Core Values

Our whakatauaki:
Me ngakau mohio ki te kaha rangapu, kia kitea ai te rerenga ketanga.
In aan aqoonsano iskuduubnaashadeena iyo kala duwanaanshadeena.
Understanding collective strength and recognising diversity.
For a translation of this page in Somali please go to Somalian Language Core Values.
 

1. Kōtahitanga         Kā apiti hono hei tātai hono.

Eko believes in restoration and growth of individuals and their relationships with others.
 
2. Kaitiakitanga       He kokonga whare, e kitea;
                                 He kokonga ngakau, kore e kitea.
 
Eko creates the space for communicating difference.

 

3. Whakapono         Whaia te iti kahurangi ki te tuohu koe,

                                me he maunga teitei.

Eko seeks to reach high goals with integrity.

 
 
4. Manaakitanga     
Nāu te rourou, Nāku te rourou kā ora te manuhiri.

Eko promotes the sharing of knowledge, skills, and resources for the benefit of all.

 
 
5. Rangatiratanga   Ko koe ki tena, ko ahau ki tenei kiwai o te kete.

Eko will inspire, support and lead by working with many people and being able to walk together.

 
 
6. Respect             Na te hiahia kia titiro, a, ka kite ai tatou te mutunga.

Eko believes process and practice are built on respect.