August 17, 2017
Our outing to the village of Cookham in July was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone. Cookham was described by Stanley Spencer as, a “village in Heaven”. Our first visit was to the John Lewis Heritage Centre where we heard the fascinating story
August 6, 2017
President: October 2016 – June 2017
Committee: 2012 – 2017
Member: 2002 – 2017
It is with the greatest sadness that we advise our members that Dianne died suddenly on Saturday 24th June, 2017.
Throughout her short illness, Dianne continued to organise the NZWA
June 22, 2017
I grew up in rural Whanganui. I enjoyed the outdoors – running, riding my pony and equestrian eventing.
After leaving school, I worked for 12 years in the fashion industry as a designer and pattern maker and I also did some
June 7, 2017
We were delighted to welcome our new patron Janine, Lady Mateparae who introduced herself to us.
What better time to have a flower themed lunch than the week following The Chelsea Flower Show! As the guest speaker the NZWA invited a
May 27, 2017
This photo is of the children and staff at Waiau School after receiving the donation we raised at the Valentine’s Tea on 14th February 2017, for their new swimming pool. Go to Gallery 2017 to see a copy of the
May 11, 2017
We were delighted to welcome Nick Swinglehurst to be our guest speaker on this occasion. Nick has recently returned from New Zealand where he worked as a film editor on three very different types of movies: a micro budget, a
May 1, 2017
The ANZAC Service at St Mary’s in Walton-on-Thames is an annual event supported by the NZ High Commission, the Royal Legion, locals and New Zealanders alike.
This year was very special in that there was a booklet to accompany the service
The ambitious project initiated by the Riverhouse Barn Arts Project, Walton-on-Thames to tell the story of the NZ No 2 General Hospital at Mount Felix was unveiled on Sunday 23rd April. The New Zealand High Commissioner Sir Jerry Mateparae and
April 16, 2017
An expectant group of members and friends gathered outside Brixton prison before proceeding through security, via the heavy gates topped with barbed wire and locked doors into the very comfortable dining room of The Clink Restaurant. We were catered for
March 26, 2017
Carefully crafted and brilliantly portrayed by veteran stage actors, Matthew Whittet’s play “Seventeen” at The Lyric Theatre surpassed all expectations. It was a sensitive, erudite portrayal of a small group of 17 years olds’ emotional turmoil, as they faced the
March 20, 2017
Received from the charity:
“A HUGE thank you to the New Zealand Women’s Association of London for your amazing donation of $1120.00. We will use this money to support some of the amazing mums, nanas and carers who do an amazing
March 6, 2017
The March Lunch this year attracted a happy and bustling group of nearly seventy guests, boosted in part by our friends from the Australian Women’s Club (AWC).
Two speakers had been booked with the theme of small business set ups. Due
February 23, 2017
Resplendent in red, the Penthouse was the scene of a romantic Valentine’s Day Champagne Tea last week. Ladies from FIWAL and the NZWA enjoyed exquisite food served on beautiful vintage china, heard amusing poems and listened to arias sung by
February 12, 2017
In 2001, an active and long standing member of the NZWA, Rachel (Rahera) Windsor Q.S.M. was honoured by the New Zealand Society at their Waitangi Day Dinner. She was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award for ” Leadership and Service
February 5, 2017
It has been a major achievement that one of our members was nominated for the UK New Zealander of the Year 2017 – a first since the Award was established in 1999 – then to reach the final three is
At a special New Zealand Society Waitangi Day Charity Ball the winner of the UK New Zealander of the Year 2017, was announced from three very worthy finalists. This year the winner of the Award was Alexandra, Lady Smith to honour her
January 26, 2017
This year there were 11 nominations fore this award and of the three women finalists, one is a NZWA member and the other is our Patron. They are Jane Thomas our past President 2012 – 2014 and outstanding committee member and