We Speak for the Trees

The students in Room 7 are becoming eco-warriors after watching The Lorax by Dr.Seuss. After our Systems inquiry they now have an understanding of why trees are so important and why we need to look after our forests.

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Book Hedgehogs

Wairakei Primary School, Taupo, Te Mihi learning community Hedgehog books. Te Mihi Community got creative with some unwanted books. We used online instructions to fold the many pages of the books, cut the covers to shape, and attach the eyes and nose. Some people used toothpicks to mimic the spikes of a hedgehog. 

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Connor rocks Room 6

Connor, Room 6, Wairakei Primary School, Taupo performs 'Smoke on the water'.

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Room 6's Little Garden

As part of a New World promotion, alongside School Kit, Wairakei Primary School, Taupo, Room 6 and Room 4 have received their very own 'Little Garden'.

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Te Huka team fun at Paradise Valley

The Te Huka team spent last Thursday in Rotorua at the beautiful Paradise Valley. Parents, teachers and students had a wonderful day among the beautiful bush enjoying the animals there. Read more about 'Te Huka team fun at Paradise Valley'...

Tuwharetoa Festival - Taiopenga 2016

On Wednesday 14th September, our whole school had the opportunity to enjoy the Tuwharetoa Festival and watch our senior and junior kapa haka roopu represent us. It was spectacular. Read more about 'Tuwharetoa Festival - Taiopenga 2016'...

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Student-led hoverboard lessons

Cooper is a pro on his hoverboard at home and when he heard that Mrs Graham had one but couldn't ride it, he saw an opportunity for a student-led workshop. Read more about 'Student-led hoverboard lessons'...

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Kapa Haka Preparation

Wairakei Primary School is poised to make an impact on stage with their Senior and Junior Kapa Haka Group. They will be wearing their new costumes for the performance. Read more about 'Kapa Haka Preparation'...

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Learning from each other - Buddy Class

On Friday's Room 3 has the privilege of working with our buddy class Room 9. We help them with their poem, we help with a cool activity and we read... Read more about 'Learning from each other - Buddy Class'...