This project will create a student-led digital media production company that will produce an online ‘breakfast-style’ television series.
A total of 180 schools and kura were selected for Round 3 of the Creatives in Schools programme. Of the Round 3 projects, four are from kura and four are from special schools.
Please find below a list of the successful schools who have signed their agreements. We will update the list and provide more details of projects as soon as we finalise the remaining agreements with schools.
|School Name||Project Name||Region|
|1||Aorere College||Aorere Media TV||Auckland|
|2||Arapohue School||Te Wa Project||Tai Tokerau|
|3||Avonside Girls' High School||Writing for change - creative journal publishing||Canterbury/Chatham Islands|
|4||Awahono School - Grey Valley||Pare Whakairo Awahono||Nelson/Marlborough/West Coast|
|5||Banks Avenue School||Pareawa||Canterbury/Chatham Islands|
|6||Bayswater School||Aotearoa New Zealand Histories through storytelling and The Arts||Auckland|
|7||Bellevue School (Tauranga)||Te hīkoi||Bay of Plenty/Waiariki|
|8||Birchville School||GEMS and Karakia Murals||Wellington|
|9||Birkenhead College||Here we stand||Auckland|
|10||Broadlands School||Creating a Creative 'Bizz' at Broadlands School||Bay of Plenty/Waiariki|
|11||Cannons Creek School||Our Pepeha, Our Place||Wellington|
|12||Central Auckland Specialist School||Arts Alive!||Auckland|
|13||Clayton Park School||Clayton Park School Pou project||Auckland|
|14||Clifton Terrace Model School||Guided By the Stars||Wellington|
|15||Dawson School||Whakairo (Māori carving skills) and Pou creation||Auckland|
|16||Epuni School||Mauriora Mural||Wellington|
|17||Fairfield College||Takoha Puoro||Waikato|
|19||Frankley School||Kotahi Tātou – We Are One||Taranaki/Whanganui/Manawatu|
|20||Gisborne Boys' High School||Turanga Tane Choral Group Showcase||Hawke's Bay/Tairāwhiti|
|21||Golden Bay High School||Te Whakapapa ō Mohua - Mural Taonga||Nelson/Marlborough/West Coast|
|22||Good Shepherd School (Balmoral)||Our School in Art||Auckland|
|23||Grantlea Downs School||Te Aritarakihi Stream art project||Canterbury/Chatham Islands|
|24||Green Bay Primary School||Under our feet.||Auckland|
|25||Greytown School||Community connections through art||Wellington|
|26||Haeata Community Campus||Whakaahua||Canterbury/Chatham Islands|
|27||Hastings Girls' High School - Nga toi Maori and Tikanga||Nga Toi Maori and Tikanga||Hawke's Bay/Tairāwhiti|
|28||Hastings Girls' High School - Te Ao Haka||Te Ao Haka - Kapa Haka Nationals||Hawke's Bay/Tairāwhiti|
|29||Hastings Intermediate||The Connected Project||Hawke's Bay/Tairāwhiti|
|30||Hatea-A-Rangi||Hatea_a-Rangi School||Hawke's Bay/Tairāwhiti|
|31||Hornby High School||Cultural Extravaganza with projections and Virtual Reality||Canterbury/Chatham Islands|
|32||Kaharoa School||Exploring Glass Fusing Programme||Bay of Plenty/Waiariki|
|33||Kaiapoi Borough School||Creative Kaitiaki - Connecting Through Craft||Canterbury/Chatham Islands|
|34||Kaiti School||Maia Poroaki||Hawke's Bay/Tairāwhiti|
|35||Kawaha Point School||Waharoa Enhancement||Bay of Plenty/Waiariki|
|36||Kelston Boys' High School||Te tuakiri ngāi tauā mahi toi||Auckland|
|37||Kelston Intermediate||Onewherowhero Clay Project||Auckland|
|38||Kerikeri Primary School||Kia kōtahi mai||Tai Tokerau|
|39||Ko Taku Reo||Toi Turi Youth Theatre Project||Canterbury/Chatham Islands|
|40||Kohukohu School||Stories of Te Ihutai||Tai Tokerau|
|41||Leigh School||Water of Life||Auckland|
|42||Lincoln Heights School||Music Therapy for Students with Disabilities at Lincoln Heights School||Auckland|
|43||Linwood Avenue School||Linwood News or Linwood Live||Canterbury/Chatham Islands|
