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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 Post-primary Curriculum

Since the great majority of Maoris attend public schools, they have the same curriculum as Pakeha students – the “core” subjects and a choice of subjects for School Certificate. In the private schools and Maori district high schools, greater emphasis is placed on arts and crafts, and an increasing number include the Maori language in their timetables.