Mangawhai Area School's Centennial 1985; 16-331


Mangawhai Area School's Centennial 1985

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A: Cutting of cake
L-R: Mrs Minnie Wharfe, nee King, Patricia Manuell

B: Photo of cake with words on top reading 'Kings Road, Mangawhai Beach
Tara and Te Arai"

Mangawhai Area School's Centennial was held on Queens Birthday weekend June 1985.
A booklet 'Footprints in the Sand' was written to commemorate education in the Mangawhai area and published for the Centennial. This booklet is held at Mangawhai Museum ehive no. 15-35.
There is also another booklet describing the events of the weekend, also called "Footprints in the Sand" 12 pages.
Mangawhai Beach School on Insley St, Mangawhai Village was officially opened 30 October 1957.

The opening ceremony concluded with the ringing of the bell by Mr Louis Wintle and Joshua Henry, the newest boy on the roll and the cutting of the cake by Minnie Wharfe and newest girl on the roll Patricia Manuell.

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