This part of our website is intended to inform our parents and help you keep on top of what’s happening at Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Hoani Waititi Marae.
Be sure to check our Information page for key downloads, policies, and more:
Tuesday 7 February – Friday 15th April
Monday 2 May – Friday 8 July
Monday 25 July – Friday 23 September
Monday 10 October – Thursday 14 December
|START DATE||END DATE||HOLIDAYS|
Term 1 - 11 weeks
|Between Monday 28 January|
(at the earliest);
and Thursday 7 February (at the latest)
|Friday 12 April (94-108 half days)|
Public holidays: Waitangi Day 6 February.
School holiday: Saturday 13 April - Sunday 28 April (includes Easter and Easter Tuesday and ANZAC day).
Term 2 - 10 weeks
|Monday 29 April||Friday 5 July (98 half days)|
Public holiday: Queen’s Birthday 3 June
School holiday: Saturday 6 July – Sunday 21 July
Term 3 - 10 weeks
|Monday 22 July||Friday 27 September (100 half days)||School holidays: Saturday 28 September – Sunday 13 October|
Term 4 - up to 10 weeks
|Monday 14 October|
Primary, intermediate and special schools:
Secondary and composite:
Public holidays: Labour Day 28 October, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day
School holiday: 5 or 6 weeks (from school’s closing date until opening date of school the following year)
**No children are allowed to be dropped off at Kura before 8:00am. All children to be collected no later than 4:00pm**
10.40am - Interval
12.45pm - 1.30pm - Lunch
3.00pm - School Finishes
8:30am - Kowhiringa begin
9.45am- Karakia o te ata
10.00am- Kai o te ata
10.15- Block 1 begins
12.15pm- Kai o te Ranui
1.00pm- Block 2 begins
3.10pm- Kura finishes
E-pānui will come out every Thursday. They will be sent out via email. Hardcopies can be picked up from the office.
You can sign up to recieve the E-pānui at the bottom of this page.
School uniform is compulsory for all students.
The Kura day uniform can be purchased from The Warehouse at Westcity Mall in Henderson.
Navy blue polos are worn with black bottoms and black shoes.
All orders for the Kura PE uniform can be made at the office.The Wharekura number 1s are changing yet again, and Elizabeth Michael are our new suppliers. Please see attached below the address for the Elizabeth Michael website.Our new number 1s uniform will be available for purchase in mid January. Closer to the time, we will let everyone know the exact date our uniforms go on sale.
Kura Kaupapa Māori is whānau driven, and you play an integral part in the success of this kaupapa. In order for the school to run smoothly your active participation is necessary.
We have outlined what is expected of each whānau: