Topic: Mount Maunganui Primary School photos 1973 - 1982

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The following images relate to Mount Maunganui Primary School for the decade 1973 - 1982

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1973 April - First of 5 pieces of Ruatoki  Block arrives. October - Successful Music pageant at Mt Intermediate

1975 March – Committee concerned with falling  roll — reasons due to recession  and lack of employment? June - AT LAST the Ruatoki Block completely finished after 2 years 3  months!!! July -  15%—20% absence daily due to flu,  mumps and measles

1976 May - Mr B  Findlay commences as DP. The original school bell donated  by Armstrong family is back in the old school  at Historic Village.

1977 -  Gov General,  Sir Dennis Blundell  Inspected original Mount Maunganui  school building when opening the Tga Historical Village.  A group of our pupils attended the ‘classes’ for the day!!! April – Amphitheatre Construction  begins —over  250  donated  man hours  labour;  Materials cost: $1800.73

1979 April - School  attended matinee ‘Storm  Boy"

1980 Feb - An attempt by 2  boys to set building alight under the boys’ cloak bay. August - The three tiered adventure tower completed by Rotary and Jaycees — funded by Lions.

1981 -  ‘Claude the Copper Eating Caterpillar‘ coin trail raised $125 for Telethon

Mount Primary exterior Ruatoki block arriving 1973

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Mount Primary School room 14 1974

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Mount Primary School room 12-14 1975


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Mount Primary room 8 1976

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Mount Primary Mary & Rex Dalton at Xmas BBQ c 1970s

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Mount Primary Room 8 1978

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Mount Primary room 11 1979

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Mount Primary playground tower c 1980s 

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Mount Primary dancing in cylinders end of year entertainment 1981 

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Mount Primary room 5 1982


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