Federated Farmers of New Zealand. Women's Division

WDFF, WDFFNZ, Women's Division Federated Farmers of New Zealand

The Women's Division Federated Farmers, or the Women's Division of the Farmers' Union as it was named until 1947, was a non-party, non-sectarian society set up in 1925 by a group of farmers' wives to better conditions for rural women and children and to encourage the cooperation of women within farming organisations. Services set up included the emergency bush housekeeper scheme, and the provision of rest and holiday homes throughout New Zealand. Renamed Rural Women New Zealand in October, 1999.

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Date: 5 July 2018 From: Farming women of Golden Bay oral history project Ref: OHInt-1252-02 Description: Interview with Jenny Haldane by Anita Peters, recorded on 1 May and 5 July 2018. Topics covered in the interview include: early memories; family; growing up ...
Nellie Winifred Bernice Schroder
Date: [ca 4 Aug 1954] From: New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives Ref: PAColl-6388-18 Description: Nellie Winifred Bernice Schroder in 1954, the year she was elected as dominion president of the Women's Division, Federated Farmers of New Zealand. Photograp...
By: Federated Farmers of New Zealand. Women's Division; Ruddenklau, Edith, active 1991 Ref: OHColl-0116 Description: Interviews with Ann Turner, Mabel Wachner, Violet Soderstrom, Susan Smith, Jessie Yorke, Heleanor Carran and Violet Wildermoth. Quantity: 8 C60 cassette(s)....
Date: 1990 By: Fyfe, Judith Mildred de Visme, 1944-; Manson, Heugh Cecil Drummond, 1941-; Federated Farmers of New Zealand. Women's Division Ref: OHColl-0115 Description: Quantity: 19 C60 cassette(s). 6 printed abstract(s). 6 interview(s). Finding Aids: Abstract Available - abstracting complete.
Date: 1940-1944 From: Ngata, Apirana Turupa (Sir), 1874-1950 : Further papers Ref: MS-Papers-7575-018 Description: Contains an extensive range of papers which includes correspondence relating to the Maori war effort. It includes information relating to the effort on the h...
Date: 1954-1975 By: Federated Farmers of New Zealand. Women's Division. Rotomahana Branch Ref: Micro-MS-0577 Description: Descriptions of branch activities, annual reports, newspaper clippings, invitations and photographs. The Rotomahana branch of the WDFF, situated in Rotorua ...
Date: 4 Nov 1988 - 04 Nov 1988 From: The Matriarchs Oral History Project By: Schroder, Nellie Winifred Bernice, 1903-1993 Ref: OHInt-0048/03 Description: Nellie Schroder was born in Kent in 1903 and came out to New Zealand with her parents in 1913. Talks about her grandfather from Staffordshire, her parents'...
Date: 11 Jan 1944 - 11 Jan 1994 From: National Council of Women: Narratives from a century - oral history project By: Dixon, Barbara Mary, 1909-2006 Ref: OHInt-0387/06 Description: Barbara Mary Dixon (Mary) has previously been interviewed as part of World War II Project. While this interview repeats much of her past, this summary will c...
Date: 31 July 1993 From: Women in a Mining Town, Waihi 1883-1993, Oral History Project By: Campbell, Doris Frances, 1912-2007 Ref: OHInt-0067/040 Description: Doris Frances Campbell born Waihi and lived there all of her life. Outlines family background - father, an accountant, from Northern Ireland and mother, a bo...
Date: 14 August 1993 - 14 Aug 1993 From: Women in a Mining Town, Waihi 1883-1993, Oral History Project By: Jones, Dorothy Mary Amelia, 1915-2007 Ref: OHInt-0067/062 Description: Dorothy Jones born Paeroa. Aged 4 years when father got job in mine and moved to Waihi. Describes home and lifestyle. Reference to blacksmith, Mr Armour, an ...
Date: 1993-1997 By: Royal Agricultural Society of New Zealand Ref: MS-Papers-5342 Description: Comprises 329 nominations for the RAS Suffrage Medal, 1993. Includes CVs and biographical information about the nominees who were very active in WDFF, A & P ...
Date: 1980 - 1990 By: Federated Farmers of New Zealand. Women's Division; Associated Country Women of the World Ref: Eph-D-ASSOCIATION-WDFF-Teatowels Description: Includes: Women's Division Federated Farmers Golden Jubilee 1975 teatowel (2 copies) Women's Division Federated Farmers - 2 other teatowels Associated Countr...
Date: 6 Nov 1993 - 06 Nov 1993 From: Memories of the Kaipara oral history project : Part one By: Robinson, Winifred Jean, 1909- Ref: OHInt-0430/08 Description: Jean Robinson was born in 1909. Describes how her parents were immigrants who married on their arrival in Auckland. Describes Helensville in the 1920s. Menti...
Date: 6, 15, 26, 29 October 1992; 1 November 1992 - 06 Oct 1992 - 01 Nov 1992 From: Otago Women and Work - Paid and Unpaid Oral History Project By: Harrex, Robyn, active 1992; Rutherford, Helen Elizabeth, 1908-1997 Ref: OHInt-0148/25 Description: Mrs Helen Rutherford, born and spent childhood in Dunedin. Parents worked for the Post Office, mother also taught music. Family moved to Napier because of fa...
Date: [nd, 1930?] From: Lilburn, Douglas Gordon, 1915-2001 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7623-301 Description: Letters from Rosamond Lilburn to Janet and Robert, and report by Rosamund on her visit to the Nelson area for the Women's Division of the Farmers' Union Qua...
Date: [ca 1939] By: Kennedy, William McLaughlin, 1857-1949 Ref: MS-1112 Description: A series of short accounts on the history of numerous organisations and institutions of Stratford, including a substantial section on the Stratford-Auckland ...
Date: 1993-1995 From: National Collective of Independent Women's Refuges : Records Ref: 2001-162-045 Description: Administrative file relating to NCIWR's working relationships with other women's groups Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Possibly Womens' Division of Federated Farmers Group, Northland
Date: [193-?] From: Northwood brothers :Photographs of Northland Ref: 1/1-010878-G Description: Possibly Womens' Division of Federated Farmers Group in Northland. Woman standing first on the left is probably Mrs Grace Carman of Broadwood. Mrs Bell of Ka...
Date: 1992 By: Federated Farmers of New Zealand. Women's Division Ref: Eph-B-ASSOCIATION-W-1992-01 Description: Includes course notes and exercises on how to be assertive. Two copies held. Quantity: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s). Physical Description: Typescrip...
Date: 2002, 2003 From: Mountier, Barbara, fl 2006 : Papers relating to campaign against genetic engineering in New Zealand Ref: MS-Papers-8668-10 Description: `New Zealand biotechnology strategy' an outline of the New Zealand Government's views on the development of biotechnology in New Zealand (Ministry of Researc...