Kaupapa Māori is integrated into many aspects of learning at Napier Girls’ High School. A pōwhiri welcomes Year 9 students and new learning staff, hui are held with parents and whānau and the school boasts a strong kapa haka.
Māori student leadership is actively supported. A Manu Taki is a prefect role of Māori leadership. She is supported by the kāhui Māori, a group of Year 12 and 13 students who are elected by the school. The senior Māori students are trained as mentors for juniors, the guiding philosophy being the ‘tuakana teina” (big sister, little sister) relationship. Māori are also well represented in form captain positions. Through active participation, a sense of pride and belonging has been fostered among Māori students, and this is reflected in academic results. The overall achievement of Māori and Pacific Island student exceeds national averages.
Ngā mihi nui ki akoutou ngā kaipānui
Nau mai haere mai
Ko te manu e kai ana ite miro, nōna te ngāhere
Ko te manu e kai ana i temātauranga, nōna te ao.
The bird who feeds on the miro berries - herdomain is the forest.
The bird who feedson knowledge - theworld is hers
Māori Achieve is a programme that works towards increasing the achievement of Māori students across all areas of the school. Aspects of the programme include:
Please contact Deputy Principal Philipp Otto regarding Māori Achieve
Napier Girls' High School
Clyde Road, Bluff Hill, Napier 4110
Office Phone: +64 6 835 1069 Fax: +64 6 835 8164 Office Email: email@example.com
Office hours are: 8.00am to 4.00pm