Empowering working people and our communities for a better life

Our vision

In 2017 E tū is:

  • delivering for our members and their families by being competent and capable, agile and reliable
  • recognised as the most influential leading organisation in NZ and recognized as such globally
  • relevant to, able to organise, and respected by the ‘worker of the future’
  • connected, partnered, inclusive and politically influential
  • growing and well resourced

E tū waiata

E tū kahikatea
Hei whakapae ururoa
Awhi mai awhi atu
Tātou tātou e


Stand like the kahikatea tree
To brave the storms
Embrace and receive one another
We are one together

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Our values


  • honest
  • trustworthy
  • ethical


  • hospitality
  • welcoming
  • taking care of people
  • supportive
  • enabling


  • standing up courageously for a better deal
  • pro-active
  • forward looking


  • treating others as we wish to be treated
  • welcoming diversity
  • open to differences and ideas


  • reliable
  • professional
  • competent
  • transparent
  • democratic