Mangawhai Area Schools Centennial 1985; 20-127


Mangawhai Area Schools Centennial 1985

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1951-1960 Decade
Back Row L-R: Unknown man, John Allen, unknown, Peter Markwick, Kerry Markwick, Craig Bennett, Robert Hastie (with beard), unknown, Les King, unknown
3rd Row from front L-R: Unknown woman with shoulder strap handbag, unknown, Willie Bowmar, unknown, unknown, unknown, Lionel Brown tall man) unknown, unknown, Raymond Heywood (beard & white shirt), unknown
2nd Row from front standing L-R: unknown, Eileen King, unknown, unknown, Brenda King (laughing wearing glasses), unknown, unknown, Anne Smith (wearing lacey jersey), unknown, unknown, George Bradley, unknown, Margaret Bull nee Nelson
From Row sitting L-R: Ruth Shepherd nee Wharfe, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, Barbara Allen, Pamela Jones nee Anderson, Dawn Parkinson, Margaret Peacock nee Hastie.
Unknown children holding decade sign.

The Centennial was held on Queens Birthday weekend June 1985.
A booklet 'Footprints in the Sand' was written to commemorate education in the Mangawhai area and published for the Centennial. This booklet is held at Mangawhai Museum ehive no. 15-35.
There is also another booklet describing the events of the weekend, also called "Footprints in the Sand" 12 pages.
Mangawhai Beach School on Insley St, Mangawhai Village was officially opened 30 October 1957.

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