|44||Logan Park High School||Cultivating Diversity for Industry’s Future||Otago/Southland|
|45||Makara Model School||Birds of a Feather||Wellington|
|46||Makaraka School||Makaraka Logo and Wahaora Design||Hawke's Bay/Tairāwhiti|
|47||Manutuke School||Nga Toi o te kainga (part 2)||Hawke's Bay/Tairāwhiti|
|48||Marlborough Boys' College||Pasifika Proud||Nelson/Marlborough/West Coast|
|49||Marlborough Girls' College||Pasifika Performing Arts||Nelson/Marlborough/West Coast|
|50||Marshall Laing School||Pīwakawaka||Auckland|
|51||Masterton Intermediate||Lift MIS||Wellington|
|52||Matamata Intermediate||Manawa Rere||Waikato|
|53||McAuley High School||Words To Action||Auckland|
|54||Mercury Bay Area School||Recording and production workshops through Dave Rhodes Productions||Waikato|
|55||Midhirst School||Te Whetu marama o Whakaahurangi||Taranaki/Whanganui/Manawatu|
|56||Mission Heights Junior College||Mission Heights Junior College Pasifika Drumming||Auckland|
|57||Morningside School||Ko tātou ko ngā manu, ko ngā manu ko tātou||Tai Tokerau|
|58||Motueka South School||MSS Mural Project||Nelson/Marlborough/West Coast|
|59||Mt Richmond School||Matauranga||Auckland|
|60||Mt Roskill Intermediate||Mātaikitaki: Observations and Putiputi: Flowers||Auckland|
|61||Mt Roskill Primary School||Hikoi Tuatahi/ First Steps||Auckland|
|62||Ngataki School||Ngataki and Te Hapua Schools Creatives||Tai Tokerau|
|63||Normandale School||Uniquely Normandale||Wellington|
|66||Omanu School||Our Stories of Tauranga Moana- Connection and Identity||Bay of Plenty/Waiariki|
|67||Opunake High School||Toi Ora (Living Art)||Taranaki/Whanganui/Manawatu|
|68||Oromahoe School||Hari UP!||Tai Tokerau|
|69||Otaki College||The Battalion||Wellington|
|70||Otaki School||Music and Movement Co-creation with Ōtaki School and the wider community||Wellington|
|72||Otumoetai Intermediate||Our Stories and Connections Mural||Bay of Plenty/Waiariki|
|73||Otumoetai Primary School||Remembering our past||Bay of Plenty/Waiariki|
|74||Pakuranga College||Ko wai ahau?||Auckland|
|75||Palmerston North Intermediate||He rourou no te Tangata - Basket gifted by Rangitāne||Taranaki/Whanganui/Manawatu|
|76||Papakura High School||Tūwhiri - Ngā Pūrākau o Papakura||Auckland|
|77||Papamoa Primary School||Our Whare Whakaari||Bay of Plenty/Waiariki|
|78||Paparoa Street School||Turangawaewae||Canterbury/Chatham Islands|
|79||Parkvale School||Te Pepeha o Pawhare||Hawke's Bay/Tairāwhiti|
|80||Pasadena Intermediate (1437)||Whatuora ki Te Waititiko 2022||Auckland|
|81||Peterhead School||Aumangea Project 2022||Hawke's Bay/Tairāwhiti|
|82||Petone Central School||Ko Au, This is Me||Wellington|
|83||Porirua East School||Mahi Maara - The Collective Garden||Wellington|
|84||Poroutawhao School||‘Hidden Gem’ relates to the idea of revealing the invisible||Wellington|
|85||Pukeoware School||Pukeoware Arts Leadership ki Waiuku||Auckland|
|86||Queen Elizabeth College||This is us||Taranaki/Whanganui/Manawatu|
|87||Raglan Area School||Taonga of Natural Jewellery Design and Production||Waikato|
|88||Rawene School||Nga Pou Whenua o Te Kura o Rawene||Tai Tokerau|
|89||Richmond Road School (1463)||RRS Mua I Malae Arts||Auckland|
|90||Rosehill College||Hip Hop/Street Dance education for South Auckland students||Auckland|
|91||Rosehill Intermediate||Matariki in Papakura - Clay Art Project||Auckland|
|92||Rotokawa School (1931)||Rotokawa Hononga (Collaborative Mural across the school)||Bay of Plenty/Waiariki|
|93||Ruakaka School||Living Treasures / Tahonga Multi Media Mural||Tai Tokerau|
|94||Shannon School||A journey through time in Shannon- He haerenga tahi o tenei rohe o Hanna||Wellington|
|95||St Anthony's School (Seatoun)||Celebrating our Whakapapa||Wellington|
