THE GIRLS SETTLE IN WELLINGTON
It turned out that the girls learnt their job quickly; more quickly that the average, they were first put in a factory where the work was simple and straightforward, this is the Kilbirnie factory where our photographs were taken. Some later graduated to the city workshop which produces the more elaborate designs. Apart from fourteen from Wairoa the company employs a number of Maori girls from other centres, including Auckland. Some of these were placed through Maori Welfare.