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Chaucer School

We are a growing central Auckland primary school situated in Blockhouse Bay. Our Chaucer Values underpin everything we do: Be respectful; Be responsible; Be safe; Give 100% Effort. We work hard to live and breathe these values and we introduce them to the children from day one.

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Badges on offer:

  • ANZAC Day

    On 25 April, we remember all New Zealanders who served our country in wars and conflicts.

    Ka maumahara tonu tātou ki a rātou. Lest we forget.

  • Chinese New Year
    Lunar New Year is the festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional lunar calendar. In Chinese culture and East Asian countries, the festival is commonly referred to as the Spring Festival. The first day of Lunar New Year begins on the new moon that appears between 21 January and 20 February.
  • Choir
    Students participating in their school choir learn new songs as they rehearse throughout the year, and perform at school or community events.
  • Diwali
    Diwali is a festival of lights and one of the major festivals celebrated by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs. One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, Diwali symbolizes the spiritual "victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance".
  • Eco Club
    An eco-club is a great way for students learn about environmental sustainability both at school and home. Learning may include: rubbish sorting and minimalization, seed propagation and care, composting, worm farm, and harvesting of garden produce.
  • Kapa haka
    Students participating in a Kapa Haka or Pasifika cultural group learn new songs and dances, and perform at school or community events.
  • Librarian
    Students who volunteer as school librarians are able to return and issue books, and help other students to use the library effectively.
  • Matariki
    Matariki is named for the group of stars known as the Pleiades star cluster. Matariki begins to rise in the last few days of May and into June and symbolises the coming of the Māori New Year.
  • Netball
    Students who play Netball for their school usually participate in one of the winter competitions for primary school students.
  • Pink Shirt Day

    Celebrated annually around the globe, Pink Shirt Day began in Canada in 2007 when two students took a stand against homophobic bullying, after a peer was bullied for wearing a pink shirt. In Aotearoa, Pink Shirt Day works to create schools, workplaces, communities and whānau where everyone feels safe, valued and respected.

    Kōrero Mai, Kōrero Atu, Mauri Tū, Mauri Ora – Speak Up, Stand Together, Stop Bullying!

  • School Leader
    This badge represents leadership at school, whether as a House or Team Leader, or member of the Student Council.
  • Sign Language Week
    New Zealand Sign Language Week is celebrated every year during May. This is an opportunity for the Sign Language Community in New Zealand to showcase our language and provide opportunities for people to learn New Zealand Sign Language.
  • Waitangi Day
    Every year on 6 February, New Zealand marks the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. In that year, representatives of the British Crown and over 500 Māori chiefs signed what is often considered to be New Zealand’s founding document.

Concord School

Concord School, "Together We Learn and Grow" "He tina ki runga, he tamore ki raro".

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Badges on offer:

  • Integrity
    To be updated
  • Kapa haka
    Students participating in a Kapa haka or Pasifika cultural group learn new songs and dances, and perform at school or community events.
  • Librarian
    Students who volunteer as school librarians are able to return and issue books, and help other students to use the library effectively.
  • Matariki
    Matariki is named for the group of stars known as the Pleiades star cluster. Matariki begins to rise in the last few days of May and into June and symbolises the coming of the Māori New Year.
  • Netball
    Students who play Netball for their school usually participate in one of the winter competitions for primary school students.
  • Respect for the Environment
    To be updated
  • School Leader
    This badge represents leadership at school, whether as a House or Team Leader, or member of the Student Council.
  • School Patrol
    School patrols help to keep students safe on the road by controlling the flow of vehicles and pedestrians at pedestrian crossings and ‘kea’ crossings (school crossing points). Students who are part of the school safety traffic team have participated in a police training programme.

Creative Trust

Creative Trust is a not-for-profit trust, we aim to create equitable access to Digital STEAM technologies to enhance the future pathways of New Zealand youth.

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Badges on offer:

  • Ara Future Pathways

    Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd is a vibrant, progressive, government-funded institute providing world-class, tertiary-level education.

    Our objective is to empower students to build better worlds. We want every Ara student to be equipped for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, and we achieve this by providing relevant courses, taught by inspirational mentors in real-life learning environments.

