Young orators impress
Te Kura kaupapa Maori o te Hiringa held its annual school Manu Korero competition with impressive oratory on show.
Kaiako ( teachers) provided a variety of topics for both the teina ( junior) and tuakana ( senior) students to speak about.
The winner of the teina section was Hinemaia Marriner who spoke of her maunga and the tuakana section jointly won by Jayde Thompson and Zshawnee Uatuku both students speaking about the importance of te reo retention in their lives. The speech competition is held to promote and enhance te reo Maori among tamariki and whanau.
MANU KORERO: Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o te Hiringa Nga Manu Korero winners Jayde Thompson and Zshawnee Uatuku.