Kōrero: Diverse Christian churches

Dining hall, Quaker school, Whanganui

Dining hall, Quaker school, Whanganui

These well-fed and happy faces from around 1956 testify to the quality of the meals served in the Cadbury dining hall at the Friends School, Whanganui. The hall was named after a famous British Quaker family whose chocolate products were well-known in New Zealand. The school ran from 1920 to 1969. Since 1974 part of the school site has been the location of the Quaker Settlement, a community that houses several families.

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Private collection
Reference: Frances Menefy, and Malcolm Douglass. A history of NZ Friends School, Wanganui 1920–1969: plus events the Quaker settlement and reunions, 1970–1997. Christchurch: Malcolm Douglass, 2003, p. 63

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mark Derby, 'Diverse Christian churches - Quakers and Unitarians', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/31100/dining-hall-quaker-school-whanganui (accessed 16 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 20 Apr 2018