Waiwhare School 1961 Log Book


Rodger Neill
Anthony Richardson
Catherine Tough
Michael Kyle
Hilary Richardson
Eric Goulding
Marianne Fountaine
Rocky Neill
Graham Lawrence
Gillian Lawrence
Teresa Ward
Lyn Richardson
Jocelyn Drummond
Catherine Richards
Maureen Ward
Peter Goulding
Gavin Moult
David Hoy
David Ward
Wendy Drummond
Grant Richards
Craig Moult
Tony Ward
Robin Barnett
Shona Kyle
Belinda Hoy
Roger Tough
Graeme Fountaine
Barry Neill
John Richards
Wayne Moult
David Helleur
Philip Helleur
Suzanne Helleur
Kathleen Buckley
Leslie Buckley
Diane Ward
John Comrie
Susan Richards
Stephanie Hoy
James Hale
Valda Tolley

BH Drummond, Chairman
M Tolley
R Comrie
AJ Hoy, Secretary/Treasurer
F Ward

KW Lawrence, Chairman
LH Smith
BM Tolley
AJ Hoy
TF Fountaine

Chris [Christopher] Ward
Susan Boyes
Gregory Marshall
Dormaine Lawson
Hora Lawson
Barbara Ward

David Helleur
Philip Helleur
Suzanne Helleur
Michael Kyle
Graham Lawrence
Gillian Lawrence
James Hale
Susan Boyes

Mr T Boyes. Resigned in December.

Miss K Gibson, Relieving. Resigned in May.
Mrs N Boyes appointed Assistant Mistress in May. Resigned In November.


MARCH 8th:   New playground started.
15th:   A Committee formed for the School Baths.

APRIL 15th:   Biennial Meeting. Typewriter purchased.
Shelter shed and flush toilets erected.

JUNE   Fences completed around the playing areas

Children taken into town for Road Safety instruction.
Waiwhare Drama Circle permitted to use the school.
Children raised £18 towards the swimming baths.
Children donated 2/- each to Crownthorpe School for the use of their baths.
Staff room built.
New bus River Rd.


Country children in town on road safety project

Forty-nine pupils of the Waiwhare School, under the care of two teachers and two school road traffic instructors, came into Hastings on a road safety project today. The children came from Waiwhare, 30 miles up on the Taihape Road in cars and two school buses.

The trip was arranged by the two road traffic instructors (schools) Mr RJ Coddington, Hastings, and Mr C [Cyril] W Horniblow, Napier, with the Waiwhare schoolteachers, Miss Kay Gibson and Mr Trevor Boyes.

The children were taken to the Central School where school traffic patrols were working. They then went to the vehicle inspection depot and saw the safety aspect, with mechanics checking cars’ brakes.

Senior Traffic Officer RO Wilkinson welcomed the children at his office later, and then explained and showed how a parking meter worked.

Mr. Wilkinson spoke to a traffic Inspector on patrol work over the radio and the children heard the officer’s reply. The instructor then showed the children the use of traffic lights.

After lunch at Windsor Park the children went to Crownthorpe School where they received swimming instruction.

Hawke’s Bay Herald-Tribune 1961

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Surnames in this log book –
Boyes, Buckley, Drummond, Fountaine, Gibson, Goulding, Hale, Helleur, Horniblow, Hoy, Kyle, Lawrence, Lawson, Marshall, Moult, Neill, Richards, Richardson, Smith, Tolley, Tough, Ward, Wilkinson

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