Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Day 223 Nga Kete Matauranga 'Three Baskets of Knowledge'

Mountain View School has this display in their library,
These baskets are called Kete. The representation of these kete are that they are 'Baskets of Knowledge'.
The artist is Leisha Conrad.
The first Kete (on the right) represents 'Te Maunga O Mangere' (Mangere Mountain) this mountain stands over the school where the students strive to reach the top.
The second Kete represents 'Te Ara Puawai' (The pathway to Growth) the paths students choose to take.
The third Kete is 'Te Puna Matauranga' (Spring of Knowledge) the design encompasses all of the ethnic cultures and the sprouting of knowledge from all of these sources as well as from their teachers.


  1. Tēnā koe. he mihi maioha tēnei mo te whakaahua nei. thank you for posting this photo. I have used this as a picture for our facebook page. please let me know if this is an issue and I will act immediately. our page is to establish a night class for Te Reo Maori me ōna Tikanga here at the Faculty of Education Epsom campus.

  2. That is fine, thank you for asking!