing together interested women and organisations from across the city,” said Fairey. “In 2013 Dame Anne Salmond was the guest speaker and tickets sold out. We are looking forward to honouring Dame Dorothy’s contribution and gathering to continue the good works she supported.”

The 2014 event will include an address from guest speaker Dr Jackie Blue, who is the current Equal Employment Opportunities Commisioner and a former Member of Parliament, at the Barrycourt Hotel in Parnell. Tickets are $45 a head, and available from Branch Vice-President Margaret Ready ph 09 626 4743 email jdmtready@gmail.com or check out the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/650450121659301/


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