Kōrero: Tertiary education

Housewives' class, Wellington Polytechnic, 1965

Housewives' class, Wellington Polytechnic, 1965

Not all polytechnic enrolments were for career development – many students attended 'hobby' classes for personal interest. These women are attending what the Evening Post newspaper described as a 'housewives' class' in 1965. Wellington Polytechnic tutor Jeannie Gander (standing) is talking about entertaining, hair styling, make-up and dress, while the students are taking notes.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1965/1696

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Tertiary education - Polytechnics before 1990', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/34419/housewives-class-wellington-polytechnic-1965 (accessed 16 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012