Omakere School

A vibrant, healthy school community where children are confident and resilient life-long learners.

This week's highlight: Education outside the classroom (EOTC) and Localised Curriculum in Action!


Omakere School is at Orange Traffic Light Level. When you get to Omakere School, please wear a mask. Please sign in at the office 😁

Omakere 2022 Display Wall

Omakere School Mission:

To provide a safe and nurturing environment, supported, connected and engaged families and community, giving children access to a diverse range of high quality learning experiences.

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 67 Year 0-8 students. We cater for students from our rural area and students from nearby towns choosing a country school education. We provide:

Effective teacher:pupil ratio

Forward-thinking digital teachers

Fantastic and supportive support staff

Practical, down-to-earth and fun students!

Three classrooms

Digital 1-1 devices across our whole school

Digital tools for creating

Digital learning expertise

Swimming pool

Adventure playground and confidence course

Fenced tennis court

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