|96||St Joseph's School (Ashburton)||Arts||Canterbury/Chatham Islands|
|97||St Joseph's School (Pukekohe)||"Standing on the Shoulders (of those who went before us)"||Auckland|
|98||St Joseph's School (Upper Hutt)||Turangawaewae Mural||Wellington|
|99||St Mary's Catholic School (Avondale)||Values Mural Project||Auckland|
|100||St Oran's College||Korero Hekipia - Talking Shakespeare||Wellington|
|101||Sumner School||Matuku Tokutoku Kura Pouwhenua||Canterbury/Chatham Islands|
|103||Tahatai Coast School||Tauranga Moana||Bay of Plenty/Waiariki|
|104||Tahuna Normal Intermediate||Our place, our history, our identity, our taonga||Otago/Southland|
|106||Taonui School||Smashing Colour||Taranaki/Whanganui/Manawatu|
|107||Tapawera Area School||Nga Hikoi (journeys)||Nelson/Marlborough/West Coast|
|108||Tauranga Primary School||Tauranga Primary School Pūrākau||Bay of Plenty/Waiariki|
|109||Te Aroha College||"Grease" the Musical project||Waikato|
|110||Te Atatu Intermediate||'The Sound of Silence'||Auckland|
|111||Te Horo School (Whangarei)||TE OREWAI TE HORO SCHOOL PROJECT||Tai Tokerau|
|112||Te Kura o Hato Hohepa Te Kamura||Te Kura o Hato Hōhepa Te Kāmura||Tai Tokerau|
|113||Te Kura o Te Paroa||Te Mara Hupara||Bay of Plenty/Waiariki|
|114||Te Pi'ipi'inga Kakano Mai I Rangiatea||Street Front Mural - Te Orokohanga mai o Rangiātea||Taranaki/Whanganui/Manawatu|
|115||Te Poi School||Mahinarangi Murals||Waikato|
|116||Te Ra School||Music and Movement Co-creation with Te Rā School and the wider community||Wellington|
|117||Te Rōhutu Whio||Te Rōhutu Whio's Cultural Narrative||Canterbury/Chatham Islands|
|118||Te Tipu Whenua o Pa Harakeke||Mā Toi||Hawke's Bay/Tairāwhiti|
|119||Te Wainui a Rua||Te Hītori o Te Wainui-ā-Rua||Taranaki/Whanganui/Manawatu|
|120||Tiaho Primary School||Tīaho Mahi Toi||Hawke's Bay/Tairāwhiti|
|121||Tikitiki School||Pae o te riri; He Maumahara toi||Hawke's Bay/Tairāwhiti|
|122||Timatanga Community School||Para Kore - Repurposing Trash and Found Items||Auckland|
|123||Timatanga Community School (4146)||Creating Outdoors||Auckland|
|124||Titirangi School||Looking Back, Moving Forward||Auckland|
|125||TKKM o Otepou||He Toi Whakairo, He Mana Tangata||Bay of Plenty/Waiariki|
|126||Upper Atiamuri School (2044)||Who are we?||Bay of Plenty/Waiariki|
|127||Waerenga-O-Kuri School||Celebrating Our Place In The Community||Hawke's Bay/Tairāwhiti|
|128||Waiheke Primary School||Growing Stories||Auckland|
|129||Waikaka School||Pomahaka Kahui Ako - Polyfest 2022||Otago/Southland|
|130||Waikanae School||Pepeha mo nga tamariki i te kura o Waikanae Mural||Wellington|
|131||Waikowhai Intermediate||Creative Art for Well being||Auckland|
|132||Waikowhai Intermediate||Finding voice through classical music and performance||Auckland|
|133||Waitakere College||Waitākere in Space||Auckland|
|134||Waitati School||Papanekeneke Waitati||Otago/Southland|
|135||Waiuku College||Toi Tu Toi Ora - Contemporary Maaori Art||Auckland|
|136||Waiuku College||Nga Purakau o Ngaati Te Ata - Retelling our Stories using digital film making||Auckland|
|137||Wellington High School and Com Ed Centre||Pūrangiaho||Wellington|
|138||Wesley Primary School||Toi Takaro Kai||Auckland|
|139||West Melton School||DRIVER Mural||Canterbury/Chatham Islands|
|140||Western Springs College||Upcycle Design||Auckland|
|141||Whangarei Girls' High School||Te pou o Tiongongo||Tai Tokerau|
|142||Wilson School||Tipua "New Growth"||Auckland|
|142||Winchester School (P North)||Turangawaewae||Taranaki/Whanganui/Manawatu|
|143||Witherlea School||Emotional Regulation Drama Support||Nelson/Marlborough/West Coast|
List published on 23 March 2022
Page last updated: 16 June 2022
Watch this space for future updates.
