Kaupapa Maori School Coastlands, Whakatane

Kura Logo

Te Whakamaramatanga: Kura Logo.Logo

The Back Bone (The three Rays)

Represents: The Father, The Son & The Holy Spirit
Teachings & Blessings that come from above, travel through the Wheke (Kaiako & Tamariki)

Te Puku o Te Wheke (Octopus)

Represents: Kaiako & Tamariki, that forms the shape of Whale Island.
The head of the Wheke is the Kaiako and the Tentacles are the Tamariki.

Tuna: (Eel)

Represents: The Awa & the Kura.
The Water signifies cleansing & the Tuna links into the Mangopare.

Mangopare (Caretaker)

Represents: Kaitiaki.
Our Main Kaitiaki whom looks after everybody of the Kura and it’s belongings.

Nga Raupo (Plant)

Represents: Growth.

The Space to the right of the Backbone:

Represents: The unknown that lies ahead.

Whakapā Mai

Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Orini ki Ngati Awa
33 Meadow Vale
Coastlands
3120
Tel. (07)3082010
Fax. (07)3082014
Email. admin@tkkmteorini.school.nz