Papakura High School


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From the Principal

Nau mai, haere mai ki te Kura Tuarua o Papakura.

We welcome you to the Papakura High School website. Contained here you will find all of the key information about our school. Here you will read about our vibrant community of learners and educators.
The culture at Papakura High is one of support and of challenge. read more

Whanau Groups

On Wednesday 8 February 2017 a team representing our local iwi Ngati Tamaoho visited the school for a special assembly in which they presented the school with three significant names connected to the Papakura area, which relate to previous settlements and geographical features. read more

Digital Learning and more

The Kootuitui ki Papakura is a charitable trust established to support a cluster of schools in Papakura. Kootuitui is to inter-connect and weave together, ki Papakura is ‘in Papakura’. The Trust supports a programme which integrates health, homes and education for children, their families and whānau and aims to:
enable fully-engaged digital read more

About Us

Naumai, haere mai, piki mai. Welcome to Papakura High School.

Our school is one of the southernmost secondary schools of the Auckland region and one of the two state schools that  service  the Papakura district.

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Out of Zone Ballot - Feb 2023

Out of Zone Ballot - Feb 2023

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New Uniform Supplier

New Uniform Supplier

Papakura High School Uniform Supplier More ...

Start of year 2023 - 7 February 2023

Start of year 2023 - 7 February 2023

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December October

November 2022

BOT Meeting
Whānau hui
Year 9 Farm Day (90 students)
Year 9 Farm Day (90 students)
Year 9 Farm Day (90 students)
Senior prizegiving
BOT Meeting
Staff only Day
Early closing for PPTA paid union meeting


Tuesday 1st
BOT Meeting
Tuesday, 1st November 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday 10th
Whānau hui
Thursday, 10th November 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday 15th
Year 9 Farm Day (90 students)
Tuesday, 15th to Thursday, 17th November
Tuesday 22nd
Senior prizegiving
Tuesday, 22nd November 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Thursday 24th
BOT Meeting
Thursday, 24th November 5:30pm to 8:00pm
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Monday 28th
Staff only Day
Monday, 28th November
Wednesday 30th
Early closing for PPTA paid union meeting
Wednesday, 30th November


Monday 5th
Junior Electives Day
Monday, 5th to Tuesday, 6th December
Wednesday 7th
Year 8 Introduction to PHS day
Wednesday, 7th December 9:30am to 2:30pm
Years 9 and 10 Beach Day
Wednesday, 7th December
Thursday 8th
Year 10 Te Tohu Rangatira Graduation and Prizegiving
Thursday, 8th December 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday 9th
Year 9 Kia Puawai Graduation and Prizegiving
Friday, 9th December 9:30am to 10:30am


Tuesday 10th
Uniform Hub opens - 117 Great South Road, Papakura
Tuesday, 10th January
Monday 23rd
School office is open
Monday, 23rd January to Friday, 3rd February 9:00am to 3:00pm
Tuesday 24th
New staff induction day
Tuesday, 24th January
Wednesday 25th
Staff only day
Wednesday, 25th January
Thursday 26th
Staff only day
Thursday, 26th January
Tuesday 31st
No classes this week
Tuesday, 31st January to Friday, 3rd February


Tuesday 7th
Pōwhiri for new students in all year levels
Tuesday, 7th February 9:00am to 10:00am
Students in Years 10, 11, 12 and 13 come to school at 10:35am and go to Kaitohutohu to receive their timetables
Tuesday, 7th February 10:35am to 11:50am
Wednesday 8th
All students in classes from 8:50am
Wednesday, 8th February