Ngata Memorial College

Our Vision

To grow future leaders of Te Ao Maori and the world.

 We value and respect ourselves, our whanau and all members of our hapu, iwi and community

 We promote positive attitudes toward learning and success.


Our Mission

Through celebrating our Ngati Poroutanga our tamariki will have access to te reo me ona tikanga, our whakapapa, history and resources.

We will value, respect and care for each of our tamariki and rangitahi. 

We will recognise and nurture their special talents, qualities and character. 

We will support their whole/holistic development: spiritual, intellectual, emotional, social, moral and physical.

We will inspire our tamariki and rangatahi taurira with innovative and transformative learning founded on positive and respectful relationships. 


Our Values

Respectful Manaakitanga

Inclusive Tautikatanga

Creative Auahatanga

Honourable Mana


2024 Term Dates

Term 1

Wednesday 7th February  to Friday 12th April  

Term 2

Monday 29th April to Friday 5th July

Term 3

Monday 22nd July to Friday 27th September

Term 4

Monday 14th October to Friday 20th December 


1 College Road North, Ruatoria, Gisborne 4032

Ph: (06) 864-8614