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Ka oho te wairua, ka matāra te tinana, he aroha ki te aroha, ka kā te rāma.
When the spirit is awakened, when the body is alert, when the love is unconditional, enlightenment flows. Nā Te Rauparaha
This whakatauki has meaning to us as it was said by one of our chiefs, Te Rauparaha. We are based in beautiful Elsdon, Porirua, right in the heart of Ngati Toa iwi. We are fortunate to be close to our local Marae, Takapuwahia and we are able to visit the Marae on a weekly base to read stories, sing songs and just hang out.
Children at Katoa have the opportunity to be part of an inclusive environment that acknowledges the importance of social skills and virtues to support children for lifelong learning.