went to Mangere stone walls, and found a sign saying the trees are free
for the picking. Stewart Rennie a descendant of the pioneering family
planted the trees with his son in 1980. I can only conjecture that he
gave the trees to the people of Auckland. I tried to search more on him,
but there are not much information.
The trees are now managed by the Manukau City Council.
Lian He Newspaper has a new article today. We
will be touring Kwong Kuok School my great grand Father Chan Kwong Kuok
who co-founded the school in 1907 and Gung Min School, my Mother's
people had been the board of management.
Great Grand Father, my Gung Tai started the school for the pioneer
children, he had the vision that children should have an education.
otherwise they would be forever in the village slaving as a labourer.
his foresight, among the Chans, there are 5 lawyers, 3 PhDs, and many
highly qualified professions. Many are teachers and principals.
Chen Jie Xue 陈洁雪
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