Kōrero: Rural clothing

Country Women’s Institute conference, 1976

Country Women’s Institute conference, 1976

Banners line the Wellington Town Hall for a three-day conference of the Dominion Federation of Country Women’s Institutes in 1976. The women’s outfits would also have been typical of urban elderly women of that time – no doubt they had dressed up in their town clothes for the occasion.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1976/2533/5

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Bronwyn Labrum, 'Rural clothing - Rural fashion', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18534/country-womens-institute-conference-1976 (accessed 19 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Bronwyn Labrum, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008