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Taranaki Education Board, 1927

Taranaki Education Board, 1927

Members of the Taranaki Education Board – all male, as was typical at the time – pose for a formal photograph in 1927. By the 1920s some of the regional boards' responsibilities had been taken over by the central Education Department, but they still had wide powers, including the discretion to hire and fire teachers.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: ABDU W3570 175 13, 14, 20

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Primary and secondary education - School administration and funding', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 June 2024)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 20 Jun 2012