Story: Rural media

School on the radio

The Correspondence School, set up as a distance-teaching institution for country children, began broadcasting some lessons on the radio in 1937. These children are listening to the end-of-year session in 1960. Correspondence School radio broadcasts ceased in 1997.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Hill Country. National Film Unit, 1960

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Rural media - Radio', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/18030/school-on-the-radio (accessed 16 December 2017)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008