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


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'...

13 hours ago

Olivia Graham

38Systems 2016 celebration

Systems Celebration

On Tuesday 23rd August 2016, Wairakei Primary School held a Celebration of Learning about our Systems inquiry. Read more about 'Systems Celebration'...


7 days ago

Olivia Graham


Learnathon Celebration and Happy Meals in Room11

Room 11 won a gift certificate for a class lunch to celebrate the $1251.90 that our class raised for our school learnathon. Read more about 'Learnathon Celebration and Happy Meals in Room11'...


7 days ago

Sara Sprague

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