A rōpū of RTM’s (Resource Teachers of Māori, Te Waipounamu) visited Rekohu recently to awhi the teachers in the three schools on the island(s), arā, Te One School, Kaingaroa School and Pitt Island School.

My colleague Hera and I went to Rangiauria (Pitt Island.) We didn’t want to disrupt the schools programme for the whole day and suggested to the Pouako that a ‘look’ around the town would be great to look at things of interest.

Well, the ‘town’ is down the hill to the boat ramp where there were three fishing boats dragged up by the creek, the barge that delivers goods to the island, the wharf and the jail. [Read more…]