Schoolgirls are shown learning how to cook and sew at a native school in the 1940s. As the narrator notes, 'Theirs is not a specialist training, but a training for living.' The New Zealand education system typically did not promote academic education for Māori.
Using this item
Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 324. National Film Unit, 1947
This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 New Zealand Licence