Story: Ngā tamariki – Māori childhoods

Mission school, Taupiri, 1859

Pupils assemble outside their mission school at Taupiri, in the Waikato, in 1859. The school was opened in 1843 under Anglican missionary Benjamin Ashwell.

Photograph reference: PA1-0-207-06

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Rawinia Higgins me Paul Meredith, 'Ngā tamariki – Māori childhoods - European influence on Māori childhoods', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 April 2020)

Story by Rawinia Higgins me Paul Meredith, published 5 May 2011