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A small circular black Girl Guides badge featuring a kiwi at the centre surrounded by a red ring. The kiwi is standing on some green grass. The bade is a Girl Guide patrol emblem for the Kiwi patrol.
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This badge belonged to Judy Jones (nee Donnelly) who attended Girl Guides in New Plymouth in the early 1960s. A girl Guide company was divided into small groups of girls called patrol, and each patrol was usually named after a bird. This badge would have denoted being part of the Kiwi patrol, and was worn along with a shoulder-knot of brown woven strips on the top of the the left sleeve.
Accession No
PA2005.235

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Girl Guide Patrol Emblem - 'Kiwi Patrol'. The badge was worn centred above the left pocket, with the 'Brownie Wings' worn above this. This badge was accompanied by a shoulder-knot of brown woven strips. The knot was worn at the top of the left sleeve. A GG Company was divided in to small groups of girls called patrols, each patrol was usually named after a flower or bird.

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Posted on 18-03-2014 13:30:53