Wanganui Education Board
Provinces were abolished in New Zealand and the Central Government took control and education. The Education Act 1877 established twelve regional Education Boards, including this the Wanganui Education Board.
1892 - Wanganui Technical School - founded by the Wanganui Education Board 1905 - End of year figures: Schools 85, teaching staff 374, number of pupils 12,983. (Student teacher ratio: 34.7) gross revenue £78,078. 1906 - "The Wanganui Education Board has jurisdiction over a district which comprises the Counties of Wanganui, Waitotara, Hawera, Patea, Waimarino, Rangitikei, Oroua, Kairanga, Kiwitea, Pohangina, and Manawatu". (The Cyclopedia of New Zealand - The Education Board) - The offices of the Wanganui Education Board are in Nixon Street.
|Name of School||Original Borough or County||Suburb or Riding||Opened||First Principal||Closed||Most Recent Principal||Web or Image URL||Max Known Roll||Year of MKR||Geo-Location|
|Matarawa||Wanganui Borough?||6 miles from Wanganui||1855||maf.govt.nzoldfriendz.co.nz|
|Westmere||Wanganui Borough?||1894||Miss Emma P Laird||no||school.nzoldfriendz.co.nz|
|Whakahoro||Kaitieke County||Retaruke Riding||1950s?||At confluence Whanganui & Retaruke Rivers|
|Maungaroa||Kaitieke County||Retaruke Riding||1944?|
|Kaitieke||Kaitieke County||Near Raurimu||23 Feb 1910||no||REAPoldfriends.co.nz|
|Kakahi||Taumarunui County||Near Owhango||no||oldfriends.co.nz|
|Piriaka||Taumarunui County||Near Manunui||yes||oldfriends.co.nz|
|National Park||?||1 Jul 1925||no||REAP|
|Hokowhitu||Palmerston North Borough||5 Feb 1924||Mr G.K. Hamilton.||no||school.nzoldfriends.co.nz|
|Name of School||Original Borough or County||Suburb or Riding||Opened||First Principal||Closed||Most Recent Principal||Web or Image URL||Max Known Roll||Year of MKR|
|Raurimu||1950s? Burned Down||oldfriends.co.nz|
|Apiti DHS||Wanganui Borough?||ex-staff|