Story: Manners and social behaviour

Manners and childrearing

This 1999 television news item reports on a survey of New Zealand childrearing and the values that parents tried to teach their children. Good manners were still high on the list, but traditional authoritarian methods were no longer favoured as a way of instilling them.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Manners and social behaviour - Manners in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/39851/manners-and-childrearing (accessed 3 July 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 Sep 2013