  • Being an IT Technician
    Rev IT is a specialist IT consultancy, serving clients both locally and nationwide. Our team of nine talented engineers have expertise and experience handling on-site IT support for business and education, reactive and proactive (SLA) support arrangements, Mac desktop and server management, iPad fleet management, wired and wireless network design, VoIP telephony, and much more.
  • Digital Badges Early Adopter
    Also known as micro-credentials, digital badges are a way to communicate skills, membership and achievement in a digital age. Great learning is done everywhere!
  • Digital Creations on iPads
    The tamariki of Bromley School pride themselves as being creative innovators who strive to 'make a difference' in the world. They especially enjoy desigining and developing digital creations with iPad and love to share their mahi with others.
  • Kai's Clan
    Kai's Clan is a collaborative all in one STEAM toolbox. We teach coding, design robot avatars through using Minecraft and Tinkercad, augmented and virtual reality, how to use sensors and extract data. All of Kai's Robots run on a choice of physical mats with 3D virtual environments attached.
  • MOI STEAMS Kits
    STEAMS Kit is a programmable electronics kit based on arduino. It begins with introductory electricity concetps then scaffolds students through programming using a block based programme called Mblock. STEAMS kit is designed to put the student in charge of their own creativity.
  • She Can Code

    She Can Code is a national programme that celebrates the girls, women and non-binary coders in Aotearoa. The mission of She Can Code is not only to celebrate our coders, but to share their stories in order to help the next generation of girls and non-binary children see themselves in the tech industry.

    We run fun, hands on workshops to show wahine, tech is all about creating and innovating!

  • Tahi, Rua, Toru Tech (123 Tech)

    Tahi Rua Toru Tech (123Tech) is a National Digital Challenge catering for Years 1 through to Year 13. Partnering with the Ministry of Education, the IT industry is supporting the introduction of the new Digital Technologies & Hangarau Matihiko curriculum into schools & Kura by way of this challenge. The challenge is a great way to get started with DT&HM in the classroom.

    In the challenge, for Year groups 1 to 6, students teachers can utilise a series of activities based on CSUnplugged which are streamlined and customised for the challenge. For Years 5 to 13, students gather into small teams of 3-4 to complete a project-based challenge either in-class or through a local Code Club. The 123Tech Challenge is for everyone, not just tech genuises. We partner teams with industry mentors and provide all the guidance and support along the way!

Girls Brigade Central

Girls' Brigade is an international Christian movement for girls aged 5 - 18.  

Groups meet weekly after school or in the early evening for activities, games and devotions. Outings, camps, adventure sports and international events offer girls opportunities to enjoy challenges, grow friendships, learn new skills, and strengthen faith: all while having fun! 

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Kete.nz

KeteNZ is an online platform for kids, awarding digital badges for doing cool stuff!

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Badges on offer:

  • ANZAC Stand-at-dawn

    Across the country on 25 April 2020, we remembered all New Zealanders who served our country in wars and conflicts. Ka maumahara tonu tātou ki a rātou. Lest we forget.

    1. Make a poppy at home, using whatever you have available
    2. Talk to your family and whanau about what ANZAC Day means to us now
    3. Take time on ANZAC Day to remember those who served
    4. Follow the link below and complete the form to reflect on your commemorations
    Earn your ANZAC Stand-at-dawn badge
  • Auckland Zoo
    Auckland Zoo Virtual Tour

    Auckland Zoo is New Zealand’s biggest animal park. Even if you are not from Auckland there are lots you can experience virtually from webcams, to animal information to home learning packs!

    1. Find the map of Auckland Zoo. Count the different species of animals that feature at the zoo.
    2. Check out the live webcams . Write down what you notice about each animals habitat.
    3. Explore the different animals in the zoo. What are 5 different species of mammals, birds and ectotherms?
    4. Find the ‘zoo stories’ and watch the video about Burma. What are three things that she does in the pool?
    5. Go to the kids area and do some of the amazing zoo related learning booklets.
    6. On the kids page, scross down and check out the exploration tasks to experience more in your own backyard
    Tour complete? Apply here for your badge!
  • Hobbiton
    Hobbiton Virtual Tour

    Visit the Shire where Frodo and his friends begin their epic journey.

    1. Do a 360 degree tour of Hobbiton by clicking on each map destination. What do you notice about each place?
    2. What are three things you notice about Bag End?
    3. Using the photos in the tour, write an imaginative story about life as a hobbit.
    4. Watch the Lord of the Rings Trilogy with your family to put these places into context.
    Tour complete? Apply for your badge!
  • International Antarctic Centre
    International Antarctic Centre Virtual Tour

    It's pretty cool that the International Antarctic Centre is found in our very own NZ. Now you can experience what they have on offer without even getting cold!

