Staff only day Friday 18th November

Waiau Pa is a semi-rural school located 15 mins from Papakura and Pukekohe.

The school is set in magnificent grounds with native trees, extensive play areas and attractive buildings and classrooms. There are approximately 350 pupils years 1-8. We provide a strong emphasis on literacy and numeracy and recognise the talents and abilities of all our students through a range of exciting and varied programmes.

These programmes include:

  • Kapa Haka and Cultural connections

  • Rich student leadership initiatives for our Intermediate Students

  • Syndicate Sports

  • Regular participation in Franklin Sporting Events

  • Performing Arts experiences including Major Musical Productions, Jump Jam and Specialist Music lessons

  • Environmental School's programme - We are currently aiming for our GOLD Enviro Schools Award!

  • Technology opportunities including participation in EPRO-8 competitions.

  • Our annual Calf Club event.

Waiau Pa enhances student learning through digital technology, a values-based curriculum, and a specialist music/performing arts program.

At Waiau Pa, our core business is teaching & learning, providing nothing but the best experiences for our students both in and out of, the classroom.

The arts, sports, and culture are valued and are an integral part of our varied programme.

We are proud of 'Our Place'.

Telephone: 09 2321753

Fax: 09 2321783


Street Address: 571 Waiau Pa Road, R D 4 PUKEKOHE 2679

Postal Address: 571 Waiau Pa Road, R D 4 PUKEKOHE 2679



Wednesday 2nd February - Thursday 14th April


Monday 2nd May - Friday 8th July

Public holidays:

Monday 6th June - Queens Birthday

Friday 24th June - Matariki


Monday 25th July - Friday 30th September


Monday 17th October - Thursday 15th December

12.30pm finish

Public holidays:

24th October - Labour Day