Our Vision

Our vision at Ruawai College is a focus on the pursuit of knowledge and learning, where we value excellence, we value community and we value service to others. Seek after learning for the sake of your well-being – Whāia te mātauranga hei oranga mō koutou.

Our aim is to inspire students to be lifelong learners, to be respectful, to be resilient and to be responsible citizens.

Suspension of PPTA Strike Action

The National Executive of PPTA Te Wehengarua has directed that strike action by PPTA members covered by the Area School Teachers’ Collective Agreement (ASTCA) and the Secondary School Teachers’ Collective Agreement (STCA) is to be suspended.

The suspension of strike action will be from 7:00 am, Monday 22 May 2023 to 11:59 pm,  Tuesday 30 May 2023

The suspension is for all notified strike action. Including internal relief ban, meeting ban, rostering home and Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu teachers who were not engaging with students over allocation.  

Therefore, our senior students in Years 11 to 13 who had previously been rostered home on Thursday 25 May 2023, and our middle school students in Years 9 and 10 who had previously been rostered home on Tuesday 30 May 2023 are permitted to attend school on these days. 

Resumption of strike action

The purpose of the suspension of strike action is to allow the Ministry of Education to work with urgency to explore options for revised offers. Strike action for PPTA members covered by the ASTCA and STCA will resume on Wednesday 31 May 2023.

We will keep you posted in regard to any further action.