These young women from Hukarere College practise home nursing training. They are (from left) patient Mabel Balmforth, Dawn Taikato, Oma Reweti, Mihi Ormond and Dolly Rangihuna. This type of schooling was in line with official policy that encouraged Māori to be taught skills that would be useful at home or in labouring occupations.
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Reference: Kuini Jenkins and Kay Morris Matthews, Hukarere and the politics of Maori girls’ schooling. Palmerston North: Dunmore Press, 1995, p. 33
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