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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.



The Primary School Curriculum

The chief difference between the curriculum of Maori and public schools is one of emphasis on some aspects of health, music, and arts and crafts. Board schools, with predominantly Maori rolls, are now also stressing Maori cultural activities, and the Department has issued to all schools a manual on the traditional arts of the Maori.