DESIGN ELEMENT

7. An outdoor performance area

DESCRIPTION

An outdoor stage and seating area that can be used for both formal and informal performances, by small and large groups alike. The area will also encourage collaborative and creative play in break times

PURPOSE AND EXPLANATION OF MECHANISM

  • To provide a venue for outdoor performances such as kapa haka

  • As settings for transfer of kawa (cultural practices) from both kaiako and members of our kids’ whānau and wider community – relating for example to poi, rākau, taiaha etc

  • To encourage the performing arts and oral teaching practices