Story: Agricultural education

Lord Bledisloe at Massey College

Lord Bledisloe at Massey College

Pranks have long been a part of student life and New Zealand’s agricultural colleges have a particular reputation for them. Here, students from Massey College form an unofficial guard of honour for Governor-General Lord Bledisloe on his visit to the campus in 1930. Lord Bledisloe had a prominent nose and a moustache – several of these students are wearing a false nose and moustache.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, William Hall Raine Collection (PAColl-3071)
Reference: PAColl-3071-1-03
Photograph by William Hall Raine

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Robert Peden, 'Agricultural education - Massey University', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 October 2021)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008