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Tayla Ua

Kāi Tahu - Ngāti Uenuku kōpako - Ngāti Rangiteāorere

My favourite super hero is: 

My Grandmother -Te Ngaere Hinewera Ahipene Cookson

My favourite Whakatauki

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, he toa takitini kē

My favourite song: 

Why I became a Teacher:

One Drop - Bob Marley

Taku inoi - Maisey Rika

To promote rūmaki education and help tamariki Māori navigate and excel in mainstream education, by way of te reo, tikanga and kawa integrated across all mainstream subject areas

What I would love to see in the world:

Māori achievement
The return of indigenous practices, art forms, language and mātauranga

If I could be a child again what would I do?

Nothing. I had a great 90s childhood and wish I could do it all over again!

My message for our taonga of Aotearoa

Tēnā koutou
Tamariki mā
 
You are important
You are special
You are loved
You are smart
You are funny
You are a rangatira
 
You are such a treasure and we as teachers are so lucky to know you
Every day come to school with a positive attitude

Try your best

Be kind to one another
 
And most importantly
 
Have fun!!!
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