Pitopito kōrero


20 May, 2021


We've been so busy this year we've hardly had time to update the website!  There have been a lot of trips and events – find out all about them as well as what's been happening in our community.

15 December, 2020


The 2020 school year officially ended today.  We've had a busy December with many school events: inter-school athletics,  a surf lifesaving trip, a pōwhiri for our new principal, a pool party and lots more.

27 November, 2020


Our ākonga have been very busy this term with  cross country, LEGO robotics and training for inter-school athletics. They have also been working hard on their performance for the end of year celebration and prize-giving.

2 November, 2020

Kōwhai Classroom Extension

We want to share with you the lovely thank you card that was presented by Kōwhai class to the board at our last meeting. 

24 September, 2020


As Term 3 draws to a close we'd like to share some of the amazing things the ākonga have done since coming out of the second Lockdown.  It's been a busy four weeks!

15 September, 2020

Message from the Board Chair

It has been a hard year for our kura. There have been some ups and downs, but we are focussed on moving forward. We want to share the following exciting snippets with you.

10 August, 2020


We are back in the swing of things this term. In the past couple of weeks our ākonga have finished the CatchIT programme, started the BeeTopia programme and much more...

4 July, 2020


What an unusual term it's been! We've continued our learning programme through the various COVID-19 lockdown levels, held a school disco, planted 645 native trees and much more...

1 May, 2020

Level 3 Health & Safety Plan

Now that we've moved to  Level 3, some students are back at school. See our Documents Page for COVID-19 related documents.

23 March, 2020

Message from the Principal

Pakiri School is now closed to all students from today with the exception of essential workers.

6 March, 2020

Message from the Board Chair

It is timely to give you an update on our governance structure for 2020. 

14 February, 2020


So much has happened already this term! We've welcomed four new ākonga (students), and three new whānau to our school and much more...

20 December, 2019


Read about our exciting end of year trip to the Adventure Forest in Whangarei and our annual end of year celebration.

6 December, 2019


The count down to our end of year production is on!  Drama workshops have been underway as well as lots of other exciting activities.

16 November, 2019 


We recently hosted 300 ākonga from Tapora, Tauhoa, Tomarata, Kura, and Horizon schools for Cross Country. 

21 September, 2019

Pet Day 

The sun was shining the hangi was smoking and we had a fabulous turn out for our annual fundraiser.

16 September, 2019

Field Trip

During Term Three the ākonga took part in the Whitebait Connection programme, which concluded with a field trip to the local river.

26 July, 2019


At the start of Term Three we welcomed our new ākonga from the Montessori community.