In 1981 Paine was living with Bill Rosenberg.
University of Canterbury
In 1975, Paine was Women's Rights Officer for the University of Canterbury Student's Association.
On September 14, 1974, Paine, secretary of University Feminists, addressed a Young Socialists educational conference at Canterbury University on "The family: progressive or repressive force?" On 12 April, 1975, Paine addressed a Young Socialists seminar at Canterbury University on "Feminism and Socialism".
- CANTA, 1975, Issue 4
- Socialist Action, 30 Aug., 1974, Page 8
- CANTA, 1975, Issue 5