    1. Click on the 'Explore Antarctica' link and find out what happens at the Antarctic Centre: learn about huskies, penguins and the Hägglund.
    2. Go the to 'Education' menu at the top of the page and choose 'Antarctic Academy Programmes'. Scroll down to the Resources section and find the ‘Discovering Antarctica’ link. Click on all the boxes and find 20 ‘cool clips’ to watch. Also try and find the interactive activities on each page.
    3. Introducing Antarctica: How big and deep is it? Watch the time lapse of how Antarctica has changed over time.
    4. Ecosystems and Foodwebs: Explore this part of the site to find out more about the different animals who visit Antarctica. Use your learning to make a food web diagram to show the eating order.
    5. Oceans, Atmosphere and Landscape: Explore this tab to understand how the climate is changing and the impact this is having on the Antarctic region.
    Apply for your badge!
  • NZ Maritime Museum
    NZ Maritime Museum Virtual Tour

    Explore the online collection of all things relating to maritime and the sea. With a huge online collection available...this badge is about exploring items of interest to you.

    1. Choose your first artifact from the collection. What is it? How old is it? What was it used for?
    2. Choose your second artifact from the collection. What is it? Who originally used it? Why is it in the Maritime Museums collection?
    3. Choose your third artifact from the collection. What is it? What made you choose this item?
    4. Choose your fourth artifact from the collection. What is it? What is it made out of?
    Tour complete? Apply for your badge!
  • SEA LIFE Kelly Tarltons
    Kelly Tarlton's Virtual Tour

    Since 1985, Kelly Tarlton’s has been a NZ icon. It is home to the largest penguin colony in the Southern hemisphere and also is home to thousands of marine life from hundreds of different species.

    1. Find the video about the penguin colony. Watch it to find out 3 adaptation that penguins have so that they can survive in the cold.
    2. What does Josh teach us about Sharks being top of the marine food chain?
    3. Explore the 10 different zones at Kelly Tarltons. Which one is your favourite and why?
    Tour complete? Apply here for your badge!
  • Team Kete
    Thanks for joining us by creating a Kete account! As schools and other organisations come on board there will be more digital badges to earn which you can discover by choosing Browse. If you have any ideas or questions, get in touch via the contact form or on Instagram @kete.nz
  • Tiritiri Matangi
    Tiritiri Matangi Virtual Tour

    Tiritiri Matangi - an open wildlife sanctuary which is an ongoing conservation project. If you haven’t been then now is your chance to visit virtually.

    1. Explore the four different categories of birds found on Tiri; endemic, native, non-native and seabirds. Click on each one and order them from largest to smallest based on size.
    2. Find the history of Tiritiri Matangi and discuss with someone how it came to be an isolated island.
    3. Who lives on Tiri? Would you want to live somewhere which is isolated? What would be the pros and cons?
    4. What is the story behind Tiri’s famous lighthouse?
    Tour complete? Apply here for your badge!
  • Tāne Mahuta Walk
    Tāne Mahuta Walk Virtual Tour

    Tāne Mahuta, the mighty Kauri. This is New Zealand’s largest tree and it is currently under protection. Take a virtual trip to Northland to visit!

    1. Watch the video before you enter the forest walk. What are three things you have to do to prevent Kauri dieback?
    2. Search the DOC site to find out the measurements of Tāne Mahuta. Can you draw or map out it’s size in your backyard?
    3. According to Maori mythology, who are Tāne's parents?
    4. What is the English translation of Tāne Mahuta’s name?
    Tour complete? Apply here for your badge!
  • Waitangi
    Waitangi Virtual Tour

    In 1840 Te Tiriti o Waitangi was signed and formed the basis of a growing partnership between Maori and European peoples. This is our history and you can learn more by taking a virtual tour of the Treaty grounds in the Bay of Islands.

    1. Click on the interactive map and visit 6 different places on the Waitangi grounds. How many different places feature on this map?
    2. Visit the Treaty House. Who was the first British resident of this house?
    3. When was Te Whare Rūnanga officially opened?
    4. Find the waka. How many men were needed to row Ngātokimatawhaorua?
    5. Click on Learn >> Resources, watch some of the videos and click on links to artifacts. Share this with someone in your bubble.
    Tour complete? Apply here for your badge!
  • Whakarewarewa
    Whakarewarewa Virtual Tour

    Nestled in the middle of the North Island you will find a living Maori village. Whakarewarewa will blow your mind!

