Te Kura Māori o Porirua is a total immersion kura established in 2001 under Section 156 of the Education Act 1989. It is a decile 3, designated Special Character Composite School, affiliated to Ngā Kura ā-Iwi
Te Whakaruruhau (Kaumātua Council) are kaumātua who live in the Porirua community from a range of iwi. With representatives from Ngāti Toa this group works alongside the board, the Tumuaki and staff to provide cultural advice and support.
Hei tāhuhu o ngā kōrero mō te Ohu Whakaruruhau, koirā te hunga kaumātua i takea mai ai Te Kura Māori o Porirua. Nō ngā tōpito o te motu tēnei rōpū i whakarauhī mai hei kāhui kaumātua. Ka taki hui ai te Ohu nei i ia wāhanga o te tau hei wānanga i ngā take huhua o te kura.