Alphabetical Spelling List, Book Two, N.Z.C.E.R. 1978. Image courtesy of Owain Morris collection.

Alphabetical Spelling List, Book Two, N.Z.C.E.R. 1978. Image courtesy of Owain Morris collection.

School Journal Part One Number Three, 1965 I remember the feel of the cover rough but special. I would of read this around about 1970ish

School Journal Part One Number Three, 1965 I remember the feel of the cover rough but special. I would of read this around about 1970ish

The Ready to Read series - The hungry lambs, boat day, the donkey's egg, the sweet porridge, the stars in the sky, sliding & flying

The Ready to Read series - The hungry lambs, boat day, the donkey's egg, the sweet porridge, the stars in the sky, sliding & flying

the 'Ready to Read' series of school publications, issued by the Department of Education New Zealand, in 1965

the 'Ready to Read' series of school publications, issued by the Department of Education New Zealand, in 1965

irst the School Journal was wrapping up. Then maybe it wasn’t. Now I’m not sure what’s true. It seems like it is done though, and state-owned Learning Media is closing its doors, bringing to the end possibly the longest-running magazine in Kiwi history – having had it’s first issue published in 1907, the first instance that any kind of school book was published domestically. Cover artwork by Jill McDonald, image courtesy of the Auckland Museum Collection

irst the School Journal was wrapping up. Then maybe it wasn’t. Now I’m not sure what’s true. It seems like it is done though, and state-owned Learning Media is closing its doors, bringing to the end possibly the longest-running magazine in Kiwi history – having had it’s first issue published in 1907, the first instance that any kind of school book was published domestically. Cover artwork by Jill McDonald, image courtesy of the Auckland Museum Collection

Cover illustration for the School Journal by Juliet Peter

Cover illustration for the School Journal by Juliet Peter

Collection of Waterview School. Image © Carla Martell and  courtesy of the Waterview Heritage Project.

Collection of Waterview School. Image © Carla Martell and courtesy of the Waterview Heritage Project.

School Journal cover, Part 3, Number 7, 1948. Cover illustration by Russell Clark.

School Journal cover, Part 3, Number 7, 1948. Cover illustration by Russell Clark.

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