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School Facilities & Dates

Parua Bay School has the following facilities in its grounds:

  • 16 classrooms

  • Administration block, incorporating Front Office, Principal's Secretary Office, Principal's Office and Staff Room

  • Library

  • Hall incorporating basketball hoops and gymnastic equipment

  • Learning Support Centre

  • Swimming Pool with covered viewing area

  • Hardcover playground areas

  • Numerous sandpits

  • Covered Playground

  • Netball Courts

  • Climbing Tower and Obstacle Course

  • Rugby, Soccer and Athletics Sports Fields

  • ICT Technology

Other facilities within Parua Bay School grounds/proximity:

Parua Bay Playcentre

This purpose built facility is parent-run and available for new-borns to school age children. It is located within the school grounds, just a one minute walk to the school office. For further information phone 436 5224.


Manaia Kindergarten

This facility, manned by Early Childhood Teachers, is also purpose built and caters for children from 3 years of age to school age – it, too, is also located within school grounds with a board walk from the school to its location in Kiteone Road. For further information phone 436 1262.


Parua Bay Day Care

Beautifully furbished Day Care caring for newborn to 5 years. For further information phone 436 5544.

sKids Parua Bay

Offers Before-School Care, After-School Care and Holiday Programmes.  sKids are located onsite at Parua Bay School and cater for the two local schools, Parua Bay Primary and Whangarei Heads Primary School. For further information phone 021 127 1115.

Term Dates - 2019

Term 1


Monday 4th February

First Day Term 1

Friday 12th April

Last Day Term 1 

Easter & Anzac Day  Included in school holidays



Term 2


Monday 29th April

First Day Term 2

Monday 3rd June

Queen’s Birthday (Public Holiday)

Friday 5th July

Last Day Term 2 



Term 3

Monday 22nd July

First Day Term 3

Friday 27th September

Last Day Term 3 



Term 4

Monday 14th October 

First Day Term 4

Monday 28th October

Labour Day (Public Holiday)

Wednesday 18th December

Last Day Term 4