A photographic series prepared by the Prime Minister’s Department in 1947 to attract British migrants. The Evans family of 5 Mansford Place, Palmerston North were selected to show the living conditions of a typical New Zealand family. A physical education lesson at Intermediate Normal School, Ferguson Street, Palmerston North, one of the earlier intermediate Schools in New Zealand. The School opened on 5 February 1941, with a roll of 676 pupils drawn from the Standards 5 and 6 pupils of West End School and other local contributing schools. Athletic and swimming sports days were popular annual events.