Story: Bay of Plenty region



In the early 20th century, pupils who had passed their proficiency examination (usually at around age 12) would pursue secondary education in classrooms attached to the primary school. Tauranga School, shown here, held secondary classes in an area curtained off from a cloakroom.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty region - Government', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Aug 2016