Bream Bay Kindergarten: Opening and closing Karakia

The Treaty of Waitangi is an inherent part of our practice where Tikanga and te reo are woven into the fabric of our day.here are our kara.

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Everyday just before eating our lunch a child shares a Food Karakia - a Maori prayer. The child shares each line and the rest of the class repeat it. After we've finished the Karakia we get on with eating our lunch.

Manaakitanga - description and visual of this important value https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/6d/ce/6a/6dce6a9f6bc717647c20c29d633e0522.jpg

Manaakitanga is my Maori name given by the Ratana elders. While manaakitanga is but a singular word, it’s important to note that it does not have a singular meaning or application. Manaakitanga and…

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