Alternate Honours System
To honour our wahine toa, the Woman’s Service Medals. A meaningful alternate to the traditional NZ Honours System.
For those whaea who set our lives alight and all that they do - a humble acknowledgement.
A whaea in te reo maori means mother, aunt, aunty and a guide on how to pronounce it correctly is here.
The beginning of an ongoing series.
Cotton and wool stitched on insect screen mesh then back with reinforcing ribbon
Kilt pin as fastener
Original inspiration from friend and mentor Barbara Holloway.