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Our Vision

"E tū pakari ana, E totoro teitei ana."

"Standing strong, reaching high"

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Strategic Plan 2019-2021

To view our full Strategic Plan click here

Our Goals

Our school will:

Curriculum Development:  Implement an innovative school curriculum that is personalised to the needs and interests of our children.  

Learning Support:  Support, foster and provide learning opportunities for all.

Cultural Responsiveness:  Enhance our Māori students' sense of identity, language and culture.  Celebrate our cultural diversity.

Hauora/Wellbeing:  Build resilience and wellbeing within Kaurilands School.

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Kaurilands Values

The staff at our school are committed to our core values which were formulated by our wider Kaurilands community of children, staff and whānau.


Manaakitanga - Care and respect, respect yourself, others and community;


Ako - Teach and learn together;


Kaitiakitanga - Protecting and caring for the environment.


Whanaungatanga - Building and maintaining positive relationships.

Kaurilands Learner Skills

Our Kaurilands Learner Skills encompass the skills our children need to be successful lifelong learners who are prepared for their futures in an ever changing world. As a school, we are committed to providing learning experiences which help to instil our Learner Skills in our students. These are integrated into all teaching and learning opportunities at Kaurilands School.


Ko te Pepeha Ōkaurirahi

Ko Titirangi te maunga  

Ko Te Wao Nui a Tiriwa te ngahere

Ko Manukau te moana 

Ko Waikūmete te manga 

Ko Te Kawerau ā Maki te iwi

Ko te wharekura te marae

Ko Ōkaurirahi te kura

Te whakataukī tērā

Ko Whaiā te Mātauranga

E tū pakari ana

E totoro teitei ana

Haumi e!

Hui e!

Taiki e! 


Titirangi is our mountain

Te Wao Nui a Tiriwa is our forest

The Manukau is our ocean

The Waikūmete is our steam 

Te Kawerau ā Maki are our people

The wharekura or school is our meeting place

 Kaurilands is our school

 Our motto is...

 Seeking knowledge

Standing strong

Reaching high

Gather together!

Bind together!

All is set!