Story: Camping

School camp, Upper Hutt, 1995

School camp, Upper Hutt, 1995

Form 1 and 2 (year 7 and 8) pupils of St Joseph's School in Upper Hutt, north of Wellington, display the raft they built during a five-day camp on the nearby Akatarawa River. Camps such as this became a routine part of New Zealand school life from the 1970s.

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Upper Hutt City Library Heritage Collections, Upper Hutt Leader Collection
Reference: 1995 11 29 8

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Mark Derby, 'Camping - School camps', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 March 2024)

Story by Mark Derby, published 5 Sep 2013