Story: Country schooling

Dunback School

Dunback School

The seven pupils of Dunback School in Otago were photographed in February 2005, the year before the tiny school was closed down. The number and percentage of children attending country schools has declined since 1991.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Country schooling - Years of reform: 1989 onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16518/dunback-school (accessed 13 November 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008