ABOUT US

Meet the Staff

Tumuaki/Principal

Office Administrator

Kaiako/Teacher- Teina

RTM Kaiako/Teacher - Tuakana

Ka ora, Ka Ako School Lunches

Kaiawhina/Teacher Aide/Office Support

Cleaner/Caretaker


Our staff live locally and have longstanding and inter-generational connections with Ngāi Takoto and the kura. 

Civil Defence Evacuation Centre

Waihārara School is a Civil Defence Evacuation Centre and provides a safe haven for the community in an emergency situation. Our community is strongly connected to each other, the land and the environment.


Interschool Sports

Our tamariki participate in competition inter-school sports in individual events representing Waihārara School and collaborate with other schools to participate in team events. 



Year 7 & 8 Programmes

Our year 7-8 programme includes fortnightly technology lessons at Kaitaia Intermediate. Students in year 7-8 also have opportunities to be involved in a leadership programme with the principal, focusing on critical thinking, risk taking and resilience through our Te Ara Taumata.