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Māori Language Week - Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2021

by Debbie Robertson

September 13-19 2021 - “Māori Language Week has been celebrated each year from 1975 September 14 and commemorates the presentation of the 1972 Māori language petition to parliament.

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Te Tiriti o Waitangi - The Treaty of Waitangi

by Debbie Robertson

The three “P’s”, as they are often referred to, are the principles of partnership, participation and protection. These underpin the relationship between the Government and Māori under the Treaty of Waitangi. These principles are derived from the underlying tenets of the Treaty. They are used to bridge the gap between the literal differences between the Māori and English texts.

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Matariki

by Debbie Robertson

In 2021 Matariki will be celebrated between 19 June to 11 July - 19 o Pipiri ki 11 o Hōngongoi 2021.

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Kiwaha and Kupu

by Debbie Robertson

Sayings and Words

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Waiata

by Debbie Robertson

This is a selection of some of the waiata we sing.

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Kapa Haka

by Debbie Robertson

Y4-6 children can opt into Kapa Haka. It is very popular and builds a sense of belonging and mana.

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Whānau Groups

by Debbie Robertson

Whānau groups provide opportunities for children to work together and build relationships within the school from new entrants to Y6 in a tuakana–teina relationship. This tuakana–teina relationship is an integral part of traditional Māori society, and provides a model for buddy systems.

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Whakatauki

by Debbie Robertson

Whakatauki are sayings or proverbs. These are a few that support our PPS values.

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Karakia

by Debbie Robertson

We start each day and each meal with a blessing.

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