Obituaries

Anne with Sylvia at St Clair Beach, Dunedin

A tribute to Anne B Smith

By EA Staff 12 July, 2016

Anne was appointed as the inaugural Director of the Children’s Issues Centre (CIC) at the University of Otago in 1995. She was already a world-renowned academic and advocate in the…

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Obituary – Patrick Pittams

By EA Staff 29 September, 2015

Paddy Pittams, known for his sense of humour and support for young teachers, died in the Bay of Plenty in August 2015. A popular member of NZEI’s National Executive in…

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Obituary – Rosalie Hallam

By EA Staff 25 September, 2015

An active and outspoken deputy principal, Rose Hallam became an NZEI Field Officer based in Rotorua. She died in early August. Speaking at her funeral, former NZEI president Ian Leckie…

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Obituary – Elwyn S Richardson QSO

By Michelle Nixon 6 April, 2013

Richardson is best known for his book In The Early World, published by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research in 1964. The book, an account of his experience developing…

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