    1. Explore the site and look into what this village have to offer. Find the Maori name for the residents of this village.
    2. Watch this video and make a list of 10 different things you see people learning about and doing at the village.
    3. Read about why Rotorua is a geothermal field and find out what the most noted geyser is in NZ. What is it’s Maori name? How big is it’s splash? How often does it erupt?
    4. What are the 4 principles that the Tūhourangi Ngāti Wāhiao people live by?
    Tour complete? Apply for your badge!

LevelUp Works

Co-designed by technologists, NZ educators, and NZ students, this programme uniquely helps chlidren to improve these core skills important for their future: Creativity, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Skills, Communication & Collaboration Skills, Technology Skills. 

You will - 

* Learn by creating animations, games, augmented reality, and artificial intelligence applications 

* Develop communication and collaboration skills by working in groups and sharing outcomes

* Have fun being creative while applying computational thinking and design thinking

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Levin Intermediate School

Levin Intermediate School provides a modern, caring, safe learning environment where students will be strong in their individual, family and cultural identity, and become successful, respectful and contributing members of the community.

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Badges on offer:

  • Ohau
    This is to certify that this student is a member of the Ohau house group 2020.
  • Waikawa
    This is to certify that this student is a member of the Waikawa house group 2020.
  • Waitarere
    This is to certify that this student is a member of the Waitarere house group 2020.

Manakau School - Horowhenua

We are a small rural school in the Horowhenua region. Children from year 1 to 8 attend our school and their learning has a focus on learning through investigation and NZ Curriculum based projects. Our aim is for children to achieve their personal best.

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Badges on offer:

  • ANZAC Day

    On 25 April, we remember all New Zealanders who served our country in wars and conflicts.

    Ka maumahara tonu tātou ki a rātou. Lest we forget.

  • Chinese New Year
    Lunar New Year is the festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional lunar calendar. In Chinese culture and East Asian countries, the festival is commonly referred to as the Spring Festival. The first day of Lunar New Year begins on the new moon that appears between 21 January and 20 February.
  • Choir
    Students participating in their school choir learn new songs as they rehearse throughout the year, and perform at school or community events.
  • Eco Club
    An eco-club is a great way for students learn about environmental sustainability both at school and home. Learning may include: rubbish sorting and minimalization, seed propagation and care, composting, worm farm, and harvesting of garden produce.
  • Hockey
    Students participating in a Kapa Haka or Pasifika cultural group learn new songs and dances, and perform at school or community events.
  • Integrity
    To be updated
  • Kapa haka
    Students participating in a Kapa Haka or Pasifika cultural group learn new songs and dances, and perform at school or community events.
  • Librarian
    Students who volunteer as school librarians are able to return and issue books, and help other students to use the library effectively.
  • Matariki
    Matariki is named for the group of stars known as the Pleiades star cluster. Matariki begins to rise in the last few days of May and into June and symbolises the coming of the Māori New Year.
  • Netball
    Students who play Netball for their school usually participate in one of the winter competitions for primary school students.
  • Perseverence
    To be updated
  • School Leader
    This badge represents leadership at school, whether as a House or Team Leader, or member of the Student Council.
  • School Patrol
    School patrols help to keep students safe on the road by controlling the flow of vehicles and pedestrians at pedestrian crossings and ‘kea’ crossings (school crossing points). Students who are part of the school safety traffic team have participated in a police training programme.
  • Sign Language Week
    New Zealand Sign Language Week is celebrated every year during May. This is an opportunity for the Sign Language Community in New Zealand to showcase our language and provide opportunities for people to learn New Zealand Sign Language.
  • Waitangi Day
    Every year on 6 February, New Zealand marks the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. In that year, representatives of the British Crown and over 500 Māori chiefs signed what is often considered to be New Zealand’s founding document.
  • Waterpolo (Flippa Ball)
    Students who play Flippa Ball for their school usually participate in one of the winter competitions for primary school students. Children learn teamwork, ball skills, swimming and water confidence.

Raurimu Avenue School

Raurimu Avenue School is a suburban seaside school in Whangarei, catering for students from Years 1 to 8. The school strives to strengthen and enhance the wellbeing of all students, and prides itself on an inclusive school philosophy that seeks to provide equitable learning opportunities for all. 