This project will create a student-led digital media production company that will produce an online ‘breakfast-style’ television series.
This project will have students design, develop, and use an interactive garden space to further explore their connection to the whenua and its sustainability and life cycles.
This project is a writing and publishing course with the aim of producing a literary magazine that includes a variety of genres of writing as well as art.
Students will design, paint, and carve a series of pieces to decorate and enhance their school: a Pare Whakairo Awahono and a series of kōwhaiwhai panels.
Students will create a tiled art installation to adorn their new school premises and represent the school’s past, present, and future.
This project will use storytelling, the Arts, and digital technology to share local stories and build a greater understanding of the new Aotearoa New Zealand Histories curriculum.
This project is a large-scale interactive art installation that represents the journey of Bellevue students and the environment surrounding the school.
This project will incorporate a photographic exhibition and accompanying photobook/magazine, aimed at documenting the land and community local to the school.
This project will produce a collaborative mural and community art installations focusing on the importance of bees in our environment.
This project will create a visual representation of the school’s pepeha and values in the form of a large painted mural.
A multimodal programme that incorporates the philosophy of Expressive Arts Therapy and allows students to experience dance, movement, art-making, music, and writing.
This program aims to create a number of pou that will depict local stories and culture.
A live performance-based programme that includes drama, dance, music, and visual arts.
This programme aims to work in collaboration with local iwi and their strategic education plan to develop the whakairo skills of students and produce a larger-scale pou installation.
This project aims to collaboratively produce a large-scale mural and a series of pou, reflecting the school’s community, values, and culture.
This project will engage students in the world of music and give them experience in music composition, recording, events, and performance with a focus on Māori and Pasifika aspects of music.
Fitzroy School will design, create, and publicly open a tomokanga entranceway that will welcome learners and whānau from all cultures to their tūrangawaewae.
This project aims to create a collaborative art installation in the form of ceramic pou, with learners creating individual sections representative of themselves and their culture, and those sections being put together to make each pou.
This project will allow an existing choral group to prepare for, rehearse for, and produce a whānau and community showcase.
Working with a mana whenua kaumatua artist, learners will collaborate on and create a Taonga Mural including multiple disciplines of Ngā Toi Māori.
As part of a wider year-long study of birds and flight, students will work together to create two clay tile murals, incorporating multiple art disciplines and an understanding of the importance of native birds in Te Ao Māori.
To commemorate the revitalisation of a local stream, two groups of students will produce two major artworks for the school—a mural and a set of sculptures for a sensory sculpture garden.
This project aims to reconnect students with the earth and soil beneath their feet; they will produce a collaborative mural/sculpture assembled from individual handmade components.
Ākonga will research, plan, and create four large painted murals with a digital companion element; these will create a waharoa (gateway) to the school.
Rangatahi will explore creating a positive narrative about themselves and their school and town through the medium of photography, displaying their works in a series of exhibitions held at their school and in their community.
Students will learn and practice various skills of Ngā Toi Māori and Polynesian art, creating a pou, gate, and mural as an entranceway to the school.
This project aims to build relationships between two cohorts that are often lonely and disconnected—youth and older adults—through storytelling and personal connection.
This project will rebuild the waharoa of the school, incorporating the restoration of a tekoteko and allowing ākonga to learn about and practise whakairo.
This project will give students the opportunity to express themselves through virtual reality creations. These will be exhibited at a cultural extravaganza for whānau and community, both through projection in person and through VR headsets.
This programme will allow students to learn about and individually and collaboratively practise the art of glass fusing.
Students will gather materials from their local awa to dye hand-crafted felt works, half of which will contribute to a larger collaborative work and half of which will be taken home for display.
