Born at the home of my grandmother, Emily Eva Smith, nee Briscoe; King St, Opunake.
Attended Opunake Infant School, Opunake Primary School, and the Opunake High School.
Represented Taranaki Primary School Netball 1966, made the B Team.
Worked for Wai & Yeps, local Chinese family business in Opunake, 1968 till 1970.
Moved to Australia Dec 1979.
Mother of 3 children, b. New Zealand. Nana to 7 grandchildren. 6 - b.- Australia 1 - b.- USA
Retired Qld Health 2010
NZBDM: Digital Printouts
B/R - 1953 Velma Yvonne, Daphne Joyce Pepperell Smith NR
M/R - 1970 Velma Yvonne, Dennis Francis Riddell
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