Other Tributes

Tribute for Elsie on her 85th birthday. Click on the image to read the tributes in full:

Mary Woodward
David Hill
Margaret Mahy
Robyn Gaw
Lynley Dodd
Martin Baynton
Bun Hashizume
Jack Lazenby
Margaret Hall
Pauline Cartwright
Betty Gilderdale
Brent Putze
Philip Temple
Hugh Laracy
Patricia Grace
Dorothy Butler
Betty Brownlie
Katarina Te Heikoko Mataira
Joanna Orwin
Gary and Diane Hebley
Joan De Hamel
Witi Ihimaera
Gwenda Turner
Dreamweaver (Liz Miller)
David Elliot
Alan Bunn
Ruth Corrin
Gavin Bishop
Margaret Beames
Ron Bacon
Diana Noonan
Gaelyn Gordon
Sandra Morris
Joy Cowley
Robyn Belton
Bob Kerr
Tessa Duder
Christine Cole Catley
Jennifer Beck

Maire Leadbeater is a long term activist in the anti-nuclear movement, and in international solidarity campaigns for Fiji, the Philippines, East Timor and West Papua. She is also one of Elsie’s four children. Read her tribute here

Obituary by Murray Horton: Elsie Locke Obituary

Elsie Locke is one of the Canterbury Heroes – a set of twelve bronze busts of important local figures in Christchurch. Elsie’s plaque reads:

Political, social and local community activist, well-loved historian and writer, determined and doughty fighter for the rights of the under-dog, active to the end.

To go to the Christchurch Libraries Elsie Locke page, please click on the image:

10 reasons why Christchurch must survive

By Andrew Stone

5 March 2011

Countless justifications can be found for saving the Garden City. Expat Cantabrian Andrew Stone looks at just a few.

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