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