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.


Latest Posts

Te Mihi Community Maths Update

In maths we have been exploring the world of geometry and in particular, 2D and 3D shapes. Read more about 'Te Mihi Community Maths Update'...

2 days ago

Colleen Green

Go the Chiefs!

The Chiefs senior rugby team of Wairakei Primary School have made a video to show how much we love rugby and the Waikato Chiefs! We have entered a competition to... Read more about 'Go the Chiefs!'...

3 days ago

Olivia Graham

Bees and Buddies

As part of our Turangawaewae Inquiry unit Room 7 visited the Honey Hive.  A few weeks after this visit the senior students in the Te Mihi Learning Community surprised us... Read more about 'Bees and Buddies'...

15 days ago

Leanne Jackson

Teaching and Learning Tuakana Teina Style

 After we had visited the Honey Hive, some students from the Te Mihi Community researched the life of the Bee and came to Room 8 and 9  to teach our... Read more about ' Teaching and Learning Tuakana Teina Style'...

18 days ago

Helen Dredge

Upcoming Events


Assembly Room Two

1 July 2016 - 1 July 2016


Assembly Room Four

8 July 2016 - 8 July 2016


Reports-End of Term Two 2016

8 July 2016 - 8 July 2016