Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Puau Te Moananui-a-Kiwa

By Korōria Taumaunu

In East Auckland Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Puau Te Moananui-a-Kiwa is the only Māori language medium school serving the communities of Glen Innes through to Ōrākei. 

Despite the community bearing the brunt of the Government's housing sales and on-going unemployment, the school has managed to rise out of adversity, says its principal Kätene Paenga.

In tonights feature story Te Kāea speaks with the Principal of Puau about the great challenges the kura has faced in the past and the many achievements the kura has made as a result of the tireless efforts of its staff, its community and its students.