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Khandallah School,
17th December, 1969.

On your leaving the Primary School we at Khandallah School all wish you every success in the future.

Your education has only just begun but we hope that the foundations we have laid will have given you the desire to acquire still further knowledge and understanding in the years to come.

L J Shepherd

Class Teacher :

A M Matheson

Head Teacher :

Khandallah School

'Khandallah' means camp or resting place of God.

The School began in 1893 in a small public hall at the bottom of what is now Simla Cresent.

The present site was first occupied in April 1894. The School consisted of a large room divided by a folding partition to separate the older and younger children.

HEAD BOY

Gregory Nicholls

HEAD GIRL

Susan Kincheff

PREFECTS

OFFICE

Marion Campbell

ROAD PATROL

Linda Thomas

HOUSE

CAPTAIN

VICE-CAPTAIN

AOTEA

Marian Ayres

Donald Elley

ARAWA

Philip Gavey

Elizabeth Grant

TAINUI

Chris Doyle

Patricia Hokopa

TOKOMARU

Sandra McLaren

Tim Nees

TURNER PRIZE

Susan Kincheff
Patricia Hakopa
Dale Forrester

SCHOOL NEWS

  1. School Hall Opened
  2. Library move from Army Hut to Room 7
  3. School Teams won both Junior and Senior Cycle Rally cups
  4. Visit by F.2 pupils of Pongakawa School
  5. Raroa Intermediate opening postponed until 1970
  6. Chris Brodie selected for Wellington Primary Schools Soccer Representative team
  7. Room 1 had 4 teachers during the year
  8. Mr. Matheson, Headmaster for the last 8 years retired at the end of the year
  9. Mr. Galloway, Chairman, and Mr. Gibbons resigned after many years on the School Committee.

LOCAL AND N.Z. NEWS

  1. Oil discovered off Taranaki Coast
  2. Kapuni gaspipe lines
  3. Captain Cook b-centenary
  4. Box Hill bridge completed
  5. Thorndon motorway in use
  6. Voting and drinking age lowered to 20
  7. N.Z. Cricket Team wins first ever Test Series (V. Pakistan)
  8. N.Z. wins World One Ton Yachting Cup
  9. Reclamation of harbour for Container Port.

WORLD NEWS

  1. Apollo 11 & 12 Moon landings Man walks on the Moon for the first time
  2. Mariner 6 & 7 photograph Mars
  3. Prince Charles Investiture as Prince of Wales
  4. De Gaulle resigns as President of France
  5. Mr. Nixon elected President of U.S.A.
  6. Vietnam War continues
  7. Arab-Israel Conflict continues
  8. World wide mainly student riots
  9. Hijacking of planes
  10. Supersonic Concord jet tested.
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