Students will work with mixed media individually on canvas and collaboratively on ply, creating a large three-piece work to represent the three puhi from the waka Te Ikaroa a Rauru.
Students will create mixed-media representations of the school pepeha, with some of these designs contributing to a collaborative carved mural to be displayed alongside the existing waharoa of the kura.
Students will represent local stories and the school sense of ‘brotherhood’ by producing creative writing and individual mural pieces, culminating in three large mural pieces that will be displayed at the school.
Students will create clay/uku artworks as a way to explore relationships with the whenua, whakapapa, and identity. These artworks will be displayed within the community before becoming part of a display within the school.
This project will produce a vibrant mural that promotes equality while celebrating the identity of the kura and rohe.
This project aims to increase the exposure of Deaf students to the performing arts, giving them the dramatic and performance skills to express their own culturally Deaf perspectives through theatre.
This project will see students listening to stories and local history from within the community and translating these into visual interpretations and collaborative wall-sized artworks.
Students will produce an immersive, interactive experience based on the theme of water being essential to life, involving lighting, sound, costumes, body art, and staging.
This project will provide opportunities for students with disabilities to engage with music and each other through music therapy.
This project aims to increase and promote diversity in the New Zealand Music Industry by introducing a wide range of students to different aspects of song writing, recording, and music production.
This project will give students the opportunity to research a native bird, produce a feather with felting, natural dye, and found objects, and have that feather set in resin and concrete. The final pavers will create a path through the school.
This project will enable students and the school community to contribute to a school logo and waharoa design that better reflect the kura philosophy and direction.
Students will further develop their skills in Ngā Toi Māori by creating a series of artwork using whakairo, whatu, and raranga. The artworks will be displayed publicly.
Students will participate in workshops in Pacific dance and song, then produce an artistic performance piece that will reflect their own Pasifika identity.
Students will develop their Pacific dance and song skills and knowledge, alongside technical and choreographic performance skills, in order to build confidence and connect to their cultural heritage and identities.
A group of students will design, construct, paint, and install a 3D, hard material pīwakawaka as a large art piece to be displayed at the school.
The school Lift Dance Crew will give students an opportunity to learn, work together, and express themselves through the medium of dance, including hip hop, street, and cultural dance.
Students will gain knowledge about their school’s Whakapapa in order to produce a whole-school creative performance celebrating Matariki. Each student will be able to develop their skills in a performance area of interest, including kapa haka, costume design, script writing, and set production.
This project comprises creative poetry writing workshops, performance workshops, and public performances focused on building student creativity and confidence.
Students will learn music recording and production techniques from an industry professional and use these skills to record an album of original music performed by students.
This project is based around local kapa haka traditions and building connections between tamariki and mana whenua.
This project will teach Pasifika drumming as a method of self-expression and to encourage students to connect with Pasifika creative practices.
This project will produce four painted mural boards to decorate the school, based on native manu that represent different classes within the school.
This project will allow a core group of students to participate in the design and production of a large outdoor mural that will depict aspects of the school’s pepeha, location, cultures, and vision.
This project will allow students of all abilities to practise and gain mastery of artistic skills through their own exploration, development, and public exhibition.
Two projects, Mātaikitaki and Putiputi, will culminate in multidisciplinary public exhibitions. Mātaikitaki is based around observations and diarising, and Putiputi will focus on painting flowers and creating a large mural.
Through Hīkoi Tuatahi | First Steps, 90 tamariki will have the experience of learning and playing a string instrument for the first time, supported and guided by an experienced creative professional.
This project will allow students, teachers, and the community to explore stories of local tūpuna in a dramatic and creative way, including keeping reflective creative journals.
This project will allow students to create visual representations of what makes their school unique, in the form of a painted mural and a series of pou.
Students will explore concepts of tūrangawaewae and cultural identity through portraiture photography, including using costumes and props, post-production methods, and public exhibition.
Students will create a mosaic decoration on the concrete planters in the existing Kete Kai Gardens, reflecting and promoting the concepts of Te Whare Tapa Whā.
Students will interpret and tell local stories through print and digital graphic novels that use contemporary and traditional illustration techniques.
Students and the wider community will take part in the decoration of a Wharenui to be built on the school grounds, after deepening their understanding of local knowledge and history.
This project gives students from four local schools the opportunity to complete workshops with professional dancers, choreograph their own performances, and finally perform as a large group as part of a major local festival.
