Ko te manu e kai ana i te miro, nōna te
ngahere. Engari, ko te manu e kai ana i te
mātauranga, nōna te ao.
The one who partakes of the flora and fauna, that will be their domain.
The one who engages in education, opportunities are boundless.
Whitireia will lead and illuminate its communities through tertiary education.
Council and staff are committed to the following values:
Encouraging cooperation in learning and resource sharing to promote individual confidence and group harmony through a positive and supportive learning environment.
Creating a learning environment where all people feel they belong because their uniqueness is valued and promoted.
Achieving more equal outcomes by providing significant learning and education success for those who have previously lacked such opportunities.
Being flexible, creative and open to change, to better meet individual, industry, and community learning needs.
Being an effective organisation with a clear sense of purpose, striving for excellence and creating an environment where all have the right to succeed.
Maintaining the highest ethical standards and permitting public scrutiny to ensure the maintenance of those standards.
Monitoring and reporting on the maintenance of educational quality standards and on the responsible use of public resources.