Welcome to Wairakei Primary School

A friendly, supportive inclusive zone–free rural Taupō community based school, Wairakei Primary School welcomes year 1-6 children from Taupō rural and urban areas.

Our educational mission is simple, yet significant—Wairakei Primary School works in partnership with our community to grow our children into confident lifelong learners. Your child will learn in a supportive environment and caring community. Your child will actively be encouraged to innovate without apprehension, so they can achieve significant success rewarding them with power and confidence for lifelong learning.

Not yet enrolled? Not a problem. We'd be delighted that you join us. The school office will be open for enrolment and stationery information 9a.m.–3p.m.


Latest Posts


Mustard Seed Heads

As part of our Systems Inquiry, we made a mustard seed head.  First we had to decorate a container that did not have holes in it. Read more about 'Mustard Seed Heads'...

12 hours ago

Leanne Jackson

Maths workshop room 5

Maths Workshop in Room 4

This is one of our maths workshops in action. We are learning to identify the pattern between doubles and halves. Read more about 'Maths Workshop in Room 4'...

12 hours ago

Ange Painter


Te Mihi Wheels Day

On Monday 29 August, Te Mihi Community was lucky enough to have Cath from Kids Bike Taupo visit with her giant van full of bikes and helmets! Some students brought... Read more about 'Te Mihi Wheels Day'...

33 hours ago

Olivia Graham

Upcoming Events


Steaming Into School Week 6

31 August 2016 - 31 August 2016


Wearable Arts Day

2 September 2016 - 2 September 2016


Assembly Enviro

2 September 2016 - 2 September 2016


Steaming Into School Week 7

7 September 2016 - 7 September 2016