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Badges on offer:

  • Aroha atu, Aroha mai
    Our school staff, students and families are on a mission to make sure we are ALWAYS KIND.  This is a collective effort to teach and re-teach ourselves and others around us that we choose to be kind in what we say, hear and do.
  • Kia Auaha te Ako
    Being a CREATIVE LEARNER involves problem solving, inquiry, creating, reflecting, evaluating and thinking outside of the box.  Rather than being consumers of knowledge, we strive for our students to be the future creators of knowledge and solutions.
  • Mana Motuhake
    Our final value wraps all of the other 3 values into a celebration of individual and unique identity within an ethos of inclusion. At Raurimu Ave School we ensure that every child is valued for who they are. Using the "it takes a village" approach we make sure that as a collective EVERYONE MATTERS.
  • Mana tangata & Mana whenua
    We have chosen to extend RESPECT for ourselves further to others and also the land and environment.  We help each other to understand that respect for others and the environment can only happen as an extension of our own self respect.

Scholars Unlimited

Scholars Unlimited’s programs combine tutoring and other academic supports, enrichment programming, and recreation – all provided by highly qualified staff and community partners. The result? Summer and after school learning programs that are educational, engaging, and effective.

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Selwyn Park School

We are a Decile 1 primary school from Dargaville in Northland. We have five classes and offer many opportunities through learning, sport and culturally.

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Badges on offer:

  • Kapa haka
    Students participating in a Kapa Haka or Pasifika cultural group learn new songs and dances, and perform at school or community events.
  • Matariki
    Matariki is named for the group of stars known as the Pleiades star cluster. Matariki begins to rise in the last few days of May and into June and symbolises the coming of the Māori New Year.
  • Netball
    Students who play Netball for their school usually participate in one of the winter competitions for primary school students.
  • School Leader
    This badge represents leadership at school, whether as a House or Team Leader, or member of the Student Council.
  • School Patrol
    School patrols help to keep students safe on the road by controlling the flow of vehicles and pedestrians at pedestrian crossings and ‘kea’ crossings (school crossing points). Students who are part of the school safety traffic team have participated in a police training programme.
  • Sign Language Week
    New Zealand Sign Language Week is celebrated every year during May. This is an opportunity for the Sign Language Community in New Zealand to showcase our language and provide opportunities for people to learn New Zealand Sign Language.
  • Waitangi Day
    Every year on 6 February, New Zealand marks the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. In that year, representatives of the British Crown and over 500 Māori chiefs signed what is often considered to be New Zealand’s founding document.

St Dominic's Catholic Primary School

A community centered in Christ, seeking Truth and nurturing excellence in attitude and learning.

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Badges on offer:

  • ANZAC Day

    On 25 April, we remember all New Zealanders who served our country in wars and conflicts.

    Ka maumahara tonu tātou ki a rātou. Lest we forget.

  • Chinese New Year
    Lunar New Year is the festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional lunar calendar. In Chinese culture and East Asian countries, the festival is commonly referred to as the Spring Festival. The first day of Lunar New Year begins on the new moon that appears between 21 January and 20 February.
  • Choir
    Students participating in their school choir learn new songs as they rehearse throughout the year, and perform at school or community events.
  • Diwali
    Diwali is a festival of lights and one of the major festivals celebrated by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs. One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, Diwali symbolizes the spiritual "victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance".
  • Eco Club
    An eco-club is a great way for students learn about environmental sustainability both at school and home. Learning may include: rubbish sorting and minimalization, seed propagation and care, composting, worm farm, and harvesting of garden produce.
  • Kapa haka
    Students participating in a Kapa Haka or Pasifika cultural group learn new songs and dances, and perform at school or community events.
  • Librarian
    Students who volunteer as school librarians are able to return and issue books, and help other students to use the library effectively.
  • Matariki
    Matariki is named for the group of stars known as the Pleiades star cluster. Matariki begins to rise in the last few days of May and into June and symbolises the coming of the Māori New Year.
  • Netball
    Students who play Netball for their school usually participate in one of the winter competitions for primary school students.
  • School Leader
    This badge represents leadership at school, whether as a House or Team Leader, or member of the Student Council.
  • School Patrol
    School patrols help to keep students safe on the road by controlling the flow of vehicles and pedestrians at pedestrian crossings and ‘kea’ crossings (school crossing points). Students who are part of the school safety traffic team have participated in a police training programme.
  • Waitangi Day
    Every year on 6 February, New Zealand marks the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. In that year, representatives of the British Crown and over 500 Māori chiefs signed what is often considered to be New Zealand’s founding document.

Tamaki Primary School

Tāmaki Primary has a strong focus on values of Manaakitanga, Whanaungatanga, Tukumarie, Rangimarie and Ako, believing in their whakataukī – Whaia Te Ara Tika – Follow the Right Path.

