Story: Ngā tāone nui – Māori and the city

Queen Victoria basketball team

Queen Victoria basketball team

This is the Queen Victoria school basketball (netball) team of 1914. Queen Victoria school officially opened in 1903 in Parnell, Auckland. One reason given for its establishment was to produce educated Māori women to be wives for educated Māori men.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Queen Victoria Māori Girls' School golden jubilee: souvenir programme. Auckland: W. & H. Ltd., 1953, p.9

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Aroha Harris, 'Ngā tāone nui – Māori and the city - The city and education', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 April 2024)

Story by Aroha Harris, published 11 Mar 2010