We stand proud beneath the white of the snow capped mountain.
We wear the joyous yellow of the kowhai.
We meet beneath the pink of the evening sky, bathing the pohutukawa lined Orongorongo valley in its gentle light.
We proudly wear the orange of the signal fire.
We gather together beneath the cool shade of forest green and the emblem of a chief’s feather.
We are proud to assemble beneath the colour purple and the symbol of the nikau.
We gather together beneath the cool shade of forest green and the emblem of a chief’s feather. Our maunga is Remutaka, the ranges which stand between the Hutt Valley and our Wairarapa neighbours.
Haunuiananaia, an ancestor of the Te Ati Hau a Paparangi people of the Whanganui region, left his home in southern Taranaki to explore and during his journey, he took rest in these ranges and considered his quest. This is our kaupapa, to strike out, take risks and explore the world around us.