I came away from the opening (of Te Kura Maori o Waatea – a Mangere based Kura Hourua) thinking if there are members of a community who believe their children will be better served by a school that specifically addresses … Read more
‘Te Kapehu Whetu is the first and last charter school to perform at the secondary level’ of the New Zealand National Secondary Schools Kapa Haka Competition.
Their haka told the story of their school being closed by the Government and … Read more
A charity set up to support partnership schools says a Treaty of Waitangi Tribunal claim by two prominent Māori educators over the ending of the experiment should be a wake-up call for Government.
Sir Toby Curtis and former Dame Iritana … Read more
Sir Toby Curtis wants the best for Maori students and he believes Kura Hourua are delivering that. ‘These schools have been so successful the model should be extended not shut down’ he said.
‘There is no reason to believe that … Read more