A large group of new State houses has been erected for the Maori people of Orakei over the past few years. The new houses were followed by a new spirit of progress.
RIGHT ABOVE: Mr Brownie Puriri with the Youth Club which he is leading. He is showing them the plan of the new marae soon to be built on a two acre vacant site at Orakei (left). The Young People's Club has formed an active haka entertainment party (below), and is studying Maori culture as taught to them by the old people of Orakei.