Our school whakatauki represents our values of Manaakitanga and integrity, where everyone is welcome and every child will thrive. Our Whakatuaki, Vision and Values are living throughout the school in everything we do and all that we are. We are all connected through the land we stand on, learn on and grow on. This banner was made in memorial to the Christchurch tragedy 15/04/2019. Every child in the school at the time of its making contributed their hand to it. WE ARE ONE.
The school was gifted with the whakatauki upon opening:
People of the land be one -
Ngā iwi o te motu kia kotahi ai
Following community engagement with our mana whenua, led by our Whaea Jean, we have a new and original Kaiwhare logothat links to the local history of Hape, Kaiwhare and Nga Iwi school.
Following staff and community engagement, our refreshed vision is:
To grow learning-empowered and empathic children.
Following staff and community engagement, our new values are: