Story: Whanganui region

Wanganui Collegiate, 1912

Wanganui Collegiate, 1912

Wanganui Collegiate, founded in 1854, moved to a new site in 1911–12, on what was then the outskirts of the town. These pupils are parading at the opening of the main new school buildings in 1912.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Tesla Studios Collection (PAColl-3046)
Reference: 1/1-016700;G
Photograph by Frank J. Denton

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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui region - Cultural life', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19191/wanganui-collegiate-1912 (accessed 29 September 2020)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 1 Jun 2015