Omakere School

“Growing Empowered Learners”

“Kei te whakatupu I whakamanahia ngā akonga”

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Omakere School


Week 11 Highlights

💚 Have a happy school holidays everyone 💚

Newsletter Week 11

12_04_2024 Week 11 Term 1 2024 Omakere School Newsletter.pdf

Omakere School is nestled in the rural countryside 25 km south east of Waipawa and approximately 15 minutes away from 3 of Hawke’s Bay's most beautiful beaches - Pourerere, Aramoana and Blackhead.

     Today, Omakere School, is an extremely well-resourced Enviroschool with 84 Year 0-8 students. 

We cater for students from our rural area and students from nearby towns choosing a country school education. 

We provide:

Student Empowerment

Student Voice, Leadership, Agency

Forward-thinking digital teachers

Fantastic and experienced support staff

Practical, down-to-earth and fun students!

Digital 1-1 devices across our whole school

Digital tools for creating 

Worm Farm, Bug Houses, Pest Traps, 

Swimming pool, Fenced tennis court

Adventure playground and confidence course 

Fully equipped P.E. shed with heaps of PE gear!

Attractive junior playground

Beautifully manicured grounds

Two productive shade houses & vege gardens


Hauora/Wellbeing                                        Environmental Awareness                            

Whanaungatanga                          Manaakitanga         

Reflective C’s - Curiosity, Creatively, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, and Communication

Omakere School Pepeha

Ko Omakere te maunga

Ko Omakere te awa

Ko Omakere tō tātou kura

Omakere is the mountain

Omakere is the stream

Omakere is our school