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Graphic: An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand 1966.


This information was published in 1966 in An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock. It has not been corrected and will not be updated.

Up-to-date information can be found elsewhere in Te Ara.



Pre-school Education

Kindergartens and play-centres are open to Maori and European children alike and can be established under the same conditions. Since the Maori Education Foundation was established in 1961, it has encouraged Maori parents to use existing facilities and to form new groups in rural areas.