max
°
min
°
Location:
COLOR-Waatea logo 2016-final

On Air Now
Radio Waatea

11:00pm - 11:59pm
Ed Sheeran

Wananga opens Ngamotu campus

Share to Email
Share to RSS
Share to Print

The opening of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa’s new Ngāmotu campus in New Plymouth was an opportunity for chief executive Te Ururoa Flavell to revisit his past.

Mr Flavell was part of the team at the former Rangiātea campus which drove the revival of te reo and tikanga in the rohe.

He says many of his former students and colleagues turned up for the lifting of the mauri at the old campus and recalled those like the late Huirangi Waikerepuru and Te Kauhoe Wano who contributed so much.

"There's been many and Huirangi was at the heart of much of the development of te reo Māori here. In fact the first Te Reo o Taranaki hui was held at Rangiātea. Huirangi was involved in the polytech with many of us and his contribution to te reo Māori speaks for itself," Mr Flavell says.

Rangiātea had become run down, and the new facility with its five classrooms opening today will cater for the 400 plus students and allow the wānanga to offer a wider range of courses.

Copyright © 2020, UMA Broadcasting Ltd: www.waateanews.com

TMP2

TRM Classes
NLC - One More Try - (feat Stanley T) [Official Video]
OPINION: Ministry of Social Development debt fiasco an example of beneficiary powerlessness
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: An example from social media of the total power the Ministry of Social Development has over the lives of beneficiaries emerged last week and reminded everyone of the punitive welfare culture we still have in NZ.
OPINION: After Waikeria Prison Riot - What Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis must be doing now
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: After the lack of leadership displayed during the Waikeria Prison Riot, Minister Davis must be urgently reviewing the current state of the NZ prison muster.
Dr Rawiri Taonui: The Covid-19 risk for New Zealand and Maori in 2021
Dr Rawiri Taonui: The first six months of the New Year will decide the success of New Zealand’s defence against the Covid-19 Pandemic. New Zealand has the lowest case numbers, cases per capita millions, total deaths, and deaths per capita millions of all European OECD countries.
0
TMP2
           

Submit

Glossary

 

Subscribe

Enter your email address to receive regular updates from Waatea News.
  • fb

On Air Now
Radio Waatea

11:00pm - 11:59pm