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The scene in Pukekura Park, New Plymouth, when more than 3000 children of North Taranaki schools formed a picture of Mount Egmont and the Centennial words and date. Twenty primary schools and the two New Plymouth High Schools took part in the living tableau, which was preceded by displays of drill, marching, and dancing. The fixture was organised by the North Taranaki Primary School Sports Association, while Mr. G. Davey, headmaster of the Vogeltown School, arranged the tableau.

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AWNS-19410409-27-1

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Auckland Weekly News Auckland Weekly News
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Date
09 APRIL 1941

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Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 09 APRIL 1941 p027

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The scene in Pukekura Park, New Plymouth, when more than 3000 children of North Taranaki schools formed a picture of Mount Egmont and the Centennial words and date. Twenty primary schools and the two New Plymouth High Schools took part in the living tableau, which was preceded by displays of drill, marching, and dancing. The fixture was organised by the North Taranaki Primary School Sports Association, while Mr. G. Davey, headmaster of the Vogeltown School, arranged the tableau.