Who we are...

Our School Vision

Inspired Learners, collaboratively creating sustainable futures

Our vision was developed by our establishment Board of Trustees and senior leadership team and was based on the feedback we received from community consultation at the time. 

Each year we revisit our vision with our learners to explore elements of the model and ensure it aligns with our strategic direction.

This vision guides all learning and weaves through the engagements, ethos and being of our school. 

Our School Whakatauki:

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini

My successes are not mine alone, they are ours - the greatest successes we will have are from working together.

Our School Values

We are developing our school values together as a community. We began this process in  2022 and we are looking forward to launching them in 2023, our new school values will take us into the future with something that represents us and is interconnected with our visionWe have gathered the voice of our students, staff, parents and whanau to identify the 3 values we all believe to be the values we want our students to grow and therefore live by.  Our values are important at HPS and will be integrated into every aspect of the school day.  


Guardianship, serve, protect, preserve


Kindness, nurturing, generosity, support


Building strong relationships, belonging, collaborative

Our Motto:

Tikaranga ~ Weaving the right path

Our motto was gifted to us by local iwi before our school opened in 2012At HPS we live by our school motto - Tikaranga - weaving the right path. Our school rule is to ‘do the right thing’


School Logo

This was created in 2011, by Lenny Te Reo after conversations with local kaumātua. 

The design details:

Awhi - guiding and supporting relationships of our community form the outer circle which envelopes our learning

Ako - weaving together our personal baskets of knowledge

the three strands of our kete are:

Creative (auaha)

Collaborative (ngātahi)

Agile learning (ngāwari)

Mana - the central koru shape represents our personal integrity (mana) including our values, principles and beliefs.


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