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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 24 May 1961 "Sir George Currie, the chairman of the Education Commission and Lady Currie, pause with their hosts at Caccia Birch, the Palmerston North University College hostel, last night. The hosts were the Palmerston North High Schools' Board of Governors, the Palmerston North University College, the Palmerston North Teachers' College and the Wanganui Education Board, members of which are seen in the photograph. They are (from the left): Sir George Currie, Mr. R. Tye (the acting- principal of Palmerston North University College), Mrs. Tye, Mrs. W.H. Brown, Mr. E. Blechynden (the chairman of the Palmerston North High Schools' Board), Mrs. Blechynden, Mr. K.A. North ( the principal of the Palmerston North Teachers' College), Mr. W.H. Brown, M.P. (the chairman of the Wanganui Education Board), Mrs. North and Lady Currie."

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_016317
Title
"[Education] Commission Entertained" at Caccia Birch
Relation
Manawatu Standard Negative Collection
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Coolstore
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection

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Place
Caccia Birch, Hokowhitu, Palmerston North
Date
May 24, 1961

Object rights

Credit Line
Fairfax Media New Zealand

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Community Tags
caccia birch,
dignitaries,
education commission,

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