Whakatauākī Kāhui Ako ki Orewa

History of our whakatauākī

This whakatauākī was written by the tumuaki and leaders of Māori from our kura who gathered at our local marae, Te Herenga Waka o Orewa Marae for a hui on August 11, 2022.

One of the goals of the hui was to brainstorm ideas for a whakatauākī/proverb for our kura. The leaders thought of metaphors that helped to tell a story of our place, our learners and their learning.

After the brainstorm, Kereama took the ideas and wrote them into a whakatauākī for us that captured the essence of what we were trying to say.

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