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27 June 2022 - 1:48pm

North Shore Branch host GWNZ Centenary Celebration

Graduate Women North Shore were delighted to host the GWNZ Centenary Celebration, after having to postpone the event planned for 2021

Lorelle George (President GW North Shore)  
Tracey McIntosh, Lisa Hunn  
Jo Innes (President GWNZ)

At the Friday night public event, the theme of ‘Looking back – Looking Forward’ was addressed by keynote speakers Tracey McIntosh, Professor of Indigenous Studies and Co-Head of the School of Maori and Pacific Studies, University of Auckland and Captain Lisa Hunn, Assistant Chief of Navy (Strategy & Engagement).

Tracey, a sociology and criminology academic, spoke about her work with Women in Prisons.
Lisa, the first woman to command a RNZN Frigate, reflected on her 30-year Naval career.

This was followed on Saturday with breakfast beside Lake Pupuke, a day of stimulating workshops and a delightful dinner by Takapuna Beach.

Rae Duff and Dorothy Meyer
Rae Duff and Dorothy Meyer cutting the Centenary cake