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PENDER—EYRE \J'EDDING GOWN FROM CANADA The wedding of a Canadian girl to a New Zealand irman was celebrated last night, rfhen Miss Annie Chisholm Eyre, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Eyre, of Toronto, was married to WarrantOfficer Clifford Pender. R.N.Z.A.F., youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. James Anderson Pender, of Green Lane. The bride, who arrived in New Zealand last week, met her husband when he was training in Canada. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. George Jackson at the Green Lane Congregational Church. Miss Muriel Low sang "Because," and Miss Pearl Wallace was the organist. The bride's wedding gown and veil were brought from Canada. The frock was of white taffeta, made with a full skirt forming a slight train, and her long veil was held in place with a pearl coronet. She carried a bouquet of white camellias and Dutch pearl azaleas. The bride was given away by Mr. John Brown, the bridegroom's brother-in-law. In attendance as bridesmaid was Miss Gladys Kay, who wore a pale green muslin frock with a velvet panel down the front, and a topknot of daffodils to match her bouquet. A long yellow muslin frock was worn by the flower girl, Miss Ruth Brown, niece of the bridegroom, and her flowers also were daffodils. The best man was Mr. Donald Skeen.

A small reception was held at the bridegroom's home, 3 84, Great South Road, where Mrs. Pender received her guests wearing a navy ensemble and hat, and aspray of blue iris and pink daphne.

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BRIDE FROM OVERSEAS, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 180, 1 August 1945

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BRIDE FROM OVERSEAS Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 180, 1 August 1945

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