Opening Minds to Tomorrow's World
Te Paina School is a kind and friendly rural school with big ideas about where it is heading in the future. The team is passionate and determined about bringing these ideas to reality. Above all is their concern and care for the children of whanau in their community.
Meet our Principal/Tumuaki
My name is James Thomas and I am the Acting Principal for Te Paina School it is my pleasure to welcome you to Te Paina School. We are a small, forward thinking school with passionate staff and students. Our students are engaged, active learners who are encouraged to explore, create and lead their learning journey. Our stunning rural enviornment set on ten acres allows us to be adventerous and hands on. Our Board of Trustees strives for excellence and always puts the needs of our Tamariki first. You are very welcome to visit and enjoy our school.