Tēnā koutou Katoa 

Welcome back to another fun packed year that will get your 'creative juices' salivating, your critical thinking leaking out of all orifices, and your 'probiotics' working overtime to keep up with your body's cellular energy.  WOW !!!  What do we have here? The first person to come up with the best WHAT AM I? wins the prize##%%&&^^

On another note this year will have a full on attack, on all fronts, as you generate new challenges for yourself.  The bringing together all that you have developed from Year One to assist you to apply at a deeper level the very best of you and the potential of you in Year Two.  

The teaching and learning that you create for yourself will be supported by your kaiako, your peers, the learning environments both internal and external and most importantly your desire to grow into the nurse you want to be!!!

Year Two is all about reflecting on and in practice, being prepared to challenge dogma and creating learning spaces and places that are rich and full of possibilities.

I leave you with a whakatauaki from a Ngāti Hine elder Sir Hemi Henare

'kua tawhiti kē to haerenga mai, kia kore e haere tonu.  He tino nui rawa o oū mahi, kia kore e mahi nui tonu.

You have come too far, not to go further.  You have done too much not to do more!