Tiaki Burgman, moko of Joan and John Burgman has made his whānau very proud after an excellent year at Kaiapoi North School.

He was awarded trophies for excellence in instrumental performance, kapa haka leadership and encouragement to others and for academic excellence. He also received a special staff trophy for language, cups for athletics and was named the most dedicated player for the Kaiapoi Under 13 rugby team. His parents, Joshua and Miriama, and his tāua are pleased with his achievements and wish him all the best for high school this coming year. [Read more…]