Under sections 200, 204 and 205 of the Education and Training Act 2020, I hereby declare that Whangamarino School (2083) will be a designated character school, kura-ā-iwi. This designation will take effect from 2 May 2022.
Whangamarino School will operate in accordance with section 204 of the Education and Training Act 2020. The designated character of the school is:
Whangamarino School offers dual English and Māori Medium provision and a curriculum based on the traditional and historical knowledge of Ngāti Pikiao.
The constitution of the Whangamarino School Board shall not be changed by this notice.
Dated at Wellington this 6th day of April 2022.
Hon CHRIS HIPKINS, Minister of Education.