Story: Ngā tamariki

Sylvia Ashton-Warner's Teacher

Groundbreaking primary school teacher Sylvia Ashton-Warner, from Taranaki, worked in Māori schools on the East Coast, the Whanganui River and Hawke's Bay from the 1930s to the 1950s. She recorded her experiences in internationally acclaimed books such as Teacher, first published in 1963. A photograph and title page from the original edition are shown here.

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Reference: Sylvia Ashton-Warner, Teacher. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963, p. 4-5

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Rawinia Higgins me Paul Meredith, 'Ngā tamariki - European influence on Māori childhoods', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/30553/sylvia-ashton-warners-teacher (accessed 17 October 2021)

Story by Rawinia Higgins me Paul Meredith, published 5 May 2011