Story: Whanganui places

Highland dancing (3rd of 3)

Highland dancing

Young contestants compete in the Highland dancing at the 2008 games, while onlookers shelter from the sun under a canopy supplied by Turakina Māori Girls College. The school was set up in Turakina in 1905, but has been based in nearby Marton since 1928.

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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui places - East of Whanganui', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19258/highland-dancing (accessed 19 May 2019)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 15 Jun 2015