Single Gender-Girls Sch
Hawkes Bay Region
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takes the holistic approach to education, with emphasis on developing
ACADEMIC, SOCIAL, CULTURAL, TECHNICAL, SPORTING, ARTISTIC and RELIGIOUS
knowledge skills, understanding and attitudes.
The school founded in 1876 for the education of young Māori women
in Aotearoa (New Zealand). The special character denotes it as, an Anglican
school, established, but not exclusively, for the education of Māori
girls in which language, culture and traditions are promoted.
The school welcomes girls of all cultures who would like to benefit
from a commitment to excellence in education through Christian principles
and an emphasis on Māori Tikanga and language.
“The dream is that the school will operate according to Māori
principles of education and will be committed to excellence in all areas.
That it will emphasis Māori tikanga and language, Aotearoa history
and Māori performing and visual arts as well as mainstream curriculum
subjects. Last but not least, that the school will poster spiritual
education and development of its students through a commitment to Christian
principles and through the incorporation of Māori values and tikanga.”
Report - Hukarere 2001
The school has built up a positive profile in the community. The student
roll has more than doubled… Students are motivated and purposeful in their
learning, proud of their own achievements and of their school… Māori
principles of education and educational practices are embodied in the
whanau style of learning, education in te reo Māori, and the emphasis
on tikanga Māori... The special character of Hukarere continues to
permeate all aspects of school life…It symbolises the strong commitment
to spiritual education, to tikanga Māori and to Christian principles.
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