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Adult education at Newlands College, Wellington, 1976

Adult education at Newlands College, Wellington, 1976

In 1976 Wellington woman Mrs Ellis, seen here with her children Debbie and Lincoln, attended adult classes at Newlands College so she could get secondary school qualifications. That year the college opened a crèche for the young children of adult students. 

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1976/0405

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Adult education - Growth of adult education, 1940s to 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 July 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 20 Jun 2012