2015 annual report

2015 Performance and Financial Reports

2015 has been a year focussed on continuing the development of Te Kāpehu Whetū across the three pou of Kia Māori, Kia Mātau and Kia Tū Rangatira ai. Year two has seen an increase in ākonga, pouako and facilities all aimed at continuing to move towards an education environment that will produce competent, capable and confident Ngā Puhi graduates.

The 2015 report documents can be viewed or downloaded from this page or the Important Documents section of the website.

Annual Performance Summary 2014

Annual Performance Summary 2014

We have had a very successful year and are happy with our overall performance for the first year of operation. We have laid a solid platform from which to continue to develop and strengthen our Kura in the coming years.

The key markers of our performance in 2014 are:

Educational Performance:

  • Meeting our minimum roll requirement of 50 students, finishing the year with 53 enrolled.
  • A successful programme with ERO that resulted in a positive report published publicly in December 2014
  • Excellent NCEA results
  • Senior ākonga took part in the year-long Young Enterprise Scheme winning the regional awards for the Dragons’ Den sales pitch and the Technology Award.

Cultural Capital:

  • High level of whānau engagement
  • Our entire school performed at the Te Tai Tokerau Kapa Haka Festival
  • We had ākonga compete in every category of the Te Tai Tokerau Manu Kōrero Competition, winning Junior Maori
  • Conducted many powhiri for local hapu and the Whangarei District Council including welcoming Toa Samoa and the Kiwi Rugby League team to Whangarei.

Community Engagement Performance:

  • Ensure that ākonga have the opportunity to attend significant cultural events and take up key roles including ANZAC day celebrations, Waitangi Tribunal hui, hui mate
  • During the national elections our ākonga hosted one of the main election debate for the Māori candidates standing in the various Northland electorates.
  • Partnered with Hihiaua Trust and the Whangarei District Council to develop prime land in the CBD for their cultural centre and our Kura Hourua
  • Partnered with NorthTec where a number of our students completed a range of courses and programmes
  • Partnered with Te Wānanga o Aotearoa who provided a year-long junior (Year 9 & 10) and a Level 2 Māori Art programme.
  • Careers NZ who we have been working together with to build career planning into our programme using some of the resources and expertise available through Careers NZ.

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