The opening of the Monro memorial, at Massey University, dedicated to C.J. Munro, who is recognised as introducing rugby to New Zealand. Charles Monro and his family lived in Fitzherbert, across the road from the memorial. He built 'Craiglockhart' in 1889, which was bought by Massey Agricultural College (now Massey University) and has been used as student accommodation since the 1940s. From left: Dr. A. Stewart, Vice Chancellor of Massey University; Dr. J.S. Munro, son of C.S. Munro; Mr A.C. Rippin, President of the NZ Rugby Union; Mr C.J. Warn, President of the Manawatu Rugby Union.
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