just as keen as the girls to form a social and cultural group. Also, as a result of the evening, the main body of the executive was formed.
The young people now meet regularly at the Y.W.C.A. and at the Academy of Elegance. The principal of the Academy, Mrs P. Wilson, who lectured at the charm school, offered free tuition to several members of the original class.
With the combined enthusiasm of the young people and wise guidance of the sponsors, there is no reason why a very successful Maori cultural organisation should not be formed at Auckland.
A reunion to honour the famous chief Patuone is to be held from 29 December to 2 January. Patuone, one of the first chiefs to sign the Treaty of Waitangi, befriended and protected many early pioneers and missionaries.
Mill Hill Fathers
In a magazine marking the centenary of St Joseph's Missionary Society, is the story of the Mill Hill Fathers in New Zealand. It describes the history of the Maori Mission since the arrival of the first two missionaries in December 1886.