Raurimu Avenue School

We are a small school with a big heart.  We ensure the identity of every individual student is nurtured and strive to strengthen and enhance their wellbeing.  We pride ourselves on our inclusive school philosophy that seeks to provide equitable learning opportunities for all.

Raurimu Avenue School is situated approximately 10 minutes east of the Whangarei city centre. It is a well resourced suburban seaside school that proudly boasts:

  • Accommodating classrooms with Laptops and iPads
  • Courts, Fields and School garden
  • Hall, Library and Swimming Pool
  • Interactive whiteboards
  • Strong arts culture
  • Emphasis on student responsibilities (school road wardens, monitors, etc.)
  • Off site technology for year 7 & 8 students
  • Bike Track (School Bikes & Helmets)
  • Safe and happy learning environment

And of course really great students, staff, board of trustees and an enthusiastically supportive local community. We stand by our open learning environment which means we welcome parent and whanau involvement in the classroom through the day.

Board of Trustees

The school board of trustees are dedicated in their role and are committed to moving our school forward and welcome constructive dialogue and comments that support our intention.


We have 5 classroom teachers, a Reading Recovery Teacher and a SENCO (Special Education Needs Co-ordinator). We have one attached Teacher (Resource Teacher of Maori). We have support staff, office administratior, cleaners and of course a Principal. As a staff we value professional development and feel its importance in our practice.