Story: Early childhood education and care



These women are selling flowers to raise money for the Christchurch Free Kindergarten Association in 1936. Though the government provided some public funds from 1904, kindergartens still had to raise funds themselves to cover the bulk of their costs. After the Second World War government funding was more generous.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Early childhood education and care - Early education and care, late 19th to mid-20th centuries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 April 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 20 Jun 2012