Kōrero: Northland region

Rangiāwhia school, about 1906

Rangiāwhia school, about 1906

Rangiāwhia Native School was established at Whatuwhiwhi, on the north-west shore of Doubtless Bay, in 1902. Often staffed by European teachers, the native schools gave Māori children an English education. At Rangiāwhia, however, it was decided to see how the school would operate with Māori staff. The experiment was a great success, with pupils achieving excellent academic results.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - Government', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7626/rangiawhia-school-about-1906 (accessed 25 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015