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Badges on offer:

  • Ako
    Ako is teaching and learning. Students can be teachers to other students and to adults. Adults can learn from each other and students. Everyone can learn from anyone!
  • Conservation Club
    Member of the Conservation Club.
  • Distance learner
    This badge is awarded to students who have achieved 100 percent attendance and engagement during the COVID19 lockdown distance learning programme. The top students will have participated in majority of hangouts and completed work via class sites and blogs set by their classroom teacher.
  • Fruit Monitor
    Fruit Monitors deliver the fruit to the classrooms each day, and then collect and wash the baskets.
  • House Leaders
    House Leaders are voted by the students and teacher. They lead each of our 4 houses (Alamein, Benghazi, Tripoli and Tobruk) in sporting events and various activities.
  • Junior Distance Learner
    This badge is awarded to Junior syndicate students, who have shown excellent engagement in their distance learning during COVID19. Students be awarded for regular participation in hangouts and for completing learning tasks via their class sites, making videos via EE and sharing with their teachers/whanau.
  • Kaitiakitanga
    Kaitiakitanga is about guardianship. Not only of our land, oceans and environment, but also of our people, our property and our health.
  • Kapa Haka
    Member of the school Kapa Haka group.
  • Mana Tangata
    Mana Tangata is about respect, and combines the ideas of Rangimarie and Tukumarie (peace and tolerance).
  • Manaakitanga
    Maanakitanga is about caring for others. We can show we care for others by helping them, looking after our teina, inviting people to play games with you, sit with you or work with you.
  • Milk Monitor
    Milk Monitors deliver milk to each class everyday, and collect and recycle the rubbish once classes have consumed their milk.
  • PB4L
    PB4L (Positive Behaviour for Learning)
  • Road Patrol
    School Road Patrol Monitor
  • Student Leader
    Student Leaders at TPS are voted in by the student and staff. They run activities at school and take on various responsibilities such as helping with Breakfast Club, running assemblies or taking a lunchtime sport.
  • Te Reo Maori
    This student shows the courage to mihi in te reo Māori, and encourages others to.
  • Travelwise/ Bike Monitor
    Travel Wise Student Leader/Bike Monitor
  • Whanaungatanga
    Whanaungatanga is building positive relationships with peers, teachers, visitors and whanau.

Waikino School

Waikino School is a growing rural school, hidden in the hills of Waikino, overlooking the historic Karagahake Gorge. We are a warm, caring community, committed to providing outstanding educational opportunities for our children, from New Entrants (Year 0) through to Year 6.

We embrace the outdoors through our unique local curriculum that provides learners with opportunities in STEAM, Environmental and sustainability education, Forest schools, gardens and animal care. To do this we utilise our outstanding school environment, including our on-site forest, Whare Manu ( makerspace), gardens, orchards, chickens and kunekune pigs.

We provide personalised learning pathways that create magnetic learners who can articulate their learning goals and know how to achieve these.

Our school has a strong connection to paptuanuku and every child spends a day a week in the forest learning a wide variety of skills and developing their personal traits.

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Badges on offer:

  • Awesome Reader
    Class award badge for our tamariki displaying awesome effort, attitude and skills in their classroom reading
  • Ka pai to mahi
    One of our class weekly award badges for our tamariki demonstrating a hard-working ethic in a variety of ways in their class program.
  • Kererū/ Kairangi
    Kererū/ kairangi is one of our six Waikino School Values. All these values are held by native birds and Kererū manu holds the value of excellence. We can demonstrate Kererū/ kairangi in all areas of our school and home lives. Kairangi is a Māori word representing anything held in high esteem. At Waikino we value the skills of leadership in your own life and for the benefit of others.
  • Kiwi/ Whanaungatanga
    Kiwi/ Whānaungatanga is one of our six Waikino School Values. All these values are held by native birds and Kiwi manu holds the value of excellence. We can demonstrate Kiwi/ whanaungatanga in all areas of our school and home lives. Whānaungatanga is a Māori word representing relationship, kinship, sense of family connection - a relationship through shared experiences and working together which provides people with a sense of belonging. It develops as a result of kinship rights and obligations, which also serve to strengthen each member of the kin group. It also extends to others to whom one develops a close familial, friendship or reciprocal relationship.
  • Kōtare/ Toitoi
    Kōtare/ Toitoi is one of our six Waikino School Values. All these values are held by native birds and Kōtare many holds the value of encouragement. We can demonstrate Kōtare/Toitoi in all areas of our school and home lives. Toitoi is a Māori word meaning the pinnacle of achievement, and is linked to ideas of excellence, encouragement and motivation.
  • Master Mathematician
    Class award for our tamariki who are displaying excellent attitude, perseverance and enthusiasm in their mathematics learning
  • Pīwakawaka/Hauora
    Pīwakawaka/ hauora is one of our six Waikino School Values. All these values are held by native birds and Pīwakawaka manu holds the value of positivity. We can demonstrate Pīwakawaka/ Hauora in all areas of our school and home lives. Hauora is a Māori word meaning to be fit, well, healthy, vigorous, in good spirits
  • Ruru/ Maramatanga
    Ruru/ maramatanga is one of our six Waikino School Values. All these values are held by native birds and Ruru manu holds the value of Creativity. We can demonstrate Ruru in all areas of our school and home lives. Maramatanga is a Māori word meaning enlightenment, insight, understanding, light, meaning, significance, brainwave.
  • Tūī/ Kaitiakitanga
    Tūī/ Kaitiakitanga is one of our six Waikino School Values. All these values are held by native birds and Tui manu holds the value of guardianship. We can demonstrate Tui in all areas of our school and home lives. Kaitiakitanga is a Māori word meaning guardianship, stewardship, trusteeship, trustee.
  • Wicked writer
    Class award for our tamariki who are trying really hard with their writing in class

