Valley Views - School days in the 1920s with Eileen Smeaton

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Sat, 17/01/2015

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One of the Valley's oldest residents had a milestone birthday recently, Eileen Smeaton turned 100 in December. After the dust had settled from the surprise birthday visit from the Phoenix Team, John MacDonald went out to visit Eileen in Naenae and hear first hand some local history from someone who was there.

In this first episode of two parts, Eileen talks about her primary school days and start of secondary school at Hutt Valley High School in the 1920s.

Eileen Smeaton - Commercial Class 1928-29

Part Two - Eileen talks about her days in the commercial class in Hutt Valley High School in 1928-29.

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