Welcome to Arohanui 

We hope you enjoy looking around our website where you will find information about our school, our students and our learning community. Arohanui is a special place where all learners are valued, included and celebrated...


Board of Trustees’ Election Declaration of Parent and Staff Election Results 2016

Parent Representatives:

At the close of nominations, as the number of valid nominations
was fewer than the number of vacancies required to be filled,

I hereby declare the following duly elected:

Darryl Cockroft                            

Nicholas Taylor                  

Ella Schaumkell


Staff Representative Votes:

Natasha Carter-Bing              42

Adriana van Nes                    37

I hereby declare Natasha Carter-Bing duly elected.

Teresa Walsh
Returning Officer




 Entertainment Book Fundraiser ... Get your new book or app now!

Check out the huge variety of restaurants, attractions, shopping offers you can get with your Entertainment book or app.

$65 each, with 20% going towards fundraising for the school. Go to http://www.entbook.co.nz/103e600or phone Teresa on 8386696 or email teresa@arohanui.school.nz to place your orders.

Have a look through the book by clicking on this link ...book flick-through 

Thank you for your support!






Thank you Westie Pies

One of our teachers, Ellen Buith, has won $1000 through a competition held by Westie Pies. She and her Rutherford 3 class were presented with the 'cheque' by representatives of the Auckland Blues team.The money will go towards sports equipment. Thank you Westie Pies and the Blues!


Our Powhiri Welcome to New Families

On Friday 4 March we held our Powhiri welcome to new families for 2016 at Base School. It was lovely to see so many families attend. Thanks to the Taonga Nui group for their wonderful performance, and to our Kaumatua, Billy Retimana for his support for this event. 



2016 Term Dates

Term 1


First day of term

Wed 3 February

Waitangi Holiday

Monday 8 February

Good Friday

Friday 25 March

Easter Monday

Monday 28 March

Easter Tuesday

Tuesday 29 March

Last Day of Term

Friday 15 April

Term 2


First day of term

Monday 2 May

Queen’s Birthday

Monday 6 June

Last day of term

Friday 8 July

Term 3


First day of term

Monday 25 July

Last day of term

Friday 23 Sept

Term 4


First day of term

Monday 10 October

Labour Day

Monday 24 October

Last day of term

Friday 16 December



Thank you to the mazda foundation!

The Mazda Foundation has donated $6547.25 to the school for the purchase of outdoor play equipment. Thank you Mazda Foundation for your very generous donation - it is much appreciated by staff and students.




Trash to Fashion

Arohanui presents .....

our Trash to Fashion extravaganza

What a fabulous event! The students and staff worked very hard to produce some great costumes and theatrical parades. Here are some photos ...



board of trustees meeting

Next Board meeting is ...

Wednesday 15 June 10.00 AM at Base School, Tirimoana Road.

Anyone interested is very welcome to attend. 


Arohanui School & Specialist Outreach Service

82 Tirimoana Road,Te Atatu South
Ph: 09 8386696, Fax: 09 8386693