Makikihi School has  a strong tradition of preparing children for success in life since 1881. We offer…

  • Sound education with emphasis on Literacy and Numeracy (reading, writing and mathematics).
  • Key Competencies are taught to challenge and support students within the daily programme.
  • Healthy learning environment with modern classrooms and excellent recreational facilities.
  • Small class size and teacher aide support ensure individual student needs are met.
  • Te Reo Maori me nga Tikanga is integrated throughout programmes in authentic ways.
  • High level of community support.
  • Education Outside the Classroom (day trips & camps) are a strong feature of our programme.

We are dedicated to providing children with the skills, value and attitudes they will need to participate in a challenging society as informed, confident and responsible citizens.

Tina Ivamy

Whakatikatika nga tamariki hei angitu ki te ora ~ Preparing children for success in life ~

Makikihi School 
Station Road 
12 Makikihi Station Road
Waimate, 8RD, 7978
Ph: 03 689 5587


W.A.V.E. ~ Well-being and Vitality in Education​​​​​​​