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Our Purpose and Values

Welcome to our school.  At Maraetai Beach School we facilitate a school-wide positive learning matrix (Tō Tātou Ara). This matrix provides clear expectations based on our school values of Respect, Resilience, Integrity and Excellence.  

Click here to watch a video explaining Tō Tātou Ara (Our Way) at our school:


Our Maraetai Beach School values


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We have a strong set of school values that are integrated through all aspects of school life:

Integrity/Ngakau Tapatahi - Demonstrating honesty and responsibility

Excellence/Rawe - Striving to reach your personal best

Resilience/Manawaroa - Continue trying no matter how challenging the situation

Respect/Whakaute - Showing consideration for people, the environment, property and self