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School [cont.]

Years at Hamilton Technical High School,

"I really didn't tell the teachers but all I went to school for was the sports and the wonderful friendships I made"

Didn't talk about the boys,

"You never dared speak to a boy in the main street with your school uniform on"

Town and country girls, job opportunities. Details on sports days, trips away, operas and singing, elocution prize. Duties of school prefects,

"It did give you that self-worth thing"

Recalls trip to Port Waikato Health Camp as seniors. Not much homework.