Kōrero: Sport and society

School cutlass drill, 1900

School cutlass drill, 1900

These pupils at College Street School in Palmerston North are practising military drill. During the South African War (1899–1902), and in the years afterwards, it was believed to be more important to train primary school pupils in military-style exercises than in organised games.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: AWNS-19000914-6-6

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Greg Ryan, 'Sport and society - The limits of sporting participation, 1870–1910', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/39391/school-cutlass-drill-1900 (accessed 17 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Greg Ryan, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013