From Montessori Shop TO Montessori Kete - WHY?
Ko Tongariro te maunga
(Tongariro is the mountain)
Ko Taupō te moana
(Taupō is the lake)
Ko Tūwharetoa te iwi
(Tūwharetoa is my tribal affiliation)
Ko Te Heuheu te tangata
(Te Heuheu is our paramount chief)
Ko Frankie Taituma ahau
(My name is Frankie Taituma)
This is a Māori introduction from me to you, which is called a pepeha.
Part of this intro comes with a new logo whereby Tongariro is on the left of mounts Ngauruhoe and Ruapehu, which captures my home land.
Raa te Haeata, the rising sun is a featured element that represents new beginnings with Montessori.
The name Kete symbolises a woven flax basket and for this purpose it is used to demonstrate Kete Aronui, knowledge acquired through careful observation of the environment.
For me, embracing the learned journey of Maria Montessori she is our Kete that is reflected in every item we offer to your children.
What do you think of our awesome new logo? Please do share the word to support us in this exciting transition.
We will be sharing a little more of our story in the coming days, leading up to our massive re-stock arriving!