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Cultural Responsiveness and Sustainability

Whāia te iti kahurangi; ki te tuohu koe, me he maunga teitei’ Pursue the highest ideals; if you must submit, let it be to a lofty mountain. The principles of Kahikitia ‘Accelerating Success’ guide the actions which work towards realising the vision of Māori students enjoying and achieving education success as Māori. These principles form the basis of Tātaiako: Cultural Competencies for Teachers of Māori Learners. These cultural competencies are woven through all we do. Wānanga ‘Participates with learners and communities in robust dialogue for the benefit of Māori learners’ achievement’ Whanaungatanga ‘Actively engage in respectful working relationships with Māori learners, parents and whānau, hapū, iwi and the Māori community’ Manaakitanga ‘ Demonstrates integrity, sincerity and respect towards Māori beliefs, language and culture.’ Tangata Whenuatanga ‘Affirms Maori learners as Māori - provides contexts for learning where the identity, language and culture (cultural locatedness) of Maori le…

Ways to help your child succeed. - Ka Hikitia

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Matariki Festival 2017

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Here are some photos of our senior Kapa Haka Rōpū performing at our Matariki festival this year!