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Te Kōhanga Reo Statement

Te Kōhanga Reo Statement

Ka whakaterea e Te Poari Matua o Te Kōhanga Reo tana mahi i timata kē ki te whakatau i te ahunga me ngā whakaritenga e tika ana kia kawea te kaupapa o Te Kōhanga Reo ki mua. Ka aroa ko te hanganga me te wāhi ki ngā mema o te Poari. Ka pōhiritia te hui ā-motu ka tū ai ki Tūrangawaewae a te Paenga-whāwhā ki te āwhina i a mātau, ā, ka pērā i tā matau i whāia i ngā tau o mua, ka whakawhitiwhiti kōrero ki ngā whānau ki te whakatau i ngā whakahoutanga.

Ka tautoko Te Poari Matua me Te Pātaka Ōhanga i te tuhuratanga a Te Tari Hara Taware me ērā atu tūhuratanga e whakahaeretia ana e Te Tari Taiwhenua me KPMG.

E whakaū ana mātau ko ngā kaitohutohu o TPO ko: Kahurangi Iritana Tāwhiwhirangi rātau ko Druis Barrett, ko Tākuta Wharehuia Milroy, ko Tūkoirirangi Morgan ko Tata Parata.

Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust Board (TKRNTB) will fast track the work it commenced to set the direction and organisation needed to take Te Kōhanga Reo kaupapa forward. This will include the makeup and membership of the Board. We will call on the national hui at Tūrangawaewae in April to assist us and, as in the past, engage with our kōhanga whānau to make changes. TKRNTB and Te Pātaka Ōhanga (TPO) will fully co-operate with the Serious Fraud Office as well as the other investigations being carried out by the Department of Internal Affairs and the controlled review by KPMG. We confirm the Directors of TPO are:

Dame Iritana Tāwhiwhirangi. Mrs Druis Barrett, Dr Wharehuia Milroy, Mr Tukoirirangi Morgan and Mr Tata Parata.

Tākuta Timoti Karetu and Tina Olsen-Ratana

Co-chairs, Te Kohanga Reo National Trust Board


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