Nga Tama Toa is a Masterton Schools programme that focuses on Boys Leadership with boys from years 5 to 13.
The programme is supported by Masterton Trust Lands Trust and administered by REAP.
The purpose of the programme is to grow the leadership skills of our future young men.
The 2020 programme sees Whakaoriori local tutor Troy Douglas lead the way to teach the young men the skills they need to stand strong and be positive role models to their peers.
Taku Paparahi – Troy Douglas
Kaea: Kia whakangaa hoki a i aahau Katoa: Hii aue hii Kaea: Ko wai nei koe i tiikakukaku te umu o taku paparahi Katoa: Naaku kee i ngaringari te rua i ngaa rau o ooku tuupuna Naaku koe e kitea Kaea: Ko te aha raa Katoa: Ko te maarama i roto Kaea: Ko te aha raa Katoa: Ko te Tiiaho i waho Kaea: Nei raa ngaa rau haakui, haakoro ma Katoa: Nei raa maatau ngaa tamatoa, I te umu pokapoka a Tuumatauenga, a Tuumatawera E kore te riri e arae nei taku paparahi e Hi
Translation My Foundation Who are you to put your weight on me? You will see that I have taken on so much from those before me. And what exactly is that? It is the darkness, you do not see It is the light that I show unto you And this is what has come out of it. It is that I am proud to be acknowledged by those before me and to stand at the front lines to start my journey Aahae / Mau Raakau Whakataa Toropaepae Poupoutahi Tuumatauenga Hui Taangaru Koopere Maaui Marangaiareare Paeruru Te o Tane Kapere katau/matau Te Tui Upoko Upoko Parahaki Ko Taane Mahuta Katau Ko Taane Mahuta Maaui Hawaiki Tuu Te Paa a Tuu Te Huatapawai a Tuumatauenga Te Tohu a Tuu Pou Tau Poupoutahi Te Hoe Poupoutahi Whakanoa Whakataa