0800 12 2665
(within NZ only)
+64 7 8738951
Free Phone: 0800 12 2665 Phone: +64 7 873 8951
Otorohanga offers excellent schools and education in the Otorohanga and Kawhia communities and surrounding rural areas.
Pre-school and child care facilities
3 primary schools in the Otorohanga Community
1 primary school in the Kawhia community
8 rural primary schools throughout the Otorohanga District
A secondary school in the Otorohanga community
A Trade Training Centre in the Otorohanga township
Adult Continuing Education programmes
University and polytechnic education within easy commuting distance of Otorohanga.
11a Kakamutu Road, Otorohanga
1 Clark Street, Otorohanga
11 Bledisloe Avenue, Otorohanga
59 Haerehuka Street, Otorohanga
318 Rosamond Terrace, Kawhia
9 Hinewai Street, Otorohanga
Parents Centre are a not-for-profit organisation who supports parents with knowledge and skills to better prepare them for birthing and parenting. Otorohanga Parents Centre is one of 52 Parents Centres across the country.
We know that parenting is a huge life change because many of us have been on the same journey. Parents join for a coffee group or antenatal class and leave feeling rejuvenated, supported and understood.
Our programmes support and educate parents with children of various ages and stages of development.
40 Te Kawa Street, Otorohanga
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:30am - 12noon
Big Kids (children 3+) Friday 9:30am - 12 noon. (This session provides a step between playcentre and primary school.)
Playcentre is a parent run early learning centre. We are governed by Playcentre Aoteroa and deliver ECE in accordance to MOE regulations. We provide a safe and fun place for children adn adults to learn together. Children are able to learn and grow in an enviornment where they feel safe and cared for and parents get support adn grow relationships within their community. Playcentre also provide free education for adults which is NZQA recognised because at playcentre the parents are the teachers.
"Whanau tupu ngatahi: Families growing together. Playcentre is a family organisation where: We empower adults to play, work, learn and grow together. We honour Te Tiriti o Waitangi and celebrate people's uniqueness. We value and affirm parents as the first and best educators of their childrenso that whanau are strengthened and communities enriched"
40 Pukewhau Road, RD7, Te Awamutu
614 Harbour Road, Hauturu, RD2, Oparau
318 Rosamond Terrace, PO Box 28, Kawhia
1701 State Highway 3, RD4, Otorohanga
734 Wharepuhunga Road, RD3, Te Awamutu
Maihiihi Road, RD2, Otorohanga
400 Ngutunui Road, RD6, Te Awamutu
Environmental Education. We are committed to providing high quality education with a focus on sustainability and environmental issues. We recycle our rubbish and have composting and worm farming. Other features of the school include native planting and restoration projects, a butterfly garden, environmentally themed murals, an edible organic vegetable garden, bird bath, mosaic tiles and community recycling centre.
916 Otewa Road, RD5, Otorohanga
95 Phillips Avenue, PO Box 137, Otorohanga
Ko au ki tenei
Kiwai o te kete
You hold this handle
And I’ll hold this handle
And together we will carry the kete”
Parent Drop in Centre with free access to laptops with free wifi.
2 Rangipare Street, Otorohanga
38 Hinewai Street, Otorohanga
Bledisloe Avenue, PO Box 115, Otorohanga
128 - 130 Maniapoto Street, PO Box 157, Ōtorohanga
7 Wahanui Crescent, Ōtorohanga
27 Turongo Street
Free Phone: 0800 12 2665
Phone: 07 873 8951
Fax: 07 873 6132
This official information website, brought to you by the Ōtorohanga District Development Board Inc. has information for visitors, residents and people keen to establish a business in the Ōtorohanga District.