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School Facilities & Dates

Parua Bay School has the following facilities in its grounds:

  • 14 classrooms

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

  • 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

  • New classrooms, library and administration block are currently in the design and build process and are due to be completed in 2021.

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 - 2020

Term 1


Wednesday 5th February

First Day Term 1

Thursday 9th April

Last Day Term 1 

Easter & Anzac Day  Included in school holidays



Term 2


Tuesday 28th April

First Day Term 2

Monday 1st June

Queen’s Birthday (Public Holiday)

Friday 3rd July

Last Day Term 2 



Term 3

Monday 20th July

First Day Term 3

Friday 25th September

Last Day Term 3 



Term 4

Monday 12th October 

First Day Term 4

Monday 26th October

Labour Day (Public Holiday)

Wednesday 16th December

Last Day Term 4