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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.


Ambury Farm Day
This year, Ambury Farm Day will be held on Sunday 2 October 2016 10am – 4pm at Ambury Regional Park, Mangere Bridge. The day will be filled with farming and recreational displays, demonstrations and activities such as wood chopping, sheep shearing, butter and felt making, farm animals, stage entertainment, vintage tractor displays, pony rides, carriage rides, sack races, hay bale rolling, gumboot throwing, and more. The purpose of this family day is to make farming and outdoor recreation accessible to all Aucklanders – it’s a fun community event, which connects city people with country life. Please do not bring your dog, as they are prohibited at Ambury Regional Park because of the threat to native birds and farm animals.
Property Manager/Caretaker
This position is primarily one of Property Management/Caretaker and is to provide back up support to ensure the safe and appropriate function of the school. Property Management being defined as all buildings internally and externally. Hours to be determined but not exceeding 50 hours per week Commencing Term 4, 2016 or by negotiation Salary will be by negotiation For a schedule of duties and/or to send CV, email: Wendy West, Executive Officer/PA, Applications close on Friday, 30th September 2016
Two PermanentTeaching Positions are available
Two Permanent Teaching positions are available commencing Term 1, 2017 or by negotiation The following information has been included on this website: • Job description • An application form The appointments schedule is as follows: October 7th, 2016 Applications close at 3:00 PM. October 10th, 2016 Applicants short listed and interviews commence. The successful applicant will be notified shortly afterwards. Applicants should complete the application forms, enclose their curriculum vitae and email it to or post it to The Principal, Wakaaranga School, PO Box 38 128, Howick 2145. Click on the title above to get the application form.
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 3 ends 23 Sept Term 4 10 Oct-15 Dec