Te Kaupapa o Nga Taiatea Wharekura: Our Ethos, Vision, Mission, Values and Culture!

The kaupapa of Nga Taiatea Wharekura was further developed in 2015.  Below states what is essential at Nga Taiatea Wharekura to ensure that our rangatahi are grounded in their Maoritanga (Ancestrally Driven) and are well prepared to learn, lead and serve in the future (Future Focused).

The Nga Taiatea Vision is firmly focused on the statement in Ngati Mahanga history which is; E PUTA ki TAIATEA.  This statement expresses our vision for all students, staff and whanau to ACHIEVE our Full POTENTIAL.

 

Nga Kupu Arahi: Our Ethos

No Onamata te Mauri, Kei Anamata te Aronga!  (Ancestrally Driven, Future Focused). 

 

Te Oati:  Our Plea

E PUTA ki TAIATEA!  (Strive to ACHIEVE Your Full POTENTIAL!). 

 

Te Whakakitenga: Our Vision

 

 

 

 

E PUTA: Our Tauira will be empowered to Grow and Achieve (PUTA) in an environment where they will be;

-          Future Proofed with 21st Century Learning Capabilities                               P:

-           - Pukenga Ako:            

-          Strong in Character moulded by our Core Cultural Values                          U:

-           - Uaratanga

-          Confident in their Identity, Language and Culture as Tainui, as Maori     T:

-           - Tukuihotanga           

-          Purposeful in Learning and Life through Self Determined Pathways         A:               

-          - Ara Whai Oranga

* Ancestrally Driven = Tukuihotanga + Uaratanga

*Future Focused = Ara Whai Oranga + Pukenga Ako

Te Whainga Matua: Our Mission

 

 

 

 

KI TAIATEA:  To Empower Tauira to reach their Full Potential as Maori Achievers, Servers and Leaders.  

Nga Taiatea will ensure that our Tauira;

-          Gain Strength from their Identity as Tainui, and as Uri of other Iwi. TAI: Kia TAInui/Maori

-          Set their own Unique, Passions focused Pathway                                   A: Kia Whai Ara:

-          Self-Belief is Nurtured and Affirmed.                                                           T: Kia Tu Tangata:

-          Celebrate their Growth, Discovery, and Success                                      EA: Kia EA

Nga Uaratanga: Our Values

 

 

 

 

We will be guided by our core cultural values (Poutu Whakaaro) in all that we do.  We will value;

-          Pono (Honesty and Dependability)

-          Tauutuutu (Reciprocity and Giving)

-          Whanaungatanga (Family and Relationships)

-          Kawenga (Responsibility)

-          Aroha (Respect, Care and Love)

To Tatou Ahurea: Our Culture

 

 

 

 

Nga Taiatea will nurture our Tauira to Achieve (PUTA) their potential in a Maori cultural environment where learning requires us;

-          To Have:                        To Be;                                                                    Kia Whai;

-          Purpose                        Focused and have High Expectations              PU TAKE:               

-          Passion                         Driven and Inspired                                            PU MANAWA NUI:

-          Plan                               Prepared, Well Organised and Adaptable      PU RITE:

-          Perseverance               Committed and Hard Working                          PU OKE:

-          Prosperity                     Motivated to Achieve Goals                              PU RANGATIRA:

 

KA TAEA E TATOU!  Te Puea: Ki te moemoea ahau, ko au anake.  Ki te moemoea tatou, ka taea e tatou.  Te Puea stated that if I have a dream, it is mine alone.  If we all share a dream, together we can succeed! By working together (Te Iwi/Whanau, Kaimahi, Akonga, me nga Roopu Tautoko), we can achieve our Vision.  Ka taea e tatou! Together we can achieve!