Welcome to Tahatai Coast School

Tahatai Coast School is a large, very well resourced primary school located in sunny Pāpāmoa, near Mount Maunganui. We have an average roll of approximately 750 students, catering for students from Years 0 to 6. Our school has zone and enrolment policies in place.

We have a diverse student population. Our students come from many different ethnic backgrounds, providing exciting opportunities for interaction between children from many cultures. We are an inclusive school striving for all students with unique learning styles to participate and achieve, and for their whānau to contribute to their success.

Our school has modern learning facilities including collaborative spaces, a library and special needs unit. The large school hall is used to support school assemblies, PE, Music and Drama programmes and is used for Celebrations of Learning, Cultural Performances, Parent Information evenings and a range of indoor sports.

Our school sits on an attractive 2.7 hectare site with large grassed playing fields, asphalt tennis and netball courts, two separate basketball courts (one asphalt and one artificial grass), a beach volleyball court, bike track, two adventure playgrounds, scooter track, sandpit and sunshade areas.

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Term Dates

Meet the Teacher: Tuesday, 30th January 2024. This is for whānau to meet their child’s teacher.

Wednesday, 31st January to Friday, 12th April

Monday, 29th April to Friday, 5th July

Monday, 22nd July to Friday, 27th September

Monday, 14th October to Monday, 16th December

We provide WINZ quotes for uniform purchase.