Today the first official Tech classes commenced. Students from each class have been divided into 3 groups/ropu. In Design tech students were challenged to translate our school pepeha into graphics symbols and texts. We are unpacking the Maori kupu Turangawaewae and Tangatawhenua. In this inquiry we examine our local geographical features and our relationship and interdependence we have historically and today with these.
Students today discovered that indigenous people use similar symbols to represent the elements and environment. Aboriginal paintings that tell a story are underway, watch this space….