Welcome to
Pirinoa School

Proud, Confident, Inspired Tamariki

Principal's Welcome

Welcome to our amazing school in Pirinoa.

The gateway to the Wairarapa coast, 20 minutes south of Martinborough and 10 minutes from Lake Ferry, we are the southernmost school in the North Island! We have three classrooms, our grounds include a turf area, sandpit, playground and our own swimming pool, superb for those hot summer days! Our kids climb trees, make huts, are sports mad and we love working in our gardens and school orchard.

We learn, play and grow together, our classes often collaborate in a vast range of learning activities throughout each term. We strongly believe in the concept of Tuakana/Teina, where older students mentor our younger pupils and learning is a shared two way process.

Our staff are enthusiastic, passionate and dedicated to providing rich, meaningful learning experiences that will create those special memories and grow children into confident, capable young people.

With our close community connections, our learning is authentic, meaningful and fun! We take part in community activities such as assisting with tree planting, monitoring waterways and working with our community to extend learning beyond our school boundaries.

We award two scholarships in excess of $2000 annually through the kindness of two trusts, The Burnside and Didsbury Scholarships for Year 8 students can be used towards furthering the recipients educational future.

If you would like to know more about us or would like to stop in and have a look around, please feel free to contact me.

Gene Moore



Tuesday, November 30

Tech Year 7 and 8
12:00 am

Tuesday, December 14

Tech Year 7 and 8
12:00 am

Wednesday, December 15

Last Day of School 2021
All Day

Wednesday, February 2

Term 1 Starts
All Day

Wednesday, October 19

School Photos
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