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Maori children outside the school at Ruatahuna, ca 1920

Reference Number: 1/2-030902-F

Captions on back of file print reads "First paling school at Ruatahuna built in 1918 by Rev. Fletcher and Laughton assisted by local Maoris. Sister Annie and Miss Monfries started the first mission school in Feb. 1917 in a 3-roomed whare owned by Chief Taiwera. The following year the government supplied materials for this 2-roomed schoolhouse." Shows a single storey building with children playing in the yard. Photographed circa 1920 by an unidentifed photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Ruatahuna, Maori - School children, Schools, Maori - Bay of Plenty Region, School buildings - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Maori education - Native schools and School children - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region.

Part of:
Henry, Annie (Sister) : Photographs owned by Sister Annie Henry, Reference Number PAColl-6098 (46 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Film copy negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures16. Whakatane Co. Ruatahuna. Schools(PFP-027451)

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