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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.

Term Dates - 2018

Term 1

(90 half days)

Wednesday 7th February

First Day Term 1

Friday 30th March

Good Friday (Public Holiday)

Monday 2nd April

Easter Monday (Public Holiday)

Tuesday 3rd April

Easter Tuesday (School Holiday)

Thursday 14th April

Teacher Only Day

Friday 13th April

Last Day Term 1 



Term 2

(98 half days)

Monday 30th April

First Day Term 2

Monday 4th June

Queen’s Birthday (Public Holiday)

Friday 6th July

Last Day Term 2 



Term 3

(100 half days)

Monday 23rd July

First Day Term 3

Friday 28th September

Last Day Term 3 



Term 4

(96 half days)

Monday 15th October 

First Day Term 4

Monday 22nd October

Labour Day (Public Holiday)

Thursday 20th December

Last Day Term 4