Mount Maunganui Primary School 75th Anniversary 1988
Summary1988 marked seventy-five years since the establishment of Mount Maunganui Primary School. Past and present students and staff gathered to enjoy a programme of festivities to mark the celebrations. Main Body
Preparation for the 17th Jubilee began early in 1987 with a small but dedicated committee.
On the afternoon of Friday March 18th the school was open for inspection and display of photographs in the marquee.
Saturday afternoon (March 19th) saw the giving of speeches, and the reflections continued with a celebratory meal in the marquee that night.
The reunion continued Sunday 20th of March with a church service in the former school building at the site of the Tauranga Museum/Historic Village.
A physical copy of the booklet produced to mark the event is held at the Tauranga Library New Zealand Reference Collection (Mount Maunganui Primary School 75th Jubilee 1913-1988 : March 18th-20th, 1988 : souvineer booklet 993.421 MOU). Click here to download a copy of the booklet
Peter Thompson with pupils swimming sports 75th jubliee