In 1965 the Maori Education Foundation made As the twig is bent, a film which stressed the importance of education by parents at home before children start school. This clip, narrated by Katarina Mataira, discusses how play is a form of learning for young children.
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Reference: As the twig is bent. National Film Unit, 1965
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