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The first assembly of Awatapu College, Palmerston North's fifth state high school was held in an uncompleted courtyard on February 2, 1976. Mr J Wall, the Principal, welcomes the 240 third form pupils. Also present were the college's independent board if governors, representatives of the parents committee and the mayor Mr B G Elwood. Mr Wall (left) walks for Mayor Elwood.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014P_Scs43_008056
Title
First Assembly at Awatapu College
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Scs 43
Date
1976

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Place
434 Botanical Road, Awapuni, Palmerston North

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Tags
1970s,
awapuni,
black and white,
mayor,
official visit,
opening,
photographs,
schools,
secondary school,
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