Because Launchpad Champions:

  • Reinforces school values and key competencies in the New Zealand Curriculum
  • Supports health/hauora in the curriculum including the taha wairua/spiritual aspect of te whare tapa wha
  • Supports wellbeing, helping tamariki: develop social and emotional skills, feel loved and supported, build selfesteem
    and resilience, and connect with their local community and identity
  • Supports Aotearoa NZ history, sharing foundational stories with a focus on Māori narratives and te Tiriti o Waitangi

And because children and their whānau love it!