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Newsletter 29 November 2001

Dorothy Neal White Newsletter 29 November 2001 END OF YEAR FUNCTION On Tuesday 27 November 2001 we are going to celebrate two significant events for the Friends. The Minister for the National Library, Marian Hobbs, has graciously accepted our invitation to present the inaugural Friends of the Dorothy Neal White…

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Newsletter 23 May 1998

Dorothy Neal White Newsletter 23 May 1998 END OF YEAR FUNCTION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 1997 The AGM was held on Wednesday 26 November 1997 in the Auditorium Foyer, National Library of New Zealand. As usual, Friends met from 5.30pm for drinks, nibbles and chat. At 6pm they gathered for the…

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Newsletter 24 March 1999

Dorothy Neal White Newsletter 24 March 1999 END OF YEAR FUNCTION DOROTHY NEAL WHITE – THE BOOK Books – Notes – Authors no. 7 Dorothy Neal White: a tribute is now available. The Friends of the Dorothy Neal White Collection, of which Dorothy was the first patron, have gathered together…

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Newsletter 25 November 1999

Dorothy Neal White Newsletter 25 November 1999 END OF YEAR FUNCTION Well-known Wellington author and illustrator Bob Kerr, will entertain us with his literary reminiscences at our end of the year function at the National Library on 2 December 1999. Join the Committee for drinks & nibbles in the Auditorium…

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Newsletter 26 June 2000

Dorothy Neal White Newsletter 26 June 2000 END OF YEAR FUNCTION At the Friends’ meeting on 2 December 1999 guest speaker Bob Kerr presented us with an early Christmas treat—a talk illustrated with slides and original artwork. The books that influenced him as a child seemed mostly to feature Europeans…

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Newsletter 27 November 2000

Dorothy Neal White Newsletter 27 November 2000 END OF THE YEAR FUNCTION 2000 The last meeting of 2000 will be something a bit different for the Friends. We have invited members of Khandallah Arts Theatre to put on a performance for us based on Kenneth Grahame’s classic story, Wind in…

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Newsletter 28 April 2001

Dorothy Neal White Newsletter 28 April 2001 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Dorothy Neal White Collection will be held on Tuesday 8 May 2001 in the Lower Ground Floor meeting Room, National Library Building (entrance off Aitken Street). Proceedings will begin at 5.30pm…

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Newsletter 30 June 2002

Dorothy Neal White Newsletter 30 April 2002 FROM THE COMMITTEE We wish to apologise to members for the lack of activities this year. Committee members have had difficulty finding the time to organise events and publications. We miss our President! As you will read later in the newsletter it is…

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Newsletter 31 April 2003

Dorothy Neal White Newsletter 31 April 2003 A TEDDY BEAR’S PICNIC! Come Celebrate 100 years of Teddy Bear history. This is Goldie Wright taking tea with his three-year-old owner, doll and dog in an Irish garden, about 1914. Goldie, allegedly an original Steiff bear, of German origin, has survived two…

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AGM Minutes 2004

AGM OF THE FRIENDS OF THE DOROTHY NEAL WHITE COLLECTION 2004 Auditorium, National Library of New Zealand 6:00pm Thursday 8 July 2004 MINUTES (Next year’s minutes Minutes of the 7 July 2005 meeting) Tania Connelly, President, welcomed Friends and guests. Thirty-one members were present. Apologies were received from the National…