You can ask questions, connect with other old school mates, browse and load photographs. Great for your own and genealogical research. Personally, I find it impossible to search for Thames School photos, but I am pointing out the site incase you can master searching through nearly 2000 albums.
2. There is a National Library project to save the information that was on the 'Old Friends' site.
See the progress of the project as at January 2019
To find Thames schools, click on Waikato on right hand side of map of North Island.
The next step is temperamental for now. CLICK on the yellow School label, Then click on T and scroll through till you get to Thames schools.
NB> For the following stage you will find it easier to always select open in a new window, otherwise you can end up going back to square one each time!!!
OLD FRIENDS for:
Parawai Playcentre - members and photos.
Thames South School - members, and photos.
Thames Parawai School - members, and photos.
Thames North School - members and photos.
Thames Kindergarten - members and photos.
Thames Convent School - members and photos.
Thames Central School - members and photos.
Thames High School - members and photos.
EXAMPLES BELOW: (not sure if the links will all work?? It doesn't seem that at present you can enlarge the photos???
This one for Thames South 1934 is a larger photo.
Parawai School Foundation Year 1967