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Pūhoro/STEM Wānanga

Angela Johnson —

Linwood College students attending the second Wānanga at Ara.

Pūhoro/STEM is an Academy started at Massey University in 2016 which aims to increase Māori representation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths subjects. Linwood College joined this programme in 2020 and now has students from Year 11-13 participating.

On the 8th July, 15 students went to the second wānanga at Ara to participate in a variety of activities such as Rongoā (a traditional use of plants in Māori medicine), Forensics, Business and Waiata.