FEATURED IN: Botany and Ormiston Times

By Farida Master

Principal Mel Bland in a hongi greeting with former Minister for Education Nikki Kaye at the opening of Te Uho o Te Nikau Primary School in Flat Bush. The hongi symbolises a show of unity between two people as they share the breath of life.

“Whenever I’m at this type of events I think of the wonderful quote from Winston Churchill. ‘First we shape our building then they shape us,’ – particularly true where schools are concerned,”

Chris Hipkins, Minister for Education.