Welcome to Opunake Primary School's Website
Opunake Primary is a 'Learning Community' growing children with PRIDE
Students, teachers and community will...
Work Together-Mahi Tahi
Think Together-Whakaaro Tahi
Learn Together-Akoako Tahi
To build our "learning community.
Opunake Primary School is a co-educational State Primary School situated on the corner of Gisborne Tce and Longfellow Road, which caters for New Entrants to Year 8 students. Opunake Primary School is located on Surf Highway 45, between New Plymouth and Hawera, which is on the west coast of the North Island. Our current roll is 208 students.
Our students are privileged to have quality and caring teachers, supportive school community and well maintained, attractive buildings and grounds. Our principal, Lorraine Williamson, is a dynamic educationalist who has vision regarding student-centered learning. The Opunake Primary School staff comprises of a Principal, 2 Deputy Principal's, three Senior Teachers, teachers, 2 teacher-aides, office staff, a full-time librarian and a caretaker. A wide range of outside agencies support the school. These include the public health nurse, dental therapist, hearing and vision testers, school psychologists, speech-language therapists, occupational therapists and a variety of resource teachers for reading, learning and behaviour.
Board of Trustees
The Kapahaka Group performed at the
28th Night at the OPScars at the Event Centre
29th Last day of Term 2
16th 1st day of Term 3
2012 Term Dates
1 February to 5th April
23rd April to 29 June
16th July to 28 September
15 October to 20th December