On Sunday the 15th February 2015, Apii Arorangi will celebrate 100 years of providing an environment of learning in Vaka Puaikura. This truly is a magnificent achievement and we look forward to sharing this celebration with you.
In preparation for this event, parents and ex-pupils of Apii Arorangi formed the Apii Arorangi Centennial Committee (AACC) to lead us into this unique milestone in traditional Arorangi style.
Through this website the AACC invites you to be a part of this important event. Share with us your time at Apii Arorangi as a student, a teacher, a principal or as a member of the PTA, and we encourage you to complete the personal data form provided on this website. Some of this information will be included in the book of the 100 years. History of Apii Arorangi entitled “Toku Aka, Toku Tango, e Toku Kaveinga (My Roots, My Foundation & My Direction)” that we are currently researching.If you have any photos of your time at Apii Arorangi that you would like to share with us, please email on this email address.If you are attending the event, kindly fill in the registration form to let us know of your attendance and participation.
For pledges/donations to support the preparation for this event, account details will be made available on this website. Please provide a narration with your deposit.All fund raising activities assisting in hosting the event, requires the approval of the AACC and the PTA Executives.
Those interested in using the Apii Arorangi Centennial banner must send a written request for approval. All written requests will be evaluated within 7 days of receipt, approved requests will be displayed on this website. The purpose behind this measure is for better auditing records that will take place after this event and to stop our school falling victim to profiteering.
In preparation for this event, the AACC is pleased to confirm the following overseas radio stations will be broadcasting and relaying all updates; Australia
- Melbourne Cook Islands Radio Broadcasting,
- Sydney Cook Islands Radio Broadcasting,
- Brisbane Cook Islands Radio Broadcasting
- Perth Cook Islands Radio Broadcasting
- Still to be confirmed.
I hope you find this website helpful and I look forward to meeting you in Rarotonga on the 15th February, 2015.
Kia Orana eKia Manuia
Mr. William M Tuivaga