We have been talking and thinking a lot about Manaakitanga lately.
As you will seen from our new Strategic Plan, enhancing the Mana of all our learners is a core value for us as a school. We aim to 'build up' and support all our learners, valuing and respecting them for who they are and what they bring to our community. Actions that uplift the Mana of others, show respect, sincerity, love and care are all part of Manaakitanga. All school staff members strive to keep Manaakitanga at the heart of our relationships with children, families and each other - in fact, all interactions around our school community.
In Autahi, we have been exploring what Manaakitanga might mean for us. Here are some of our ideas.