Phone: (09) 436 5814 Email: office@paruabay.school.nz

School Facilities & Dates

Parua Bay School has the following facilities in its grounds:

  • Te Kupenga o Te Matauranga (The Net of Knowledge) block, completed May 2021.  This block contains 8 classroom spaces (Y 3/4 and Y5/6), Library, Maker Space, Admin area (Reception, Principal's Secretary, Assistant Principal and Principal) and Staff Room.

  • Te Akonga ('Place of Learning') block containing 4 classrooms for Y0-2 students

  • Senior block (Y7/8) with 4 classroom spaces, designed for collaborative teaching.

  • Hall incorporating basketball hoops and gymnastic equipment

  • Swimming Pool 

  • Hardcover playground areas

  • Numerous sandpits

  • Covered Playground area

  • Netball Court

  • Various playground areas including a nature playground

  • 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 4074.

 

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 - 2022

Term 1

 

Thur 3rd Feb

First Day Term 1

Thurs 14th April

Last Day Term 1 

Fri 15th - Tues 19th April

Mon 25th April

Fri 11th March

Easter (during holidays)

Anzac Day (during holidays)

Teacher Only Day

 

 

Term 2

 

Mon 2nd May

Fri 8th July

First Day Term 2

Last Day Term 2

Mon 6th June

Queen’s Birthday (Public Holiday)

Fri 3rd June

Teacher Only Day

Fri 24th June

Matariki (Public Holiday)

 

Term 3

Mon 25th July

First Day Term 3

Fri 30th Sept

Last Day Term 3 

 

 

Term 4

Monday 17th Oct 

Friday  16th Dec

First Day Term 4

Last Day Term 4

Mon 24th Oct

Labour Day (Public Holiday)