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Our Values

Te Anau School Values

Together, with Optimism and Pride

At Te Anau School our vision is 'Climbing our Way to the Top'. Our students have our T.O.P Values at the forefront in all settings:

  • Together - Kaokao
  • Optimism - Ngākau rorotu
  • Pride - Whakahī
Climbing to the top
  • together

    Together we:

    - treat others with respect

    - include others

  • optimism

    With Optimism we:

    - have a 'can-do' attitude

  • pride

    With Pride we:

    - wear our school uniform correctly

    - look after our belongings and environment

Orbell The Takahe

Orbell represents the five core learning dispositions we believe are important for a Te Anau School Learner
Orbell is wearing a greenstone necklace (pounamu) representing Fiordland/Milford Sound, the Te Anau School uniform to show our uniqueness and pride and a friendly and welcoming smile just like a Te Anau learner.

About Our Values