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Te Kura o Kauwhata Establishment Notice

Under sections 190, 204 and 205 of the Education and Training Act 2020 (“Act”), I hereby establish a Year 1–13 co-educational composite school to be known as Te Kura o Kauwhata, in Feilding, and designate the school as a designated character school.

Te Kura o Kauwhata will operate the following aims, purposes and objectives which will together constitute its designated character:

  • The curriculum will be grounded in taonga tuku ihohanga (cultural inheritance) of Ngāti Kauwhata ancestry
  • Te Reo Māori will be the primary language of instruction
  • Mātauranga taketake and Te Ao Māori will be embedded in all teaching and learning

The constitution of the board will be an alternative constitution.

Under section 205(4) of the Act, I name Ngā Kura ā Iwi o Aotearoa as a body having a special affiliation with the wharekura.

This notice shall come into force the day after its publication in the New Zealand Gazette.

Dated this 9th day September of 2022.

Hon KELVIN DAVIS, Associate Minister of Education (Māori Education).