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Centenary brings back memories for former Apii Avarua student

Monday 10 October 2016 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Features, Local, Memory Lane, Weekend

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Centenary brings back memories for former Apii Avarua student
Tuaine Strickland starts at Tereora College, 1955. 16100702

This week, Apii Avarua celebrates 100 years of providing education. In this feature, Tuaine Bailey (nee Strickland), daughter of Mana and Mauariki Strickland recalls her return to Rarotonga from Pukapuka and enrolling at Avarua School in 1949 at the age of seven.

This week, Apii Avarua celebrates 100 years of providing education. In this feature, Tuaine Bailey (nee Strickland), daughter of Mana and Mauariki Strickland recalls her return to Rarotonga from Pukapuka and enrolling at Avarua School in 1949 at the age of seven.


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