Welcome to the official Pākōwhai School website
Kia Ora and Welcome
Pākōwhai School is located halfway between Napier and Hastings making it a perfect location for those seeking a country school feel, close to the city. Our wonderful students are supported by a dedicated Team of Teachers and Support Staff, with a future focused Board of Trustees and an amazing community.
Our doors are always open so please, feel free to come in and discuss your child’s learning, or call in to learn more about Pākōwhai. We look forward to meeting you.
At Pākōwhai School our students are respectful, resilient, confident and curious.
We offer students a range of opportunities to shine in different areas. Our stunning school grounds provide ample room for adventurous children to explore and take risks. We pride ourselves on our Inquiry learning, our sparkling swimming pool, our thriving vegetable gardens and our unique rural location.
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2023 Term Dates
Wednesday 1st Februaryto Thursday 6th April
Monday 24nd Aprilto Friday 30th June
Monday 17th Julyto Friday 22nd September
Monday 9th Octoberto Monday 18th of December.
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(06) 878 2915
Pākōwhai School25 Chesterhope Road R.D. 3Napier 4122
Principal - Tim Race
027 636 2575