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Our ‘forgotten’ wartime knitters honoured

Tuesday 11 May 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Culture, National

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Our ‘forgotten’ wartime knitters honoured
The New Zealand High Commissioner, Tui Dewes, hosted a special event last week in honour of women who contributed to the World Wat I and II effort, knitting items for the soldiers at war. 21050602.

Cook Islands women whose knitting skills helped keep soldiers warm on the front lines during World War I and II have been honoured.

Cook Islands women whose knitting skills helped keep soldiers warm on the front lines during World War I and II have been honoured.


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