Rangimarie's Story

Rangimarie Parata Takurua was the driving force behind Te Pā o Rākaihautū, a new learning facility based on traditional Maori Values. The demand for Te Pā has raised from the growing need to see more Maori students succeeding in the education system.


Starting a school is not for the faint hearted and that's why we have given Rangimarie a Braveheart Award. This is her story.