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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PHS Board of Trustees Casual Vacancy

PHS Board of Trustees Casual Vacancy

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School App

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Subject Conferences - 29 June

Subject Conferences - 29 June

Subject Conferences - 29 June 2021 More ...

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January November

December 2020

Year 8s Introduction to Papakura High School Day
Year 10 Te Tohu Rangatira Graduation and Prizegiving
Year 9 Prizegiving


Tuesday 8th
Year 8s Introduction to Papakura High School Day
Tuesday, 8th December 9:15am to 3:00pm
Thursday 10th
Year 10 Te Tohu Rangatira Graduation and Prizegiving
Thursday, 10th December 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday 11th
Year 9 Prizegiving
Friday, 11th December 9:30am to 11:00am


Monday 25th
School Office Open
Monday, 25th January 9:00am to 3:00pm
Tuesday 26th
School Office Open
Tuesday, 26th January 9:00am to 3:00pm
Wednesday 27th
Kaitiaki Camp
Wednesday, 27th to Friday, 29th January
School Office Open
Wednesday, 27th to Friday, 29th January 9:00am to 3:00pm


Monday 1st
Auckland Anniversary
Monday, 1st February
Tuesday 2nd
Year 12 & 13 Course Confirmation
Tuesday, 2nd February 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Year 9 Powhiri
Tuesday, 2nd February 9:30am to 11:00am
Wednesday 3rd
Year 11 Course Confirmation
Wednesday, 3rd February 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Year 12 & 13 Classes Start P2
Wednesday, 3rd February
Year 12 & 13 Welcome P1
Wednesday, 3rd February
Year 9 School Starts 8:50am
Wednesday, 3rd February
Thursday 4th
Year 10 & 11 Classes Start P2 (there is no course confirmation for Yr 10s)
Thursday, 4th February
Year 10 & 11 Welcome P1
Thursday, 4th February
Year 9,12,13 Classes Start P1
Thursday, 4th February
Friday 5th
New Principal's Powhiri
Friday, 5th February 9:30am to 11:00am
Monday 8th
Waitangi Day
Monday, 8th February
Tuesday 9th
All year levels - regular timetabled classes from 8:50am
Tuesday, 9th February
Wednesday 10th
All year levels - school starts at 8:50am
Wednesday, 10th February
Thursday 18th
Year 9 BBQ - postponed until further notice
Thursday, 18th February 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Monday 22nd
Yr9/10 e-asTTle/PAT assessments
Monday, 22nd to Friday, 26th February
Thursday 25th
BOT Meeting
Thursday, 25th February 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Allen Kukutai Meeting Room  


Monday 8th
School is open again - normal timetable.
Monday, 8th March
Tuesday 9th
School is open again - normal timetable
Tuesday, 9th March
Wednesday 10th
School is open again but no assemblies today.
Wednesday, 10th March
Thursday 11th
Normal timetable but no whanāu time today. There will be Kaitohutohu time instead
Thursday, 11th March