Kōrero: South African War

Boys at Waipipi School, around 1910

Boys at Waipipi School, around 1910

In this group portrait of pupils at Waipipi School, near Waiuku, the older boys are in cadet uniforms and are bearing rifles. The effect of the South African War was to heighten the sense that the military training of young men was essential both to the nation's health and to the boys' moral virtue.

Courtesy of Pukekohe Library

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Auckland Libraries
Reference: Footprints 02366

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'South African War - The legacy', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/36207/boys-at-waipipi-school-around-1910 (accessed 21 June 2024)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012