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Mararoa School

Mararoa School is located at The Key within the Te Anau Basin. The Key is the gateway to Fiordland and some of the most beautiful scenery and natural wonders of the world.

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Welcome to Mararoa School

At Mararoa School it is our vision to provide each one of our children with Key Learning for Life's Journey.

Our school equips children with the skills and knowledge to become positive, responsible learners and enables them to embark upon a life long journey of learning.

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If you would like further information about our school, please contact the school office and we will forward a school information pack which contains our information booklet, enrolment details and relevant forms.

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Leadership Program

Leaders are often made, not simply born. We are dedicated to sparking the leadership potential that’s inside every young person through practical, inspirational events and leadership resources.

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Latest School News

February 19, 2020

Leadership Camp at Camp Taringatura

We just had our first overnight camp of the year at Camp Taringatura in Dipton. A chance for some team building, and for the Year 7 & 8's to really get to know each other. We had a great time with students cooking dinner and making a bonfire, followed by Archery, a Mudslide and Floating Obstacle course the next day.

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February 11, 2020

Junior Class Teacher Position

Full time, fixed term teaching position. Start date: 28/04/2020 We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and passionate teacher for our junior class. For further information and an application pack please contact us at office@mararoa.school.nz Ph: 03 249 5816

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November 21, 2019


What a fantastic report we have received from our recent silver enviroschools reflection. Check out the link for the full report. Mararoa is a school that lives and breathes their school values: “caring for yourself, caring for others and caring for the environment”. Their location, surrounded by farmland, and adjacent to Fiordland National Park and world famous tourist attractions, has a significant shaping influence on their school culture, values and programmes.

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November 13, 2019

Te Rau Aroha Marae

On Wednesday 13 November we had a whole school field trip to Bluff to visit Te Rau Aroha Marae. It was amazing, we had morning tea there and enjoyed spending time in the wharenui and also in the wharekai learning what the carvings and weavings represent. It was a great experience for everyone to visit our southernmost marae.

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