WELCOME TO TE KURA TAKAWAENGA O ŌTĀTARA TARADALE INTERMEDIATE
Ōtātara Pa te maunga Ōtātara Pa is the mountain
Ko Tūtaekurī te awa Tūtaekurī is the river
Ko Tākitimu te waka Tākitimu is the canoe
Ko Tāreha Te Moananui te tangata Tāreha is the chief
Ko te kura takawaenga o Ōtātara te kura Taradale Intermediate is the school
Taradale Intermediate is a specialist school for the emerging adolescent, the 11 - 13 year olds of this world. This fact makes our school a special place as our programes, our activities and events are geared specifically for this age group.
To quote Professor James Beane "... adolescence is an absolutely critical stage of development. It is a time of increased social awareness, dramatic physical change, a deepening sense of values, growing independence, and increasingly complex cognitive capacity". Our website will give you an informative insight into our world - students, parents and staff.
Our school learner dispositions are:
Our PB4L values are centred around Manaakitanga
Respect for Self
Respect for Others
Respect for the Environment
We welcome all visitors to our school - parents, relatives, locals and visitors to Te Matau ā Maui Hawke's Bay. Please feel free to contact us with any queries or requests for further information.
With TIS being a busy place with lots on offer, please check in with your child to ensure that you are receiving all the information that you need. We know you will discover something new at Taradale Intermediate.
Te Pepeha o Ngāti Pārau
Ko Ōtātara Pā te maunga Ko Tūtaekurī te awa Ko Te Whanganui a Orotū te moana Ko Tākitimu te waka Ko Waiohiki te marae Ko Hau Te Ana Nui te wharenui Ko Ngāti Pārau te hapū Ko Ngāti Kahungunu te iwi Ko Tāreha Te Moananui te tangata
Ōtātara Pā is the mountain Tūtaekurī is the river Te Whanganui a Ōrotu is the significant body of water Tākitimu is the waka Waiohiki is the meeting place Hau te Ana Nui is the meeting house Ngāti Pārau is the subtribe Ngāti Kahungunu is the tribe Tāreha Te Moananui is the eponymous ancestor