Wesley Primary - Wēteri Kura

Wesley Primary - Wēteri is based in Mt Roskill, Auckland. We are a multicultural school which fosters the values of Respect and Responsibility - Mana Tangata and Kaitiakitanga.

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Badges on offer:

  • ANZAC Day

    On 25 April, we remember all New Zealanders who served our country in wars and conflicts.

    Ka maumahara tonu tātou ki a rātou. Lest we forget.

  • Chinese New Year
    Lunar New Year is the festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional lunar calendar. In Chinese culture and East Asian countries, the festival is commonly referred to as the Spring Festival. The first day of Lunar New Year begins on the new moon that appears between 21 January and 20 February.
  • Choir
    Students participating in their school choir learn new songs as they rehearse throughout the year and perform at school or community events.
  • Diwali
    Diwali is a festival of lights and one of the major festivals celebrated by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs. One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, Diwali symbolizes the spiritual "victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance".
  • Earth Day
    Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, it now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries.
  • Eco Club
    An eco-club is a great way for students learn about environmental sustainability both at school and home. Learning may include: rubbish sorting and minimalization, seed propagation and care, composting, worm farm, and harvesting of garden produce.
  • Kapa haka
    Students participating in a Kapa Haka or Pasifika cultural group learn new songs and dances, and perform at school or community events.
  • Librarian
    Students who volunteer as school librarians are able to return and issue books, and help other students to use the library effectively.
  • Matariki
    Matariki is named for the group of stars known as the Pleiades star cluster. Matariki begins to rise in the last few days of May and into June and symbolises the coming of the Māori New Year.
  • Netball
    Students who play Netball for their school usually participate in one of the winter competitions for primary school students.
  • Pink Shirt Day

    Celebrated annually around the globe, Pink Shirt Day began in Canada in 2007 when two students took a stand against homophobic bullying, after a peer was bullied for wearing a pink shirt. In Aotearoa, Pink Shirt Day works to create schools, workplaces, communities and whānau where everyone feels safe, valued and respected.

    Kōrero Mai, Kōrero Atu, Mauri Tū, Mauri Ora – Speak Up, Stand Together, Stop Bullying!

  • Respect for Others
    To be updated
  • Respect for the Environment
    To be updated
  • School Council
    This badge represents leadership at school as a member of the Student Council.
  • School Leader
    This badge represents leadership at school as a House or Team Leader.
  • School Patrol
    School patrols help to keep students safe on the road by controlling the flow of vehicles and pedestrians at pedestrian crossings and ‘kea’ crossings (school crossing points). Students who are part of the school safety traffic team have participated in a police training programme.
  • Sign Language Week
    New Zealand Sign Language Week is celebrated every year during May. This is an opportunity for the Sign Language Community in New Zealand to showcase our language and provide opportunities for people to learn New Zealand Sign Language.
  • Waitangi Day
    Every year on 6 February, New Zealand marks the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. In that year, representatives of the British Crown and over 500 Māori chiefs signed what is often considered to be New Zealand’s founding document.

Whanganui Intermediate School

Whanganui Intermediate School is situated in the heart of Whanganui, drawing our learners from across the city. Our motto of "Ki Te Taumata - Aim for the Highest", gives our dedicated team their purpose of inspiring and enabling every learner to have a successful, creative and confident future.

