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...


Easter and End of Term

Term 1 ends on Thursday 13 April, at the usual time of 2.30 pm. Term 1 begins on Monday 1 May.

I wish you all a very Happy Easter, and a relaxed holiday break, or at least a change of pace of your busy family. 

See everyone back on the 1st May!


Powhiri For New Families

Thank you to all the families and whanau who came to our powhiri on Friday 31 March. It was great to see so many families, parents, grandparents and children there. Thanks go especially to our wonderful Taonganui group who helped to warmly welcome everyone to the school.




Below are some of our kayaking picture from the school's day out at Pt Chev Beach in term 4 2016 ... remember the summer!





2017 Term Dates:


Term 1

102 half days


Staff only day

First day of school

Waitangi Day

Last day


Tuesday 31 January

Wednesday 1 Feb

Monday 6 February

Thursday 13 April


Term 2

98 half days

First day

Queen’s Birthday

Last day

Monday 1 May

Monday 5 June

Friday 7 July

Term 3

100 half days

First day

Last day

Monday 24 July

Friday 29 September

Term 4

88 half days

First day

Labour Day

Last day of term

Monday 16 October

Monday 23 October

Friday 15 December


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 ...

Arohanui School & Specialist Outreach Service

82 Tirimoana Road,Te Atatu South
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