Geothermal Blog

All of our classrooms created their own power stations using different types of resources such as cardboard boxes, paper, glue, Lego and other recycled materials. Read more about 'Geothermal Blog'...

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MERC camp in our own words

Halfway along the road trip, we stopped at the Matamata playground for morning tea and to play. Half an hour later, we hopped back in the cars for another long drive. Read more about 'MERC camp in our own words'...

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New Building opening 2020

“The opening of these classrooms is not just great news for the staff and students here at Wairakei Primary School, it is great news for Wairakei and our contributing Taupo... Read more about 'New Building opening 2020'...

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Becoming a MathsMatters Whiz

Wairakei Primary School supports a group of selected up and coming Year 5 and Year 6 mathematical experts in a 7-8 week training programme to compete in the local contest, MathsMatters. Read more about 'Becoming a MathsMatters Whiz'...

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2019 Spellathon Fundraising Champs

All proceeds raised through this event will be used to enhance the reading resources throughout the school. Read more about '2019 Spellathon Fundraising Champs'...

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Room 2’s Cross Country experience

It was great to have some of our Room 2 year 4’s qualify for inter-schools. Well done Lennox and Ashe.We were proud of everyone’s efforts. Read more about 'Room 2’s Cross Country experience'...

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Scholastic Book Fair

Wow, what a Book Fair. We sold books and resources worth $5400 which gave us $1800 to put towards books for the Library. Read more about 'Scholastic Book Fair '...

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Te Kuia me te Pungawerewere

They performed a play called “Te Kuia me te Pūngāwerewere” which is about a kuia and a spider who had been living together and always argued about who was the... Read more about 'Te Kuia me te Pungawerewere'...

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