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No. 57 (December 1966)
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Charm School

In March a charm school for 52 young Maori women was arranged by the representatives of the Y.W.C.A. and Miss Mako. As a fitting climax to the course the city branch of the Auckland Maori Women's Welfare League, to which Miss Mako and Miss Johnstone belong, organised a cabaret at the Ellen Melville Memorial Hall.

The function, as well as raising funds for the John Waititi Memorial Scholarship, drew attention to the need for a Maori club at Auckland.

Many of the young men who attended and also those who helped to run the cabaret became

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Executive members of the Auckland Young Maori People's Group meet at the Academy of Elegance, Auckland. From left: Mrs R. Paapu, Dr P. W. Hohepa, Misses M. Mako and E. Johnston and Mr T. K. Royal.