By Bill Boyes | Posted: Thursday October 29, 2015
Have a look at the wonderful creations made during Marae week 2015 in the specialist area.
Students were introduced to traditional and modern materials to craft their own Tonga (treasure) as a special gift or for significance to their whanau — (extended family, family group, a familiar term of address to a number of people — the primary economic unit of traditional Māori society. In the modern context the term is sometimes used to include friends who may not have any kinship ties to other members. E ai ki te kōrero a te whānau, kāre i iti iho i te tokoiwa ngā wāhine, tokorua ngā tāne)