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Dorothy Booth, celebrant

Dorothy Booth, celebrant

Dorothy Booth of Palmerston North, seen here at the 2009 civil union of Russell (left) and Thai, has been a celebrant for over 20 years. ‘I do weddings, civil unions, funerals, naming ceremonies, all sorts.’ Dorothy trained as a teacher and became a celebrant as well because ‘I’m a community-minded person.’

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Paul Callister and Robert Didham, 'Occupational structure - Occupational change since 1840', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 January 2022)

Story by Paul Callister and Robert Didham, published 11 Mar 2010