Beyond Havelock

A high level of community support is enjoyed by the school and pupils are regularly away on outings locally, within the top of the South and longer excursions to Wellington and camps in the Sounds and the Abel Tasman National Park. These experiences - also widened by connections to the world through the internet - are vital to another of the school's philosophies. "We try to encourage children to have a glimpse of the world beyond Havelock."

It is important children growing up in smaller areas are not overawed by the thought of leaving to pursue educational options and careers in larger centres further afield. And if the experiences of its two pioneering scientists are anything to go by, it would seem there's nothing stopping Havelock students from reaching for the cosmos within and beyond.



Our Vision

The collective vision is to provide a safe and nurturing primary learning community where trustees, parents, staff and pupils work together as a team, where equal opportunities are provided and success is enjoyed by all, where individuals are valued and learning for personal development as well as academic attainment is promoted, dual heritage celebrated and learning valued as a process that is both life-long and life-giving.

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Our Values

The double dolphin exemplifies the value of consideration for others promoted in our school - the bigs nurturing the littles. Students have the task early each year to examine these concepts as each, individually and collectively, determine how their behaviour can be based on values articulated by their community both within and beyond the school, and options chosen.

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Our Mission

Mauri Ora na Akoranga ~ Learning for Life


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