Tairangi School Procedure Statement

PROTOCOLS        NAG 1 Curriculum

        NAG 3 Personnel

        NAG 6 Legislation & Regulations

Rationale

Tairangi School acknowledges the wairua (spirit) of the Treaty of Waitangi and the diverse background of children attending the school.  This will enhance the relationship between the school and community.

Purpose

As a school we aim:

The following procedures will be followed when doing powhiri (welcomes) and poroporoaki (farewells).

Powhiri

For new staff or important guests to the school.  The school will assemble in the hall.

Both the Maori language and other languages will be encouraged as part of the ceremony.

Poroporoaki

For the farewell of staff members or families.  School assembled in the hall.

Both Maori language and other languages will be encouraged as part of the ceremony.

File:protocols136.doc        Procedure Statement -  Protocols