Story: Māori education – mātauranga

George Grey

George Grey

This hand-coloured photograph of George Grey was made in the early 1860s. During his first governorship in New Zealand between 1845 and 1853 Grey supported mission schools through the Education Ordinance 1847, which was based on four principles. These were: religious instruction, industrial training, instruction in the English language and government inspection.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: G-623
Hand-coloured photograph by Daniel Louis Mundy

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Ross Calman, 'Māori education – mātauranga - Missionaries and the early colonial period', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 April 2024)

Story by Ross Calman, published 20 Jun 2012