Welcome to
Wairarapa College

Nau mai haere mai ki te Kāreti o Wairarapa

With Wisdom and Courage
Kia Mātau, Kia Māia

Wairarapa College is a state, co-educational school, combining tradition with innovation as it seeks to develop the full potential of each student. 

Our vision is to prepare our students to face the challenges of life with wisdom and courage – kia mātau, kia māia.

Principal's Welcome

Nau mai, haere mai ki te Kāreti o Wairarapa. Welcome to Wairarapa College.

Wairarapa College has always and will always be a people-centred learning environment. We have a proud history of serving the Wairarapa as its largest community school. Our vision of wisdom and courage emphasises well-being, effective teaching practice and fostering strong connections with the Wairarapa community. I am privileged to work with our students, staff and community to provide an environment where we can all thrive, excel, have fun and are cared for.

Ngā mihi
Matt White – Tumuaki / Principal

Senior Prize-Giving 2021

Our prize-giving recognises the hard work, grit and determination of our students. Congratulation to all award recipients.

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