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

Term One

Wednesday 1st February
to Thursday 6th April 

Term Two

Monday 24nd April
to Friday 30th June

Term Three

Monday 17th July
to Friday 22nd September

Term Four

Monday 9th October
​​​​​​​to Monday 18th of December.​​​​​​​

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