We are grateful for the relationships we enjoy with our local marae here in Ahuriri. Our Kāhui Mātauranga is a group of representatives from our 7 marae who give guidance on strategic matters and mātauranga Māori.
Our current representatives are:
- Charla Hawaiikirangi (who is a former student, is on the Board of Trustees and has a tamaiti at our kura) from Waiohiki marae.
- Tipene Cottrell has whakapapa connections to Wharerangi marae, Timi Kara marae and Mōteo marae. Tipene also teaches our students local histories about our hapū.
- Lee Grace is the CEO of Maungahariru Tangitū Trust of Tangoio marae.
- Allana Hiha is the Deputy Chair of the Mana Ahuriri post settlement group and also a former teacher of Tamatea High School. She has whakapapa connections to Petane marae.