Story: Roche, Violet Augusta

Violet Augusta Roche (left) and Lady Laura Fergusson, 1963

Violet Augusta Roche (left) and Lady Laura Fergusson, 1963

Lady Fergusson (right), wife of the governor-general, presents Violet Roche with an illuminated address on her retirement in 1963 as secretary of the New Zealand branch of Dr Barnardo's Homes.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: C-025650-1/2

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.

How to cite this page:

Mary Collie-Holmes. 'Roche, Violet Augusta', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/5r22/roche-violet-augusta (accessed 26 October 2021)