Story: Ngā rōpū – Māori organisations

Māori Education Foundation

Māori Education Foundation

The first meeting of the Māori Education Foundation was held in the Māori Affairs Committee room, Parliament Buildings, on 19 December 1961. Here are: (left, back) Secretary for Maori Affairs Jack Hunn; the nominee of Māori members of Parliament, Sir Eruera Tirikātene; the nominee of the Māori Women's Welfare League, Mira Szászy; Director of Education Arnold Campbell; the secretary of the board, J. S. Joliff; the treasurer, A. E. Webb; the officer for Māori education, Education Department, R. L. Bradly; and, in front, Minister of Māori Affairs Ralph Hanan; the chair, Douglas Ball; and Minister of Education William Tennent.

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Basil Keane, 'Ngā rōpū – Māori organisations - Māori educational initiatives', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 July 2024)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jun 2017