School by the Sands

We have recently added a story about the School to the prow website – written by Karen Stade, based on her book written for the school Centenary: The school by the sands



Opening of the Tahuna State School, 9 November 1910. Nelson Provincial Museum, FN Jones Collection

It began in a tiny lean-to shed in Muritai Street in 1908. Designated a temporary side school for Stoke School, it initially accommodated 13 junior pupils so they did not have the long walk to and from Stoke each day that the senior pupils made.

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