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 Hawaikirangi (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.