Story: Niccol, Mary Leo

Mary Leo Niccol (right) with Mina Foley, 1950s

Mary Leo Niccol (right) with Mina Foley, 1950s

A gifted and exacting teacher, Sister Mary Leo trained a number of star pupils including Mina Foley (left) and Malvina Major.

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Margaret Lovell-Smith. 'Niccol, Mary Leo', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 June 2020)