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Wolf Cub enrolment card

Wolf Cub enrolment card

British imperial institutions often expressed English values. A good example is the Boy Scouts movement. It came to New Zealand in 1908 to strengthen a sense of the British Empire, and reflected the values of its founder, London-born Robert Baden Powell. This Cub enrolment card of 1966 depicts the typical activities of the Cubs, including the saluting of the Union Jack.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-A-SCOUTS-1966-01

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Terry Hearn, 'English - Importance and influence', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2024)

Story by Terry Hearn, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015