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A gold pin awarded to Donald Brash for his time at Ivon Watkins. The pin is made of a round gold head with " I/ W " in green enamel. There is a small gold " 10 " within the green " W ", suggesting this pin may have been to acknowledge Don's 10 years of service.The head of the pin is fixed to a long gold pin without a clasp. The length of the pin is segmented into sections by silver indentations into its surface.
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This pin was awarded to Donald Brash, who worked for Ivon Watkins-Dow Limited. It is likely it was awarded for 10 years of service. Don was a well-known member of the Oakura community, and was awarded the Queen's Service Medal for services to his community in 2009. He was involved with the Red Cross, Lifeline and the Oakura Probus Club. He remembers having regular conversations with the other Don Brash during his time as the company secretary for Ivon Watkins-Dow, when the politician was the Reserve Bank's Governor. Don worked for IWD for 30 years as their secretary.
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