Women of our Times
Name: Diane Dean , BPWNZ Project Convenor
Club BPW Huntly & Districts
Occupation: Retired Registered Nurse
Positions held in BPW: Huntly & Districts-committee about 7yrs, 2yrs secretary, 2yrs president, several years as secretary BPW Huntly & Districts Festival of Artz & Design, BPWNZ project committee-2yrs, presently BPWNZ Project Convenor
How long have you been a member of BPW? Joined 14th April 1993
What is your idea of perfect happiness? Enjoying retirement & every day can be treated as a holiday (if only!)
What is a trait you most deplore in others? In my District nursing life looking after 3rd generation unemployed
What is your greatest extravagance? Cooking books-I have just about every one on the market. My husband says if he could eat paper he would be well fed.
What or who is the greatest love of your life? Having a wonderful husband of 44yrs, 2 super sons, 2 daughters in law who are more like daughters & 2 precious granddaughters, Rachel age 8 going on 14, & Nicole age 3 ½ who cant wait to be BIG.
Which talent would you most like to have? Do the odd jobs around the house that only a man seems to be able to do.
If you could change one thing about yourself what would it be? I wouldn’t change a thing.
What do you consider your greatest achievement? 50year nursing career, & loved every minute of it.
What is your most treasured possession? My cooking books & all the family photo’s.
What is the quality you most like in a person? Honesty
Who is your favourite hero of fiction? Don’t have any
Who are your heros in real life? Athletes who represent NZ
What is your motto? Cleanliness