Story: Country schooling

School on the radio

Kathryn Stirling of Glentanner Station, Canterbury, tunes in to a radio programme as part of a correspondence lesson in the early 1950s. The Correspondence School broadcast its lessons between 1937 and 1997.

Listen to the first Māori-language programme of 1956, for fourth formers (pupils in year 10), taken by Mr H. Wikiriwhi.

Sound file from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright. To request a copy of the recording, contact Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero (D series - Correspondence School Maori lessons/Reference number sa-d-07831-so1-pm)

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQT 6401/A33,133

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How to cite this page:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Country schooling - Wider options: 1900s–1930s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/speech/16507/school-on-the-radio (accessed 16 November 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008