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Memories of Komakorau School

Sep 16th, 2019 | By
Phot of Alan and Ruth Manning

  Seventy or more years ago, Alan Manning, got into a spot of bother at Komakorau School.  He told the tale to Home Range magazine.  Along with two other boys, Alan decided to brighten up the girls’ drinking fountain. “We filled the bowl with dirt and planted some daisies. Our teacher, Mr Broadbent, was very

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Seventy years of happiness shared

Aug 2nd, 2011 | By

Lovely feature by in Saturday’s Waikato Times, about Peg and Ray Broadbent who taught at the Komakorau school in the 15 years following World War II.  They celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary today. In the story, by Denise Irvine, they remember their arrival at the school did not go quite to plan.  They were to live

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