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Badges on offer:

  • ANZAC Day

    On 25 April, we remember all New Zealanders who served our country in wars and conflicts.

    Ka maumahara tonu tātou ki a rātou. Lest we forget.

  • Chinese New Year
    Lunar New Year is the festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional lunar calendar. In Chinese culture and East Asian countries, the festival is commonly referred to as the Spring Festival. The first day of Lunar New Year begins on the new moon that appears between 21 January and 20 February.
  • Choir
    Students participating in their school choir learn new songs as they rehearse throughout the year and perform at school or community events.
  • Creativity
    To be updated
  • Curiosity
    To be updated
  • Diwali
    Diwali is a festival of lights and one of the major festivals celebrated by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs. One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, Diwali symbolizes the spiritual "victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance".
  • Earth Day
    Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, it now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries.
  • Eco Club
    An eco-club is a great way for students learn about environmental sustainability both at school and home. Learning may include: rubbish sorting and minimalization, seed propagation and care, composting, worm farm, and harvesting of garden produce.
  • Hockey
    Students who play Hockey for their school usually participate in one of the winter competitions for primary school students. At this level, hockey is typically six aside playing on a 1/4 or 1/2 turf.
  • Honesty
    To be updated
  • Inclusiveness
    To be updated
  • Kapa haka
    Students participating in a Kapa Haka or Pasifika cultural group learn new songs and dances, and perform at school or community events.
  • Kindness
    To be updated
  • Librarian
    Students who volunteer as school librarians are able to return and issue books, and help other students to use the library effectively.
  • Matariki
    Matariki is named for the group of stars known as the Pleiades star cluster. Matariki begins to rise in the last few days of May and into June and symbolises the coming of the Māori New Year.
  • Netball
    Students who play Netball for their school usually participate in one of the winter competitions for primary school students.
  • Perseverence
    To be updated
  • Pink Shirt Day

    Celebrated annually around the globe, Pink Shirt Day began in Canada in 2007 when two students took a stand against homophobic bullying, after a peer was bullied for wearing a pink shirt. In Aotearoa, Pink Shirt Day works to create schools, workplaces, communities and whānau where everyone feels safe, valued and respected.

    Kōrero Mai, Kōrero Atu, Mauri Tū, Mauri Ora – Speak Up, Stand Together, Stop Bullying!

  • Respect for Others
    To be updated
  • Respect for Self
    To be updated
  • Respect for the Environment
    To be updated
  • School Patrol
    School patrols help to keep students safe on the road by controlling the flow of vehicles and pedestrians at pedestrian crossings and ‘kea’ crossings (school crossing points). Students who are part of the school safety traffic team have participated in a police training programme.
  • School Rangitira
    This badge represents leadership at school, whether as a House or Team Leader, or member of the Student Council.
  • Sign Language Week
    New Zealand Sign Language Week is celebrated every year during May. This is an opportunity for the Sign Language Community in New Zealand to showcase our language and provide opportunities for people to learn New Zealand Sign Language.
  • Waitangi Day
    Every year on 6 February, New Zealand marks the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. In that year, representatives of the British Crown and over 500 Māori chiefs signed what is often considered to be New Zealand’s founding document.

Whangarei Girls High School

Whangarei Girls' High School provides opportunities for our girls to be outstanding young women who leave us ready for the next step in their lives.

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Badges on offer:

  • Character 1 - Effective
    Can identify and evaluate challenges they face and create effective action plans to address these.
  • Character 1 - Emerging
    Can identify and evaluate challenges they face and create effective action plans to address these.
  • Character 1 - Exemplary
    Can identify and evaluate challenges they face and create effective action plans to address these.
  • Character 2 - Effective
    Displays attributes to be an effective team player.
  • Character 2 - Emerging
    Displays attributes to be an effective team player.
  • Character 2 - Exemplary
    Displays attributes to be an effective team player.
  • Hauora 1 - Effective
    Maintains regular involvement in and enjoys regular physical exercise
  • Hauora 1 - Emerging
    Maintains regular involvement in and enjoys regular physical exercise
  • Hauora 1 - Exemplary
    Maintains regular involvement in and enjoys regular physical exercise
  • Hauora 2 - Effective
    Demonstrates a respectful and proactive approach towards their own hauora
  • Hauora 2 - Emerging
    Demonstrates a respectful and proactive approach towards their own hauora
  • Hauora 2 - Exemplary
    Demonstrates a respectful and proactive approach towards their own hauora