Tahunanui School

“I can I will ..Ka taea – ka tutuki”

Tahunanui school was established in 1908 and the student roll has steadily increased over the last 16 years. The roll is stable and peaks at 330 – 350. 

We serve and reflect a diverse and vital community. Tourism, Tahunanui Beach, industry and the airport are some of the local features that contribute to our unique location and special character.

Tahunanui Primary School is a decile 4 school with a diverse cultural makeup reflecting our local community.

2018 Term Dates



“Our school is founded on a tradition of high expectations, collaboration, and the striving for continuous improvement”



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Tel: (03) 548-6167
Fax: (03) 548-6761
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69 Muritai Street
Nelson 7011