Latest Updates

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.


 ICAS Exam Schedule

19th May-ICAS Digital Technologies
3rd June- ICAS Science
15th June-ICAS Writing
16th June-ICAS Spelling

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.



ESOL Teacher Vacancy - Fixed Term
Position starts in Term 3, 2015 or by negotiation. Download the document for the job description and the application form. Applications close at 3 pm, 5 June. Applicants short listed and interviews commence, 8 June. Applicants should complete the application form, enclose their cv and email it to or post it to The Principal, Wakaaranga School, PO Box 38 128, Howick 2145.
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 2 Monday 20 April - Friday 3 July Term 3 Monday 20 July - Friday 25 September Term 4 Monday 12 October - Tuesday 15 December