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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 12, No. 10. September 20th, 1949

"God Defend New Zealand" Department

"God Defend New Zealand" Department

Play the Game, You Cads!

"The Rugby footballers of New Zealand should realize that a political attack is being made on the game. There are strong elements in the Labour movement which are opposed to Rugby. The campaign against the exclusion of [unclear: Maois] is to a large extent inspired by these mischief-makers."

—Editorial in "N.Z. Observer,


Reds Under the Bed!

"The distribution by the Correspondence School of papers dealing with the geography of Russia was criticised by Mr. Murdoch, National member for Marsden. 'These seeds are being sown by someone,' he said, 'and the matter should be looked into. Children should be taught the geography of their own country first.'"

—"Dominion." 20/7/49.