Tamariki at Te Whata Tau o Putauaki decided that they wanted do a photo project which depicted their tipuna, after studying the work of nineteenth century New Zealand artists C.F Goldie and Gottfried Lindauer, and the more recent artwork of celebrated New Zealand artist Robyn Kahukiwa.
For those concerned about the future of education in New Zealand, this has often been a strange year of waiting for the outcomes of multiple reviews. There are around 15 major reviews of education underway at present. There are bound to be some good ideas when the groups start to report over the next few
The culture of the school has to be in place first, says Donal McLean, president of the West Auckland Principals Association. At Fruitvale School where he is principal, culture encompass delivery of curriculum as well as extra-curricular activities.