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No. 55 (June 1966)
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The three sons of Mr and Mrs E. M. Durie, of Feilding, are all University graduates; the eldest, Rawiri, has a Diploma of Agriculture, Mason is a doctor at the Levin hospital, and Eddie is a barrister and solicitor with a B.A. and L.L.B.

Their grandfather is Mason Durie, O.B.E., who is a son of Hoani Meihana Te Rangiotu, a prominent Rangitane chief.

Mason, earlier this year, was awarded the Ngarimu V.C. post-graduate scholarship and with his wife and family will go to Canada to study at McGill University, Montreal, specialising in psychiatry. The course is for four

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Mr M. Durie at home with his wife and child

years, and leads to a Diploma in Psychological Medicine (D.P.M.). His wife was Arohia Kohere, a granddaughter of the late Rev. Rewiti Kohere, of East Cape and she is also a university graduate, with a Diploma of Home Science. They have one child, Awerangi, aged six months.

Eddie was recently selected as a representative of the National Council of Churches to visit Korea and other parts of Asia later this year.

The three brothers were educated in Feilding and at Te Aute College.

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Mr E. Durie B.A., L.L.B. with the head of the law firm for which he works