Welcome to Wairakei Primary School

A friendly, supportive inclusive zone–free rural Taupō community based school, Wairakei Primary School welcomes year 1-6 children from Taupō rural and urban areas.

Our educational mission is simple, yet significant—Wairakei Primary School works in partnership with our community to grow our children into confident lifelong learners. Your child will learn in a supportive environment and caring community. Your child will actively be encouraged to innovate without apprehension, so they can achieve significant success rewarding them with power and confidence for lifelong learning.

Not yet enrolled? Not a problem. We'd be delighted that you join us. The school office will be open for enrolment and stationery information 9a.m.–3p.m.

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Latest Posts

5Treasure Maps 27.05.2016

Treasure maps in Room 10

The students in Room 10 made treasure maps with Mrs Farquhar after assembly today. Read more about 'Treasure maps in Room 10'...

48 hours ago

Paula Farquhar

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Epro8 Challenge at Taupo Intermediate

Wairakei Primary School had four teams entered in the Epro8 Science and Technology Challenge, held at Taupo Intermediate School. Read more about 'Epro8 Challenge at Taupo Intermediate'...

3 days ago

Olivia Graham

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Technology Challenge in Te Mihi

Inspired by the Epro8 Challenge, in which 16 of our students took part, Te Mihi Community had their own 'technology challenge'. Read more about 'Technology Challenge in Te Mihi'...

7 days ago

Olivia Graham

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Meet the spelling ninjas of Room 10

Meet some of the spelling ninjas of Room 10. The colours represent the spelling list we have learnt. As you can see, most of us are on red. Read more about 'Meet the spelling ninjas of Room 10'...

7 days ago

Claire Smith

Upcoming Events

01
Jun

Steaming into School Week 5

1 June 2016 - 1 June 2016

03
Jun

No School Assembly

3 June 2016 - 3 June 2016

03
Jun

Turangawaewae celebration

3 June 2016 - 3 June 2016

03
Jun

Board Voting Closes

3 June 2016 - 3 June 2016