Boards of Kura Kaupapa Māori
Kura kaupapa Māori are state schools established under section 155 of the Education Act 1989.
Māori is the principal language of instruction at Kura. Te Kura Kuapapa Māori adhere to the philosophy, principles and practices of Te Aho Mātua. Te Rūnanga Nui o Nga Kura Kaupapa Māori o Aotearoa is the kaitiaki of Te Aho Mātua.
Role of the board
The role of the board of Te Kura Kuapapa Māori is to ensure that the principles of Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are met along with the national curriculum framework.
Support for boards
Support for Te Aho Mātua is available through Te Rūnanga Nui o Nga Kura Kaupapa Māori o Aotearoa.
General governance support is available from the Ministry of Education's local offices or the New Zealand School Trustees Association.