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Te Kura Raumati

Summer School Programme

Te Kura Raumati

Summer School Programme  

Te Kura Raumati – Summer School programme first started in 1989 to provide Rangatahi the opportunity to learn the foundations of Māori Performing Arts in a two-week intense programme.

In 2021, the Kura Raumati programme continues this legacy and hits a huge milestone of delivering this programme for 32 years.

The theme of Kura Raumati – Waiaroha!

This programme is a two-week intense programme for as young as 8 years up to 55+ years.

Participants of this programme will learn the basics of Māori Performing Arts through waiata, haka, poi, ngā mahi toi, te reo kori, kori tinana, song and dance, drama, music, production, and theatre. On completion of this programme all participants will showcase a 45-minute theatre performance. Fees apply.

Kura Raumati

Growing Leaders through the arts – I tipu e rea.


Every year Te Wānanga Whare Tapere O Takitimu awards scholarships to Whānau of Tamariki who seek to apply for the programs offered during Holiday Programs and some after school care programs when available.

Enquiries to [email protected]

OSCAR Subsidies

Accredited to provide Out Of School Care. Te Wānanga Whare Tapere o Takitimu assists applicants in the Ministries of Social Developments Application for child care subsidies.

Enquires to [email protected]

How the programme works?

Each school holiday students will be onsite training alongside and with industry qualified kaiako. Students will experience the daily life of a Kahurangi Māori Dance Theatre performer and follow their demanding schedule. At the end of the two week intensive program Tamariki perform to whānau and friends.
There are no entry requirements, except Tamariki must be keen and eager to perform and learn.

Contact us now to get your enrolment pack