Posts Tagged ‘Boarding Schools’

Financial support promised for Māori boarding schools

Thursday, October 1st, 2020
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Labour says it will recognise the important role Māori boarding schools play in growing future Māori leaders by committing $20 million to a fund designed to provide them with financial support to continue to house, educate and manaaki rangatahi in their care. Only four of an original nine schools remain in Aotearoa; Hukarere College, St Read more

There is a future for Hato Petera College

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

“I believe there is a future for Hato Petera. What it looks like, I don’t know,” Dr O’Sullivan said. Whether that includes boarders is not clear. O’Sullivan is the chairman of the 12-person Whanau Hato Petera Trust which manages Hato Petera’s hostel. The school recently announced a review of its structure and the model in Read more

Fewer Marlborough boys enroling at boarding schools

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Only a handful of Marlborough pupils attend secondary boarding schools outside the district, Ministry of Education figures show. The number of Marlborough boys attending St Bede’s College in Christchurch peaked in the late 1960s and early 1970s, when boys slept 60 to a room, but parents now demanded privacy says Rector Justin Boyle. Boyle says Read more