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No. 50 (March 1965)
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Twenty-one Children on the Roll

There are 21 pre-school children on the roll and weekly attendances average 10-12. Each child is charged 1s. per session with a maximum charge of 2s. 6d. Three Pakeha children are among those who attend. The children look forward to their weekly sessions and enjoy mixing freely with others and playing with the toys and materials. Each session ends with a quiet period in which the children gather around one of the helpers, who reads a story from a picture book.

The present aims of the centre are two-fold: To promote interest locally, and to build up equipment to the standard desired for affiliation with the parent body in Auckland. The future aim will be to obtain a section and a building which will be used exclusively for play centre purposes.