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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 for additional information.

 Cross country. Savings day date is Monday 7th of September. Weather permitting. 

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
2015 Stationery is available on the MySchool website at just follow the link.



Autumn Leaves
Autumn Leaves First we picked leaves up and put them in a bucket. Next Mrs Freeman’s Buddy class came to help us. Next we put soil inot a bucket. We tipped the soil into the garden next to the juniors playground. We were surrounded by nature. Jasper thought he saw a leech! I like the outdoors it was a sunny day. By Cooper Campbell (4a)
Y3&4 Speech Winners
Congratulations to our Year 3 and 4 speech winners Abby Plom (year 3) and Anamika Dixit (year 4)
Waka through to the Netball final
On Friday the Waka A and B netball teams went to Lloyd Elsmore to play in the semi final of netball competition. Both teams played with absolute determination. Waka A played against Shelly Park and scored 19 goals to 4. They are now through to the finals. Waka B fought hard in their game against Elm Park. they fought hard but the final score was 7-5 to Elm Park. Well done to all the girls.
National Standards 2014
Here are our national standards results for 2014.
The HPPA Fairplay Charter
Howick principals have developed a fair play charter to ensure students develop the right attitude on the sports field.
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.
2015 Term Dates
Term 3 ends Friday 25 September Term 4 Monday 12 October - Tuesday 15 December