Onewhero Area School


Being the best we can. No Limits! 

"Everybody can be great because everybody can serve." Martin Luther King Jr.



"People coming together as a community can make things happen” Jacob Rees-Mogg



"You won’t understand the unabashed power of a community until you're a part of one."




"The strength of the Pack is the WOLF, and the strength of the Wolf is the PACK" Rudyard Kipling



"Effective organisations must be forward thinking.They must always have their purpose, their goals and their future firmly in sight."- Sir Edmond Hillary



"People of character do the right thing even if no one else does, not because they think it will change the world, but because they refuse to be changed by the world" - Michael Josephson

2017: New Vision . New Values . New Goals

At the end of 2016 the Onewhero Board of Trustees and Senior Leadership Team, in consultation with Parents, Whanau and the Community took time to develop new Vision, Values and Goals for OAS.


These will guide the way forward for our school community over the coming years


Vision: 

Being the best we can. – No limits!

Values: 


  • Purpose - Ako - Why? (“We strive to learn”)
    • We seek continual improvement in our learning
    • We take advantage of opportunities to learn

  • Character - Mahi Ngà tahi (“We show ourselves through our actions”)
    • We bring a positive attitude to all that we do
    • We reflect on our actions
    • We take responsibility for our choices
    • We wear correct uniform

  • Community – Whanaungatanga (‘We are stronger together”)
    • We respect people, property and the environment
    • We welcome guests and visitors to our school
    • We look for opportunities to help each other

Hillary - Tekanawa - Rutherford - Ngarimu