Many events were held in the Aokautere area over the years to farewell those who had left, but this event was put on to honour those who had remained. This was the second such event. Back row: Alex Ferguson, Nola Blenkiron (hostess), Fred Judd, HG Robertson, Dick Harrison, Don Scott, Dick Blenkiron (Chairman). Seated: Doris Kyle, Miriam Ferguson, Eileen Judd, Gladys Robertson, Doris Harrison, Lillian Scott, Nina Chowen. Refer to Fitzherbert East Aokautere School and District 1889-1989, p 49.