Story: Hawke’s Bay places

Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Takapau, 2009

Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Takapau, 2009

Takapau’s Māori-immersion primary school serves the Central Hawke’s Bay district. New school buildings were constructed in 2003–4. The buildings are shaped like a kākā in flight and are based on this proverb: ‘The kākā bird that consumes the miro berry will inherit the forest; the man who consumes knowledge will inherit the world.’

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Hawke’s Bay places - Waipukurau', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 May 2022)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 30 Nov 2015