Who are we?

Te Rōpū Whakamanawa is a group of Year 5 and 6 students at Ara Tū Whakatā Gilberthorpe School in Hei Hei, Ōtautahi, Aotearoa. We work in a collaborative learning space of Years 4 to 6 students, called Te Ara Takitini. Welcome to our blog where we share our learning throughout 2019.

Sunday, 11 September 2016

Tongan Art

Tongan Language Week Art

To celebrate Tongan Language Week, for Fun Friday some children chose to do Tongan Art.  We used different shades of brown to represent Tongan Tapa.  Check out our work so far:

We look forward to sharing our completed works soon...


  1. Kia 0ra Miss Waho.
    I love doing this creative activity we all loved it even though we had to show a lot of resilence and perserverance even when it got hard.
    I hope we do this next fun Friday.

  2. Hi Rimu class My name is kaya and I go to Tautoro School those artworks look fantastic.The designs were very Beautiful you later.