Palmerston North Boys’ High School, at Palmerston North, New Zealand, performed a Farewell Haka for John Adams, a beloved retired teacher. The hundreds of boys were really possessed with the situation. The teacher ended up absolutely touched.
He was the school Guidance Counsellor, until he decided to move to Nelson to be closer to his family. He had provided 30 years of dedicated service to Palmerston North Boys’ High School.
In 2005 Adams was appointed as the school Guidance Counsellor. He had a real affinity for young men and has worked tirelessly in all of his roles to remove obstacles to student learning.