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Altrusa International of Christchurch



  • Existence: 1966 - Present
  • Usage: 1992 - Present
  • Usage: 1966 - 1992


The Altrusa International organisation was founded in Tennessee in 1917, and New Zealand's first clubs were formed in 1966. The club is a non-profit organisation originally set up for professional and business women, with a strong focus on supporting community services. The Altrusa Club of Christchurch was founded in 1966, and in 1992 it changed to its present name

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Altrusa International (2023). Christchurch. Altrusa International District Fifteen

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Altrusa International of Christchurch records

Identifier: Arch 0119
Scope and Contents

The records of the Altrusa International of Christchurch includes minutes; reports; financial records; correspondence; photograph albums; slides; newsletters and yearbooks. Includes details of projects Altrusa was involved with including Wheels for Wheels, Fragrent Garden as well as their involvement in the Festival of Flowers in 1982.

Dates: 1966-2004