Celebrating education in a bi-cultural environment

Tena koutou katoa. Nga mihi nui ki a koutou nga matua me nga whanau. Nau mai ki te Kura a Rohe o Whaingaroa. Ko te tumanako ka whaihua a tatou mahi, kia pakari, kia takatu ai a tatou rangatahi mo nga ahuatanga kei roto I te ao whanui.

Warm greetings to you all; to students, their whanau, our staff, and our community. Welcome to Raglan Area School (Te Kura A Rohe O Whaingaroa).

We are an Area School (composite school) and provide for more than 460 students aged 5 to 19 years.

Raglan Area School is a small yet ‘big hearted’ rural school that ‘celebrates education in a bi-cultural environment’.

Find more information about our school on our About Us page as well as in the main navigation bar at the top. For Parents, Prospective Parents, Students and Community, we wanted to make it as simple as possible for you and have placed links to all the information we think you’ll need into targeted sections.

If you still can’t find what you’re looking for, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Follow this link to the 2017 Stationery Lists

You can purchase your stationery either online at OfficeMax, or visit their store on the corner of Victoria and Princess Streets. (You can print a stationery list from the above link.)

You can purchase the school PE uniform either online at NZ Uniforms, or visit their store 244 Tristram Street.

2017 Term Dates

1 February – 13 April
1 May – 6 July
24 July – 28 September
16 October – 13 December

2018 Term Dates

Term 1 –  31 January to  13 April

Term 2 –  30 April to  6 July

Term 3 –  23 July to 28 September

Term 4 –  15 October to the Week of 17 December

(for further dates, please refer to the calendar at the bottom of the page)



Principal’s News

RAS Newsletter 15 September

Kia ora te whanau o Te Kura a Rohe o Whaingaroa Congratulations to all of those students who through their social action programme made such a significant and appreciated contribution to the Raglan Food Bank. This was an outstanding effort from these students and...

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Malcolm Cox

Latest School News

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Koorerotia kia ora! Te Roopuu Aroha ki te Reo He honore, he kororia ki te Atua He maungarongo ki runga i te mata o te whenua He whakaaro pai ki ngaa taangata katoa ko te Atua too taatou piringa i ngaa waa katoa ka puta, ka ora Paimaarire Paimaarire ki te Kingi,...

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Year 7&8 Canyoning Trip

This term the Year 7 and 8 students went to see Whaingaroa’s nga titiwai, otherwise known as glowworms. Before we jumped into the water, we all recited a karakia, thanking the whenua (land) for letting us have such a great adventure. As you know, we have been learning...

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Raglan Area School 2017 Senior Snow Camp

Blue Bird, is the term used for epic sunny days on the ski field. This year the Senior Snow Camp scored two fantastic days on the ski slopes of Whakapapa, enjoying clear skies, minimal wind and lots and lots of soft(ish) white snow to slide down (and face plant into)!...

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Sports News

TAMARIKI TOUCH will be starting up again in Term 4 on Thursday 26th October (8 weeks).  Games will now be held on Thursday afternoons, not Fridays.  In order for teams to play against a wider range of teams – teams can have a variety of players from Yr 3 to Yr 8 in...

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PGG Wrightson Cash for Communities 2017

Cash for Communities 2017 This spring, PGG Wrightson and Ballance Agri-Nutrients will partner again to run the Cash for Communities programme and give you an opportunity to raise funds for your local school or Rescue Helicopter. Over the past six years, the programme...

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October 2017

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
  • Free Junior Golf Coaching
  • Free Junior Golf Coaching
  • Term 4 begins
  • L1 Art Boards Due
  • Free Junior Golf Coaching
  • Labour Day
  • L2 Arts Boards Due
  • Free Junior Golf Coaching
  • Board of Trustees Board Meeting