Story: Parenting

Painting the Strathmore Park Plunket rooms, 1950

Painting the Strathmore Park Plunket rooms, 1950

As well as offering children's health advice, Plunket provided parents (mainly mothers) with opportunities for social contact and meaningful experiences outside the home. Many women volunteered for Plunket committees for these reasons, and as a way of thanking Plunket for its services. These mothers are painting the Strathmore Park Plunket rooms in Wellington in 1950.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
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Lesley Patterson, 'Parenting - Parenting advice and organisations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 July 2024)

Story by Lesley Patterson, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 26 Jun 2018