Hato Paora College
|Hato Paora College|
|1314 Kimbolton Road,
R D 7,
|Type||Integrated boys' secondary, years 9-15|
|Motto||Whāia te Tika
to always do what is right
|Ministry of Education Institution no.||199|
|School roll||83 (March 2015)|
Hato Paora College is a Catholic, Māori Boys' Boarding school located near Cheltenham, Feilding, New Zealand. It was founded in 1947 under the leadership of Marist Priest, Isaac J Gupwell. Is the largest Boys' Maori Boarding Secondary School in New Zealand.
Former students of Hato Paora include Maori leaders Sir Archie Taiaroa, composer and kapa haka expert Morvin Simon, the Executive Chairman of Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd Robin Hapi, rugby player Shannon Paku, Morvin Edwards - Former New Zealand Kiwi Rugby League Player, Atawhai Tibble - Statistics NZ Project Manager (Ngati Porou, Tuwharetoa, Raukawa) and youth leader Areti Metuamate. Former student, Max Takuira Matthew Mariu SM (1952-2005), Auxiliary Bishop of Hamilton (1988-2005) was the first Māori Catholic bishop. Award winning playwright, two time winner of the NZ Magazine Journalist of the Year Award and former Woman's Day News Editor Aroha Awarau is also a former pupil of the school
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