Our Kura is appropriately named Hiwa-i-te-rangi through the reclaimed knowledge of Te Iwa o Matariki (the nine stars of Matariki). Hiwa-i-te-rangi being the youngest ...
Our Kura is appropriately named Hiwa-i-te-rangi through the reclaimed knowledge of Te Iwa o Matariki (the nine stars of Matariki). Hiwa-i-te-rangi being the youngest star of Matariki cluster represents the hopes and aspirations of our young people as they navigate through life. With this star we share our aspirations for the future.
Hiwa-i-te-rangi is a secondary education provider under the umbrella of Northland College where youth aged parent can safely continue their education journey.
Akonga are empowered to realise their potential through self-determined pathways of learning. Our commitment is to provide high quality culturally responsive learning opportunities that connect curriculum to the hopes and dreams of young parents in our community.
We are located in a new purpose built building that provides a safe nurturing environment and a home away from home.
Our point of difference is the creative focus we put on education. Creating inspiring projects in a collaborative environment.
At Hiwa-i-te-rangi, learning is:
We offer foundation studies pre NCEA, NCEA Level 1-3, University Entrance and Vocational Pathways. Our highly qualified and inspirational teachers will work with each individual student to create an Individual Learning Programme.
As part of your enrolment we provide free childcare at Kowhai Corner Childcare Centre which is just across the road from the school. The Kowhai whanau will give you time at the Centre getting to know them and helping your baby to adjust. You are always welcome to visit your baby through the day.
If you live withing the Community we can offer door to door pick up for you and your baby.
We will assist you to take advantage of the support services available to young parents in the community. These include Youth Services, Ngapuhi Iwi Social Services, Te Hauora of Kaikohe, Family Start, Plunket, Ngati Hine Hauora, local midwives and the Northland DHB. Some of these providers will come to the Kura for appointments and we can arrange transport where needed.