Ngaruawahia High School

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Welcome to Ngaruawahia High School

Ngaruawahia High School is a unique Kura, which has provided the families of Ngaruawahia and the surrounding areas with quality co-educational education for almost 60 years. As a school, we embrace the spirit of the Treaty of Waitangi and encourage bi-cultural and multi-cultural perspectives.


Term Dates

Term 4 2022 started Monday, 17 October 2022 and finishes Friday, 9 December 2022.

Term 1 2023 will start for different year groups as follows:

       Year 12s & 13s - Tuesday, 31 January.

       Everyone else - Tuesday, 7 February for a whole-school poowhiri.

The school day is from 8:45am to 2:30pm.
The school office is open from 9am - 4pm weekdays.


Welcome to our New Principal

The Ngaruawahia Board of trustees is pleased and excited to announce the appointment of Rebecca Hodgson as our new principal starting in January 2023. Rebecca brings a wealth of knowledge and skills that will benefit the learning of our tamariki. We look forward to welcoming her at the start of the school year.


Chris Jarnet's Retirement

The Ngaruawahia High School Board wishes to announce the resignation of our Principal Chris Jarnet, with effect from the end of this 2022 school year. The Board would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the huge contribution Chris has made to our school and community over several decades. The exciting new buildings currently being built at the school reflect his hard work. Staff are now appreciating all the improved facilities and our students’ education will benefit for years to come... (read more).


COVID-19 Updates

Please read the latest school updates on our COVID-19 Info page.


Construction in Progress

Major building processes are taking place at school. Although this will not disrupt normal school operations during normal school hours, I ask that the community stays clear of the clearly marked construction areas.      

Ngaa mihi, Chris Jarnet- Principal


News and Events 

View our Event Calendar
View our News and Newsletter pages to read about school news and events 

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