Story: Cole Catley, Christine McKelvie

Christine Cole Catley and Parents Centre

Rita Angus painted this portrait of Christine Cole Catley and her baby Sarah in 1945. In this January 2003 Radio New Zealand interview with Kim Hill, Christine talks about how her experiences of childbirth and parenthood inspired her to co-found the Parents Centre movement with Helen Brew.

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Image credit: Auckland Art Gallery. Reference 2015/31.

How to cite this page:

Tim Shoebridge. 'Cole Catley, Christine McKelvie', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2019. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6c4/cole-catley-christine-mckelvie (accessed 30 September 2020)