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Pō Whakanui - Māori Success

Pō Whakanui - Māori Success Evening

Pō whakanui i o tātou kohine o te manaa tapu o hehu

20 October 2022

Tupuārangi

The first award Tupuārangi is described as a star that represents gratitude and, appreciation. 

This award goes to a student in recognition of her mahi towards sharing of herself in the work of our tupuna. This student has shared her skills and her time to others.

The students who have shone in this area are: Skyla Cribb, Arabella King, Maddison Henderson

Our shining star is Maddison Henderson

Waipunarangi

Our second award is te tohu mo te whetu Waipunarangi.  The star Waipunarangi reminds us that what you give to other comes back to you.  

This award goes to a student in her extraordinary commitment to her Te Reo Māori me ona tikanga. Who shares her knowledge of Mātauranga Māori to make connections with other students. This award is presented to a student who has shone in her work in Te Reo Māori and demonstrated aspects of Tikanga.

The students who have shone for this award are: Hinerautekau Tamatea-Turi Rei, Tracey Tupuivao, Kiana Uriarau, Amy-Leigh Commane, Aiymani Taueki, Reremoana Gillies-Walker

The shining star receiving the award Waipunarangi is Reremoana Gillies-Walker

Tupuānuku

The third award is the Tupuānuku award.  Tupuānuku is linked to Papatūānuku and the produce from the land.

The Tupuānuku award goes to a student who has demonstrated kindness and humility and demonstrates, school values.

The stars for this award are: Leah Vidal, Josie Tapa, Raniera Sisley, Hinerautekau Tamatea-Turi Rei

Our shining star for this award goes to Raniera Sisley

Hiwa-i-te-rangi

Our fourth award te tohu mo te whetu Hiwa-i-te-rangi is connected to growth and shows promise for the future. 

Hiwa-i-te-rangi is the youngest of all the stars in the cluster so it is fitting this award will go to a young achiever. Someone who has shown great potential in her schoolwork and in everything that she does for her education.

The nominees for this award are: Alice Hoerara-Hunt, Millie Abbott, Jordan Allen, Prezley Easthope

The Hine-i-te-rangi award goes to Alice Hoerara-Hunt

Ururangi

The fifth award, Ururangi, is described as a star that represents the hard work that impacts the community health and wellbeing. This award is a recognition of the student's contribution to school Hakinakina and Hau ora. 

This award will go to a student who has represented her kura, whānau, hapu and iwi.

The students who have shone in this category are: Aalya Toman, Fanua Rimoni, Peyton Loader, Logan Crawford

The shining star for this award is Aayla Toman

Waitī

The sixth award, Waitī, is the star connected to fresh water that is essential for Health and wellbeing and used for all manner of Māori ceremony.

This award is for her work in the school and community.  Someone who is always kind and positive and very respectful of teachers and school environment.

The nominees for this award are: Cadence Harder, Parys Boyd, Eiva-Arie Hemopo, Josie Tapa 

Our shining star for Waitī is Josie Tapa

Waitā

Our seventh award, Waitā, represents the ocean and sea creatures. 

This award will go to a student who delivers her message to the world and benefits associated with innovation and the future. She shows generosity and care for others.

The stars of this award are: Amahre Edwardson, Leah Vidal, Arabella King, Hinerautekau Tamatea-Turi Rei

Our shining star is Leah Vidal

Matariki

Matariki is our Tuakana Award. 

This award will go to a student who has demonstrated courage, passion, perseverance, leadership and humility in all things Māori.

The students who have shone in this category are: Jade Hudson, Arabella King, Hinerautekau Tamatea-Turi Rei, Harmony Wright, Amahre Edwardson

Our winning star for the Matariki trophy is Amahre Edwardson


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