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No. 69 (1971)
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Maoris will have real equality of opportunity.

But till that happens they are very necessary.

They introduce the young boy or girl from the country to new jobs, they make them aware of their ability to cope with new skills, and they give them added confidence.

New League Branch

A new branch of the Maori Women's Welfare League has been formed at Manunui. An early meeting of the organising committee was attended by Mrs Rumatiki Wright, Hamilton, who outlined the activities that could be undertaken by a league.

The branch got under way during November, with Mrs A. Leadbitter, wife of the resident police constable, as the first president. The study of Maori arts and crafts will be one of the main activities of the new League which has already instituted action song classes.