We are using the UN Rights of the Child guidelines which align perfectly with our Mangatangi Manaakitanga.

Mangatangi School will provide an enriched learning environment where children are encouraged to develop a lifelong

“Thirst for Learning” to reach their fullest potential. 


THIRST for Learning

Think critically, creatively and reflectively

Have a Go participate, build community and be inclusive

Integrity be honest, responsible and accountable

Respect  for self, others and human rights

Strive for excellence, aim high, persevere and be humble

Tiakitanga environmental and sustainability







"Be Kind, Be Friendly, Be Respectful"


Children who:


Are honest, reliable and trustworthy

Are keen to learn

Are independent

Are confident

Set and achieve their own goals

Value effort and always do their personal best

Are proud of their achievements

Are proud of their school

Have a sense of identity and self-worth

Take responsibility for their own actions

Have initiative and perseverance

Are fair, thoughtful and caring to others

Handle conflict in a positive way and can say 'no' when things don’t feel right

Care for the school / school’s environment.

Are proud of being a New Zealander

Are creative

Are entrepreneurial

Are enterprising 

Are problem solvers

Have the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties

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