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Nelson Education Board, 1908 (2nd of 2)

Nelson Education Board, 1908

The chairman of the Nelson Education Board, A. T. Maginnity, was the guest of honour at the opening of Nelson Central Girls' School in 1908. In that year the board ran 113 schools, with over 5,000 pupils, in the Nelson and Buller districts.

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Mark Derby, 'Local and regional government - Local authorities multiply', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 September 2021)

Story by Mark Derby, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Feb 2015