Story: Farmer and grower organisations

Country Women’s Institute badge (2nd of 2)

Country Women’s Institute badge

The Country Women’s Institute badge with its monogram ‘For Home and Country’ emphasises the values of the movement. The theme of home focused on improving the conditions of women and children in rural society. The theme of country highlighted the place of women as citizens and the role they should play in making their country a better place for families.

Courtesy of the New Zealand Federation of Women's Institutes

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Willie Smith and Steven Kelly, 'Farmer and grower organisations - Rural women', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 May 2022)

Story by Willie Smith and Steven Kelly, published 24 Nov 2008