Story: Tertiary education

Opening of Te Kupenga o te Matauranga marae, Palmerston North Teachers' College, 1980

Opening of Te Kupenga o te Matauranga marae, Palmerston North Teachers' College, 1980

The first marae to open at a teachers' college was Te Kupenga o te Matauranga at Palmerston North in 1980. About 200 people attended the opening day on 6 September, which also included a church service and hāngī.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Tertiary education - Colleges of education before 1990', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/34428/opening-of-te-kupenga-o-te-matauranga-marae-palmerston-north-teachers-college-1980 (accessed 27 June 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 20 Jun 2012