Sally Fodie, who grew up on a high-country farm in the Mackenzie Country, was sent to board at Waitaki Girls’ High School at Ōamaru in 1964. She found it an unhappy experience. Listen to her read a poem in which she contrasts the restrictions of school with the freedom of her upbringing.
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