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Developing Men of Valour Tour 2018

Valour is a powerful word that is rich in history, mana (integrity) and for our young people an example of hope.

It is through this hope that our students have an amazing opportunity to travel to Europe this year on our Developing Men of Valour Tour.

To be able to travel overseas and connect globally is a highlight, but this trip is about much more. It’s about our students DARING TO DREAM by paying homage to Men of Valour, identifying role models, developing their mental wellness, physical wellness, academic pathways, character and work ethic.

The tour is a platform for change that is aimed at supporting our students to be life ready, career ready and aspire to a positive future.

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Te Aratika Academy

Our students are entrepreneurs, innovative thinkers, culturally aware and community orientated. We are passionate about supporting our students to achieve their potential because they are our developing men of valour and our future history makers.  

Ko wai mātou? Ko Te Aratika mātou

Who are we? We are Te Aratika

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WHY ARE WE GOING?

We are going because this is a life changing opportunity that will add immeasurable value to our boys.

Our students will pay tribute to the history of their ancestors and will focus on examples of “Men of Valour” within the context of positive male Māori and Pasifika role models.

Our rangatahi (young men) resonate with some of the challenges and battles that both the Māori Pioneers and Māori Battalion faced. Our students are encouraged and motivated by the bravery, comradery, passion and integrity of these men in the face of adversity, trials, tribulations and victories alike .

Our tour plans to explore the history of the Treaty of Waitangi, the journey of our Māori Pioneer soldiers in WW1, the Battle of Somme, the 28th Māori Battalion in WW2 as well as the international opportunities Europe offers.

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WHERE ARE WE GOING?

The travel dates are estimated to be the 28th September - 14th October 2018.

Dieppe in France is our main target destination, however we would like to travel via the following route:     

  • Auckland to London     
  • London to Paris     
  • Paris to Dieppe   
  • Dieppe to Rouen     
  • Rouen to Frankfurt     
  • Frankfurt to Auckland

Note: Itinerary is subject to flight and funding confirmation.

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OUR OUTCOMES

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WAYS YOU CAN HELP...

Be a TAA Change Maker

Please help us to raise $6000 per student for 32 students

 
 

Donate via Givealittle

GIVEALITTLE

You can support our students by donating through our Givealittle Page.

Every single donation makes a difference!

 
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MERCHANDISE

Support us by purchasing our Valour products.

  • Merchandise is pre-order and product is estimated to be available mid to end of August 2018.
  • All prices are in NZD and exclude shipping costs.
  • Pick up available in Hastings, NZ

"Valour - Great courage in the face of danger"

 
 Sponsorship Tiers

Sponsorship Tiers

SPONSORSHIP  PACKAGES

We have a variety of Sponsorship packages available.

  • Bronze - $1000
  • Silver - $3000
  • Gold - $5000
  • Platinum - $10,000
  • Black - $100,000

If you would like to sponsor a tier package or would like more information about our packages please email pep@tearatika.school.nz with the subject line "Sponsorship"

 

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DONATE TO OUR CHARITABLE TRUST

Account Name: Te Aratika Charitable Trust

Account No: 38-9017-0498627-04

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