Te Kura Māori o Porirua

(04) 235 9617 tari@kura-porirua.school.nz 392 Warspite Ave, Ascot Park, Porirua 5024

Te Rōpū Kaitiaki

Michelle Hippolite
Role

Elected whānau representative, Chairperson, Finance Ohu

General Information

Ko Michelle Hippolite tōku ingoa
Nō Waikato, Rongowhakaata me Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki ahau.
Ko Evan Hippolite tōku hoa rangatira.
Ko Marsella rāua ko Tame a māua tamariki.
Ko ahau te kaihautu o te Rōpū Kaitiaki

Pania Mitchell
Role

Elected Parent Representative, Deputy Chairperson, Personnel Ohu

General Information

Ko Pania Mitchell toku ingoa
Nō Taranaki, Ngāruahine me Nuhaka, Ngāti Kahungunu ahau

Ko Grant Whaanga tōku hoa tane.

Ko Erika, ko Araroa, ko Manu a māua tamariki

Heather Karena-Fuimaono
Role

Elected whānau representative, Finance Ohu, Strategic Plan Ohu

General Information

Ko Heather Ann Karena-Fuimaono tōku ingoa

Nō Te Taitokerau ahau.
Ko Ngapuhi, ko Samoa ngā iwi.
Ko Ngāti Rēhia me Mawhatu ngā hapū.
Ko Te Punawai rāua ko Teone Hotu ōku whānaunga i te kura inaiānei.
Mai i te timatatanga o te kura nei, tae noa ki tēnei wā i whai panga au ki Te Kura Māori o Porirua.
Ko ngā mea pai ko te whanaungatanga, ko te reo Māori me ōna tikanga…..
‘Ko ngā tamariki nei ko ngā rangatira o apopo’

Tina Bennett
Role

Elected Parent Representative, Personnel Ohu, Strategic Plan Ohu

General Information

Tēnā koutou, ko Tina Bennett tōkū ingoa

Ka piki ki runga i te maunga tapu o Hikurangi
Ka titiro ki raro te take whenua o Uepohatu
Ka hakahaka titaha ki te awa o Waiapu
Ka huri au ki te rohe o Mangahanea
Ka titiro ki runga te Marae o Hinetapora
Ko Te Whanau-a-Hinetapora ahau
Ko Tina Bennett tōku ingoa
Tokowhitu aku tamariki

He matua nō mua rā anō ahau ki tenei kura, ki te Poari o TKMP ko taku wawata ki te tautoko te Matapono o Te Kura Maori
Ehara ahau he maunga nekeneke, he maunga tu tonu.

Melissa Nielsen
Role

Co-opted Parent Representative, Matihiko

Email

melissa.nielsen@twoa.ac.nz

General Information

Ko Tainui te waka
Ko Tararua ngā pae maunga
Ko Waikawa te awa
Ko Ngati Wehiwehi te iwi
Ko Wehiwehi te marae

Ko Brian Thomas tāku hoa tāne
Ko Nīkau rāua ko Tāne māua tamariki

Ko Melissa Nielsen ahau

Wareko Te Angina
Role

Co-opted Member - BoT; Ohu Reo; Ohu Matihiko

General Information

Ko Tongariro, ko Pīhanga ngā maunga
Ko Tongariro, ko Tokaanu, ko Taupō ngā wai
Ko Tūwharetoa i te aupouri te whaerepuni
Ko Hīrangi te marae
Ko Tūrangitukua te hapū

Sharyn Cassidy
Role

Staff representative

General Information

E purea ana e ngā hau o Rangitūmau ki runga i a au
Kei mua i te aroaro, e riporipo ana taku wai o Ruamāhanga Kei Whakaoriori tōku marae a Te Oreore
Ko Ngā Tau e Waru te whare tīpuna.Otira he uri nō Ngāti Kahungunu
He uri hoki au nō Ngāti Rangi. Ngunguru ana a matua te maunga, āwhio tonu ana tōna pōtae kapua, e te koroua Ruapehu tēnei te mihi.
Mai te kāhui maunga e rērere haere te awa o Wanganui tae atu ki Tangaroa
Ko Te Ao Hou te marae i runga i te hiwi.
Ko Te Puawaitanga te whare e karanga mai.

Sophie Tukukino
Role

Tumuaki, Pouako Te Puawaitanga

Email

s.tukukino@kura-porirua.school.nz

General Information

Mai i te Moengahau o Tama-te-Kapua, heke iho rā ki Aroha-ā-uta
Ki ngā paringa tai o Tikapa Moana, e tarehua ana ngā Puke ki Hauraki
Mawhiti ana taku haere ki te tai rāwhiti, ki runga o Mahia mai Tawhiti, ki Nukutaurua
Ki ngā wai tukukiri o Maramahatea e rere ana ki Tawapata
Whenua tupu o Rongomaiwahine, Ariki Tapairu o tōna iwi
Atītī tonu taku haere ki runga o Heretaunga, Heretaunga Hauku Nui, Heretaunga Ararau, Heretaunga te Haaro o te Kahu.
E tau nei ki runga o Omahu, papakāinga ki Ngāi Upokoiri, Ngāti Hinemanu
Tēnei au he mangaina nā ōku tūpuna Ngāti Tamaterā, Rongomaiwahine me Ngāti Kahungunu
E mihi ana ki te whenua, E tangi ana ki te tangata