Kia ora, welcome

Welcome to Rakaia School the gateway to Mid Canterbury. Rakaia School is set back from State Highway 1 on Dunford Street with beautiful grounds and playing area for the students. The school now has 203 students and 9 classrooms with a dedicated teaching staff and support staff. We have just opened our new Modern Learning Environment for Years 5-8. Please come in and see the wonderful learning opportunities for our students.  Read more...

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School App
Download our free school app from the App store (Apple) or Google Play (Android) on compatible iPhones, iPads, Android phones and Android tablets. 
 Just search for "Rakaia School" to find the app.
The app enables you to see our events calendar, newsletters, key weblinks and school contacts, as well as report absentees and receive alerts. 

Year 8 Day Out 2018

Great day out with some really awesome young people. Thanks for making it fun for all of us.

Methven Jump Park

A few bumps, bruises and cuts but what fun did we have at the Methven Jump Park! Lots of confiden...

IMYC reading

The Yr 7/8s with their Anderson bomb shelters. Created as part of their IMYC reading of The Machi...

Rakaia School, Dunford Street, Rakaia, NZ        |      Phone: (03) 302 7113      |      Fax: (03) 302 7917      |      Principal, Mark Ellis: or 0273477982