This project will allow students, staff, and whānau to experience and co-create music using a wide range of instruments, dance, song, and music-therapy concepts. Students will also have the opportunity to create, learn about, and play kōauau (traditional Māori flutes).
Students will experience a professional, Kaupapa Māori theatre process while rehearsing for and performing The Battalion for their community.
Students will undertake a 20-week theatre programme that will allow them to develop their skills of stagecraft and confidently perform meaningful stories from their own experiences.
This project will create an internal mural for the school’s learning centre, focused on imagery from local landscape, stories, and people.
A multidisciplinary mural will commemorate important moments in the history of Ōtūmoetai Primary School and its relationship with Ngāi Tamarāwaho.
Two artworks—a mural and a kinetic sculpture—will be collaboratively designed and created. They will be placed at the pōwhiri entrance to the school and reflect the past and look towards the future.
This project will produce carvings and kōwhaiwhai to decorate a new whare hau as part of a master outdoor plan that is designed to better reflect the diversity of the school.
Students will explore 2D art, story, and scientific knowledge by contributing to the art, story, and sound assets and development of an augmented-reality mobile app.
Students will plan, develop, and design 2D and 3D art installations that will reflect the history of the school and represent their Turangawaewae.
Students will create three large murals to decorate a new entranceway to the school. The art will be produced collaboratively, with a focus on addressing the social and emotional needs of the participating students.
This project will develop rumaki Māori students’ abilities to create whatu kākahu (cloaks), while focusing on both the tikanga and reo Māori aspects of the art.
This project will develop students’ dance, drama, and performance skills through a series of workshops, culminating in a public performance at an arts and events centre.
Students will go through the creative process of contemporary dance and learn how to identify and express their emotions through movement and dance, finally performing at a whānau event.
Students will work together to decorate six new pou for Te Mahi Māra – The Collective Garden. Each student’s contribution will represent themselves, their culture, and their whānau.
Students will develop their visual arts skills and collaborate to produce a mural decoration for a public-facing fence. The mural will tell the story of the kura and represent significant parts of the kura identity and environment, including hidden aspects of nature.
Students will produce an illustrated book and a large mural on the school grounds, both representing the school and community history.
“This is us” will engage the Drama ākonga at Queen Elizabeth College in the creation, rehearsal, and public performance of a new play.
Students will work together to design and create a set of contemporary pou whenua to reflect school values, community relationships, the environment, tauiwi, and the standing of tangata whenua.
Students in the Mua I Malae Samoan bilingual unit will learn more about Siva Samoa, practising dancing, singing, and language skills.
Students will practise hip hop and street dance styles while learning more about the cultures that they originated from and preparing for a public performance. The project aims to involve students from other schools in the future and provide a way for students to make connections and form relationships within hip hop and street dance communities.
Students will gain knowledge of all aspects of clay-making, from preparation to firing and glazing. Workshops will also be held for whānau, teachers, and community, and student work will be displayed at a school event day.
This project will produce a mural, including kōwhaiwhai and whakairo, to represent local stories, history, and landmarks. A tuakana/teina model will be used for collaboration between students, whānau, staff, and community).
This project aims to co-create a multimedia mural reflecting the local curriculum and area.
Students will form connections with local community and environment and use their knowledge to create murals to decorate the school, representing the history and environment of Shannon.
This project will create a piece of visual art using a variety of materials and skills. It will represent all the different cultures present in the kura, with collaboration between students and whānau of the same culture.
This project will continue an ongoing music programme, bringing professional tutors in to develop students’ music skills while at the same time giving teachers an opportunity to upskill in accordance with the NZ music curriculum.
Students will develop their visual arts skills and contribute to a collaborative heritage mural that will be displayed at the school.
Students will gather knowledge and experiences from their local area and create a collaborative mural that represents the school as their tūrangawaewae.
This project will produce two painted murals (the first in the school) that will enhance the environment and represent the story, history, and values of the school and its students.
This collaborative stage work will involve students from four Wellington schools who will examine their own lives through investigating female characters from Shakespeare plays. The students will work at their separate colleges before coming together to perform publicly in a short season on stage at a well-known local theatre.
This project aims to create visual pepeha to represent the school’s rohe and stories.
Students will work on different genres and techniques of visual arts, with a select group working on a mural that represents Tauranga Moana. All artworks will be exhibited for whānau and community to view.
