Vision & Values

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Belonging to the community:

  • We are a school that values its partnership with its community.
  • We value the support we get from the community.
  • We want to provide an excellent school for the students of our community.

Respect

  • Our school is one that demonstrates respect for self, respect for others and respect for the environment.

Individual Worth

  • Every student who attends Motueka High School will experience success and have the opportunity to develop their full potential.
  • Every student is valued as a unique individual.
  • Every member of staff is valued as an individual and for their contribution to learning.

Learning is Valued

  • As a school community we value life-long learning.
  • We believe in the importance of students knowing how to learn.
  • We believe in developing an enthusiasm for learning among our students.

Interwoven with these values are the Maori values of:

  • Aroha – empathy for others
  • Manakitanga – caring for others
  • Matauranga – seeking knowledge/gaining an education
  • Whanaungatanga – family and community sharing
  • Mana – respect for and from others
  • Wairua – spirituality
  • Mauri – life force

Our Vision Statement

We will be a school where:

  • Students reach their full potential
  • Students are proud to be attending
  • Learning is community and student focused
  • Learning and teaching of the highest calibre occurs
  • A holistic (hau ora) approach to student development is evident
  • The community holds our school in high regard
  • All stakeholders are happy to be

Students who attend our school will:

  • Have a strong sense of who they are
  • Have a pride in our school
  • Leave being able to contribute to and function in their community
  • Leave confident in their ability to learn, change, adapt, cope with set-backs and to grow
  • Reach their full potential academically, culturally and physically

Upcoming events

Term 3 Starts: Monday 22 July 2019
Opportunities Beyond School – Gap Year Travel: Wednesday 24 July 2019
Amanda from Hello World Travel Richmond & Contiki presents: Taking a ga...[more]
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Mufti Day for All Students: Friday 26 July 2019
Please bring a gold coin if you’re coming in mufti – there is n...[more]
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Open Evening for Year 8 Students and Parents: Tuesday 6 August 2019
Open evening for Year 8 students and parents – Tuesday 6th August 201...[more]
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Opportunities Beyond School – Graphic Design etc: Wednesday 21 August 2019
Janine Gillions from the Motueka Public Library presents: online course, 3D...[more]
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MADD Cabaret: 23-24 August 2019
MHS Hall
Enrolments for Year 9 due: Monday 2 September 2019
Please make sure you get your enrolment forms for next year’s Year 9 ...[more]
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End of Term 3: Friday 27 September 2019
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