Te Tikanga Rua Reo

Te Tikanga Rua Reo is a special character programme that offers tamariki a national curriculum programme both through Te Reo Māori and English. Our aim is for pupils graduating in Year 6 to be confident in both languages, to possess a strong identity, and a sound understanding of tikanga Māori.

 

Te Tikanga Rua Reo provides a stimulating and positive environment that always stands for:

Te Hāpai i te Reo Rangatira
The acquisition and revitalisation of Te Reo Māori

Kia mau ki ngā tikanga a kui mā a koro mā
The maintenance of traditional Māori knowledge and practices

Whaia te iti kahurangi
The pursuit of dreams and aspirations

Oranga taiao, oranga tangata, oranga whānau
Environmental, personal and collective wellbeing

 

Ō MĀTOU UARĀ – Our Values

• Wairuatanga – fun and spirituality
• Manaakitanga – kindness, caring, and hospitality
• Whanaungatanga – positive relationships & community
• Rangatiratanga – managing self, leadership • Aorakitaka – pursuit of excellence
• Auahatanga – creativity • Kaitiakitanga – guardianship and preservation

 

ENROLMENT INTO TE TIKANGA RUA REO

The criteria for acceptance into the special programme, Te Tikanga Rua Reo, is that all students and their whānau will need to show a commitment to Tikanga Māori as assessed by the Kaiwhakahaere. The Kaiwhakahaere will meet with any prospective whānau to talk about what the unit is all about and whether it fits the needs of the whānau.