Story: Rural services

Having a rest

Having a rest

Women read and relax on the steps of ‘Scotland’, one of the rest homes run by the Women’s Division of Federated Farmers. These were set up to provide a place where exhausted or ill farmers’ wives could go to recuperate.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQT 6401/A49,965

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Rural services - Welfare and emergency services', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 March 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008