Story: Apprenticeships and trade training

Hairdressing apprentice

Hairdressing apprentice

Monique Nugent (left), an instructor at the training salon at Manukau Technical Institute, helps a hairdressing apprentice with the finer points of curlers in 1976. Hairdressing was by far the most popular apprenticeship for women.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQT 6421/B10,806
Photograph by Gregory Riethmaier

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How to cite this page:

Jeremy Baker, 'Apprenticeships and trade training - Apprenticeship until 1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 January 2022)

Story by Jeremy Baker, published 11 Mar 2010