Banner [Owaka Valley WDFFNZ]; Women's Division Federated Farmers of New Zealand;...


Banner [Owaka Valley WDFFNZ]

About this object

Banner; a square, yellow banner for the Women's Division Federated Farmers of New Zealand. The banner has a slightly pointed base with blue fringe attached. Hand-painted in the centre are the words: 'OWAKA VALLEY 1933' below which is painted a circular emblem above a ribbon with the letters: 'WDFFNZ'.

Now known as Rural Women New Zealand, the Women’s Division Federated Farmers, has been a voice for rural women since 1925.

The organisation was established by women who wanted better social and economic conditions for rural people. For over eighty years they have been at the forefront of rural issues, working to strengthen rural communities.


Women's Division Federated Farmers of New Zealand

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Date Made


Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins, Owaka

Medium and Materials

processed material, textile; organic, vegetal, wood.

Inscription and Marks

Hand painted: 'OWAKA VALLEY / 1933 / W.D.F.F.N.Z.'


l 715mm x w 605mm

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

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