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Milner of Waitaki : portrait of The Man /? by Ian Milner.

Published Dunedin, N.Z.
McIndoe : Waitaki High School Old Boys' Association, 1983.

218 pages

Milner, Frank, 1875-1944
Waitaki Boys' High School

High school principals -- New Zealand -- Oamaru -- Biography.

" The Man was Frank Milner's nickname, and the name by which he is still remembered by those who knew him personally or heard of him, both throughout New Zealand and overseas. Frank Milner, Rector of Waitaki Boys' High School for nearly forty years, was one of New Zealand's greatest headmasters and educationalists. As a headmaster he was seen as the New Zealand equivalent of Dr Arnold of Rugby, a man who was, as James Bertram puts it, 'oneof those highly charged personalities who provoke either excessive admiration or dislike', 'His most distinctive memorials are a school, a personal legend, and an unforgotten voice.'

1. The Nelson attachment: school and university
2. Prelude at Nelson College
3. Waitaki reborn
4. Pastures new: Honolulu conference and California
5. Waitaki : The great years
6. Waitaki perspectives
7. The man himself
8. The imperial theme
9. Annus Mirabilis 1929
10. Educational radical
11. Closing years : war and politics
12. Final Act.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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