Badge (Girl Guides)

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A small brown fabric Girl Guides badge which features an embroidered figure holding a net and wearing a feather in their hair.
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This badge belonged to Judy Jones (nee Donnelly) who attended Girl Guides in New Plymouth in the early 1960s. This badge was a Brownie Six badge, for the Patu-pai-arehe Six. Brownie packs were split into small groups called sixes, with each six having its own name and badge. New Zealand had four sixes, named after Maori fairies. This badge was worn above the right uniform pocket.
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PA2005.231

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Girl Guide Association badge. 'Patu-pai-aerehe' - a Brownie Six badge. A Brownie Pack was divided in to small groups called sixes, each six had its own name and badge. New Zealand had four sixes named after Maori 'fairies' - the others were Roro, Hakaturi and Turehu. The badge was worn above the right uniform pocket.

- on 18-03-2014 13:26:27

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