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MAORI GIRLS' HOSTEL

SUCCESSFUL FIRST YEAR Besides encouraging the girls spiritually, the mission authorities advise them to take up useful occupations, states the first annual report in connection with the Maori Girls' Hostel in Hepburn Street. Some of the girls are studying at the Teachers' Training College, some have taken up nursing, and others have been appointed to hostel staffs and the staff of the School for Deaf and Dumb Children. The hostel, which was opened last year, is controlled by the United Maori Missions' "Council. There are 29 beds provided, and 130 Maoris passed through the hostel in the year, during which working expenses were paid. A Maori Youth Club was formed, and weekly gatherings are held. Athletic activities are encouraged.

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MAORI GIRLS' HOSTEL, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 175, 26 July 1945

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MAORI GIRLS' HOSTEL Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 175, 26 July 1945

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