Story: Primary and secondary education

School fundraising

School fundraising

State schools usually had active parent–teacher associations, which organised school galas and other events to raise money for equipment and facilities. This novel event, a piano-smashing competition, was held at a Heretaunga College gala in Upper Hutt in the 1960s.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Primary and secondary education - School administration and funding', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 February 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 20 Jun 2012