This project comprises multiple works – a multimedia mural, static sculptures, and kinetic sculpture – that will represent local taonga, environment, Ngā Hau e Whā, and features of the southern sky.
Students will work with a team from a digital technology company to produce multimedia content for an app, focusing on sharing stories from and about specifical local places.
This project will allow students to experience glass art and produce their own pieces to display in a gallery evening for whānau and community.
Students will design mini 3D waharoa as part of a wider project to represent Māori culture and connections by installing a large waharoa and a series of kaitiaki pou within the school grounds.
Students will research local history, legends, and waiata in order to produce a pūrākau for the kura, culminating in an illustrated hardback book containing artwork by all students and teachers.
Students will practise and give five live performances of the musical “Grease” for invited audiences from the local community.
This project will produce two large collaborative art pieces, involving painting and traditional Māori art forms, which reflect cultural narratives from local whenua, tīpuna, and history.
This project will create an iwi-style mara hupara, allowing students to reconnect with traditional ideas of kaitiakitanga, manaakitanga, and physical fitness.
This project will produce a large-scale fence mural representing the school and local pūrākau. It will be a bold, modern Toi Māori work, including painted whakairo-style patterns.
Students will research the story of Mahinarangi and depict her story and journey in the form of two large painted murals.
This project will give students the opportunity to explore symbolism, local oral histories, and multiple art forms including traditional mahi toi and practices surrounding them.
This project will allow young parents to explore Toi Māori forms that they are interested in, with opportunities to exhibit their work at whānau evenings.
This project will allow tamariki to explore their whakapapa, language, identity, and culture through the arts, under the guidance of an artistic great and highly respected member of the community.
Children aged 5 to 13 will explore the world’s trash problem and use their knowledge and found objects to design, prototype, and create original fashion.
Students will research and produce a film using multiple disciplines and reflecting the long history of the school and area, as well as the students’ hopes for the future. The film will be premiered to the public at a local hall and published online.
This collaborative project will produce contemporary Māori art pieces that reflect the school’s values, local stories, and Māori gods.
Students will create 3D models of people and use them to help design and create collaborative mural panels to represent local stories and history. They will also display the models and use them to tell the ‘story of the story’ – the process and story of creating the project itself.
This project aims to represent local history and school values through visual media.
This project will build on an existing programme to develop students’ storytelling skills, particularly around environmental education, ‘Garden to Table’, and local food stories.
This project will form a kapa haka group with students from five schools, and they will work towards creating their own haka to represent the local area as well as practising to perform at Mīharo Murihiku Polyfest 2022.
All students will work together to produce a large, collaborative mural that represents the school’s pepeha.
This project will encourage students to connect with each other and their communities as well as express their emotions through art, colour, and printmaking.
Students will gain knowledge and skills around classical music and performance and find their own voices in the process. The programme will culminate with a public performance that will also involve whānau and the wider community.
Students will express themselves around their school through dance and movement, capture that movement using still images and video, and exhibit those still and moving images at a local art gallery.
This project will produce a ceramic art installation to be displayed within the community, showing the past to inform the future.
Students will gain knowledge and skills in traditional and contemporary Māori art forms as well as graphic design technology, producing 3D models of marae, their own digital creations, and collaborative designs for new Pou for the Kura Whare.
Students will build a stronger understanding of modern Māori performance through theatre, building on a strong culture of more traditional Māori performance mediums.
Students will learn and develop a range of traditional and contemporary art and design skills in order to create a range of art pieces to be displayed within the school. The project will focus on Aro-Tākaro (implements of play) as well as relevant tikanga and kaupapa, and connections to whenua and hauora.
Students will collaborate to design, preview, and test creative ideas before turning one main idea into a large mural that represents the school’s DRIVER values.
Students will learn about garment construction as well as environmental aspects of the garment industry. They will plan, design, and construct their own upcycled garments to be displayed at an installation showcase.
This project will allow all students at the school to create and publicly exhibit their own art in conjunction with a local art studio.
Students will develop their storytelling and performance skills across a wide range of mediums, working towards a final ‘pick-a-path’ style performance. Chapbooks containing student writing and drawings will be a tangible take-home for students.
This project will allow small groups of students to work with a creative to learn how to better self-regulate and express themselves through movement and theatre. At the end of the programme, they will hold a performance to show their new skills.