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Welcome to the Wakaaranga School website. At our school, the emphasis is on excellence. Our motto is “To be the best I can possibly be”. This is a belief we instil in all of our students. The core school values, ‘Respect, Responsibility and Reflection’ are extremely important to staff and students in our school. The three trees in our logo represent these three R’s.You may like to check out our Facebook page at


Please text your child's name, class and reason for absence to 027 576 8206. You can also email an absentee notice from this website by just going to this page Parents absentee Form.


School Stationery

2016 Stationery is available on the MySchool website at just follow the link.


Wakaaranga School is looking for a new Property Manager / Caretaker with lots of energy and initiative to join our hard working team. The role is one of support to the teachers and administration, and of ensuring the safe functioning of the school. Duties are varied and absorbing! Hours to be determined but not exceeding 50 hours per week. Immediate start preferred or later by negotiation. Salary by negotiation. For a schedule of duties please click on this notice or go to the vacancies page of this website. To apply please send CV to: Wendy West, Executive Officer / PA Applications close on Friday 4 November 2016
School Defibrillator
Wakaaranga now has an AED (Defibrillator). It is adult and child compatible and is available during school hours in the medical room by the office.
2017 Term Dates
Term 1 1 Feb-13 April Term 2 1 May - 7 July Term 3 24 July - 29 Sep Term 4 16 Oct - 15 Dec
Deejays School Lunches
You can now order your child's lunch online! Go to, register your details and you can order and pay for your child's lunch and it will be delivered to their class at lunchtime. Alternatively you may still send the order to the kitchen before school. Click on "more" to see the menu.
2016 Term Dates
2016 Term 4 ends 15 Dec