Our College Crest
Depicting Captain James Cook’s ship the Endeavour (Captain Cook charted this area during several voyages to New Zealand in the mid to late 1700’s).
– The open book represents the importance of both reading and learning.
– The mere represents the high respect we have for Maori and for their ancestors.
– Finally, the Southern Cross symbolises the same original means of navigation utilised by both the Pakeha and the Maori cultures.