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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.


Student Led Discussions
On Monday 27 July at 1.15-8.30 pm and Wednesday 29 July 3.30-6.30 pm we will be holding student led parent discussions. To book a time go to , enter the code BNAG9 and you will be guided through three simple steps. Afterwards you will get an email confirming your time. If you don’t have access to the internet, use one in the local library or the office staff will help you.
Kind Regards
Zane Wilson & Caroline von Sierakowski
Associate Principals

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.



Year 1 Permanent Position (readvertised)
This Year 1 Permanent Teacher Position commences in Term 3, 2015 or by negotiation. The appointments schedule will be as follows; July 31 (3pm) Applications close August 1 Applicants short listed and interviews commence. The successful applicant will be notified shortly after. Applicants should click on the title above to download and complete the application form, enclose their curriculum vitae and email them to: or post them 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 3 Monday 20 July - Friday 25 September Term 4 Monday 12 October - Tuesday 15 December