Nā Water Safety New Zealand ēnei rauemi i waihanga.
He mea tautoko nā Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga.
He rauemi whakaako ki roto i te akomanga, ki waho raini. Ko te whāinga nui, kia ako ngā tamariki ki ngā tikanga wai,kā mutu, ka ruku ngā tamariki ki te rētōtanga o te hononga o te māori ki te wai, me ōna tini āhuatanga, arā, ko te whakapapa, ko te mātauranga, ko ngā tikanga.
Ki raro i te wāhanga hauora o Te Marautanga o Aotearoa, kua tapirihia nei ngā mahi whakaako me ngā mahi whakamātautau. He toronga whāiti ōna ki ngā mahi hangarau, Te Reo Māori, me ngā akoranga hapori (ki te kore ēnei kaupapa e noho tuakana ana). Ka noho ko Te Marautanga o Aotearoa hei whāriki e whakamana ana i te tamaiti, ki te kawe i ngā akoranga me ngā wawata o tōna ao Māori.
Ka mōhio pū ia ki ōna tini hononga ā whakapapa, ā wairua, ā tinana, ā hinengaro hoki.
E tipu ai te pakiaka tangata, me whakatō he purapura wairua. Whakahaukūtia te whenua ki te waiora pūmau kia puta ai ko te
Learning Context / Kaupapa
Waiora – Personal Health and Development, safety and safe practices.
Taiao – Health and the environment, close and enduring relationships between people and the natural world.
Tangata – People and relationships, affirming and supporting unique Māori views of the world.
Karakia / Waiata
General karakia and waiata have been collated to use and teach during lessons.
Tikanga is concerned with the customary values and practises that have developed over time. Whānau live according to their values and beliefs, and supporting rules and customs put in place to ensure that everything is done in the correct manner.
Tikanga determines what we physically do in the water, but more importantly, doing it the correct way.