We are a state primary school that caters for students from Year 0 to Year 6. Located in Kaiti a suburb of sunny Gisborne, we provide our students with a quality education in a safe environment.

Our students are happy, energetic children who are keen to learn and enjoy school. They are supported and guided by highly effective, passionate teachers who encourage each and every child to achieve to the highest of levels.

Our school has an 'Open Door" Policy so you are most welcome to visit and be part of your child's learning. Whanau new our community are also most welcome to visit and see our school in action when deciding on a new school for their child/ren.

We strongly promote positive values through our unique CHARM programme (Cooperation, Hauora, Attitude, Resilience and Manners) and believe in a well-rounded education that offers our students plenty of opportunities.

Ngā Mihi

Steve Berezowski



Te Wharau School Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Harris to the position of Principal at our school. Mark will commence duties from the start of the 2022 school year.

Mark has previously taught at our school before he moved to Rarotonga where he has been Principal of Apii Te Uki Ou School for the last four years. We look forward to him joining the staff at our school .


Term 1 - Wednesday 03 February to Friday 16 April

Term 2 - Monday 03 May to Friday 09 July

Term 3 - Monday 26 July to Friday 01 October

Term 4 - Monday 18 Oct to Tuesday 14 Dec


Term 3


Thursday 30 - Board of trustees meeting 6.30 pm in Staffroom

Term 4


Monday 18- First day of Term 4.

Monday 25 - Labour Day,

Thursday 28 - CD Shake Out , Earthquake Drill 9.30 am


Tuesday 02/Wednesday 03 - School Photos

Wednesday 03 - Interschool Touch

Wednesday 10 - Interschool Athletics

Thursday 11 - Board Meeting 6.30 pm in Staffroom

Friday 12 - Dress Rehearsal for Cultural Festival 11 am to 12.30 pm

Monday 15 - Our school's performances at Turanganui Cultural Festival

Friday 26 - Teacher Only Day, School will be closed


Thursday 09 - Board Meeting 6.30 pm in Staffroom

Friday 10 - End of Year Assembly 2.00 pm

Monday 13 - Senior (9.15 am) and Junior (11.00 am) End of Year Assemblies

Tuesday 14 - 2022 Classes announced 9.30 am

Tuesday 14 - Poroporoaki for Year 6 and leaving Staff 10.30 am

Tuesday 14 - Students dismissed at 12.30 pm

Check out our calendar for other events...


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