Mary Enright

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Mary Teresa Enright MBE (22 July 1880 – 21 January 1966) was a New Zealand teacher, journalist and community worker. She was born in Charleston, West Coast, New Zealand, on 22 July 1880.[1]

In the 1948 King's Birthday Honours, Enright was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for social welfare work among women and children.[2] In 1953, she was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal.[3]


  1. ^ McCallum, Janet. "Mary Teresa Enright". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  2. ^ "No. 38312". The London Gazette (Supplement). 10 June 1948. p. 3398.
  3. ^ Taylor, Alister; Coddington, Deborah (1994). Honoured by the Queen – New Zealand. Auckland: New Zealand Who's Who Aotearoa. p. 412. ISBN 0-908578-34-2.