Our Values- Te Mana o Tararua

Our school community of Tararua College believe the following values are an important contribution to the wellbeing of our community/whānau/hapu/iwi.

Respect or Whakaute

value of self, others and environment

positive relationships using manners

celebrating differences

showing understanding

value cultural differences

having pride in the school

Involvement or Whakawhāiti

being inclusive and supportive

taking responsibility

participating and contributing

making positive contributions

Excellence or Kairangi


being prepared

being accountable

making the right decisions


having a ‘can do’ attitude

being and doing the best in everything you do