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The Years Back - 13, The State of the Nation (Episode 13) Television (Full Length Episode) – 1973 Documentary War

The Years Back - 13, The State of the Nation (Episode 13)

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1973 Documentary War

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District High School was very much geared to a manual programme. The boys built, they were the carpenters. So they were getting practical experience. The girls learned cooking, so there was a very heavy bias towards this kind of curriculum.
– Anne Delamere, Social Welfare Officer
The waterfront authority brought down a decision: nine percent, take it or leave it, and we knew that, at last, this was it. The only justification for a union is if it’s prepared to fight for its workers’ rights and standards of living. We had no option.
– Jock Barnes, president, New Zealand Watersiders Union