Welcome | Kia ora koutou katoa

Papanui Primary School

Kimihia te ara tōtika – Seek the right path.

Papanui Primary is a small Christchurch city school focused on success for children’s academic, social and emotional development.

We are dedicated to making sure that our children feel safe and happy at school so that they can focus on achieving their very best. Our terrific team work collaboratively to create an inclusive and welcoming place for our tamariki to learn and grow.

Each and every day we are focused on role modelling, teaching and living our school values of- Personal best – Eke Panuku, Resilience – Aumangea, Learner – Ākonga, Kindness – Atawhai.

Prospective family and whānau are invited to explore our website and we encourage you to visit the school.


A - Z Info

Meet our people

Kindo school shop

Our Learning


Our Values

Papanui Primary – Te Hono Festival

E ngā iwi, e ngā whānau tēnā koutou katoa. Nau mai. Haere Mai.

Te Hono Festival

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Upcoming Events

29 Apr Term 2 begins

29 Apr WK 1

30 Apr Anzac Ceremony

03 May Mihi Whakatau