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Weekly Review No. 324 - Māori School Short Film (Full Length) – 1947 Documentary Māori

Weekly Review No. 324 - Māori School

Short Film (Full Length) – 1947 Documentary Māori

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At Manutahi the school is the centre of a progressive farming community, and the whole land is a classroom. From their first spelling lessons, [to] writing and learning numbers ... the Māori school broadens out to teach its children the use of the land that is their home.
– From the narration
With the modern and the ancient arts, all native schools are helping to create a new enthusiasm for Māori culture. The talent for design and carving is given every encouragement.
– From the narration
Learning by doing is the first principle of modern education, and growing up should be both serious and delightful.
– From the narration