Lifelong learning celebrated - Dargaville, Maungaturoto

by Ayla Miller, the Kaipara Lifestyler, 07/09/16

A week dedicated to lifelong learning will be celebrated from September 5–9 and Te Roroa Learning Assistance will be holding a variety of activities in Dargaville and Maungaturoto.

Te Roroa students Tarati Williams with Kamana Williams, Jess Rota and tutor Stephanie Pattison are looking forward to taking part in Adult Learning Week activities.

Te Roroa tutor Stephanie Pattison says this year’s activities will include a writing competition for the first time along with the annual scavenger hunt, open days at both Kaipara offices and a community march through the streets of Dargaville.
“We are promoting participation in adult learning and literacy. We just want everyone to come along and join in,” said Stephanie.
“This is one week of the year when all adult learning organisations around New Zealand celebrate education and achievement. Sometimes we take education for granted and it’s not until we really need it that we appreciate it.”
The week will finish with a screening of the Richie McCaw movie Chasing Great at the ANZAC theatre as a fundraiser and a presentation for the scavenger hunt and the student writing event.
“The movie will be something fun for everyone at the end of the week and people will know they are supporting a good cause,” said Stephanie.

To find the full schedule visit the Te Roroa Learning Assistance Facebook page or call into the office to purchase a movie ticket.