The La Perouse School dance group: Shirley Murphy

Shirley Murphy, a member of the Aboriginal Educational Consultative Group, tells the story of the La Perouse School dance group. An Aboriginal dance group performed for Taumarunui High School’s cultural group who visited from New Zealand, learned the Haka from them and went on to tour New Zealand.

Keywords: Identity; childhood; education; La Perouse; heritage; working; organisations