Te Waka Huruhurumanu ki Ōtautahi (TWH) is a bi-lingual centre that prides itself on offering high quality bi-lingual early childhood education to all.


Holistic growth for tamariki and whānau through Māori values, experiences and opportunities.

Tamariki will be equipped with the knowledge, skills and attitude to succeed in their future.

VALUES: Māoritanga

Manaakitanga – Whakaute Whānaungatanga

Aroha – Te Reo Māori me ōna Tīkanga


The philosophy of TWH will reflect the values, pedagogy and identity of kaiako, tamariki and whānau

To nurture a culture of shared professional leadership and open communication focused on encouraging relations, teaching and learning pedagogy.

Kaiako will use robust, appropriate and consistent assessment practices.

Kaiako will use robust and meaningful planning and evaluation systems.

Tamariki will experience a rich and responsive programme.