The way we view, maintain and strengthen whānau relations.
It involves a commitment among members that generates whānau/ family connections, cohesion and cooperation.
Showing integrity, sincerity, care and respect.
Striving for self worth, innovation, creativity and excellence.
Taking responsibility for our own learning, teaching and leadership for ourselves and our tamariki/children.
Aroha for others will guide us to do the right thing which is to care in a way that is unconditional to people, places, things and time. It generates a sense of security and belonging to a group which is intimately united. It is intuitive and intrinsic.
The respectful approach encourages a child’s authenticity and genuineness. The importance of respect is the fundamental value in educating and caring for children.
Play is natural, instinctive and spontaneous and children should be immersed in authentic play experiences.