Ngā Uara

Our Mission, Vision, and Values

The foundation on what our organisation is built on.

Ko te koromakinga – our mission

Tauira success

Everything we do focuses on contributing to greater success for our tauira.

Ko te whakakitenga – our vision

Whānau transformation through education

We aspire to the collective success of our tauira, their whānau and communities.

Ko ngā uara – our values

Our values of Te Aroha, Te Whakapono, Ngā Ture and Kotahitanga are embedded in and woven through the actions we take to achieve successful outcomes for our tauira.

Tauira success is what underpins our success as an organisation.

How Te Wānanga o Aotearoa defines its values

Te Aroha

Having regard for one another and those for whom we are responsible and to whom we are accountable.

Te Whakapono

The basis of our beliefs and the confidence that what we are doing is right.

Ngā Ture

The knowledge that our actions are morally and ethically right and that we are acting in an honourable manner.


Unity amongst iwi and other ethnicities; standing as one.

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