Tuvalu Language Week and Chinese Language Week Celebrations (18/9/23 - 22/9/23) .......School closes on Friday 22 September 2023

Our school site is safe and we are excited to have your child back at school.... School is will be opened Monday to Friday .......from Monday 17 July 2023 @ 9:00am

Principal's Welcome

​​​​​​​Kia Ora, Malo Ni, Kia Orana, Talofa Lava, Talofa, Malo e Lelei, Fakaalofa Lahi Atu, Bula Vinaka, Faiakse'ea, Namaste, Ni Hao, Mauri, Xin Chao, Sa Wat Dee, Jumreap Sooa, Akwaaba, Choum reap sor, Kumusta, Vanakkan ...

Rowandale School is a Decile 1A, U7 multi-cultural school in the heart of Manurewa, Auckland, New Zealand. Our school roll continues to grow and currently we have 630 students. We celebrate all cultures at our school and our Vision is “We Grow Our People - Whakatipū o matou tangata".  

Our Mission is "We grow our people through Aroha and PRIDE as we Empower, Encourage, Engage each other along our path to Personal Excellence"

Our values which form our Rowandale PRIDE - Participation, Respect, Integrity, Determination and Empathy - reflect our focus on helping students to reach their potential in their learning and within themselves.​​​​​​​

We welcome new students and their families with open arms, please feel free to come and visit us at our school office.

Mr Karl Vasau JP


Principal's Blog

School Term Dates for 2023


                   END DATE                        

TERM 1 (10 weeks)              Wednesday 1 February  2023  (7 February 2023)             Thursday 6 April 2023Waitangi Day
TERM 2 (10 weeks) Monday 24 April 2023 Friday 30 June 2023Kings Birthday, ANZAC Day
TERM 3 (10 weeks) Monday 17 July 2023 Friday 22 September 2023
TERM 4 (10 weeks) Monday 9 October 2023 Friday 15 December 2023 Labour Day


Dear Parent and Caregivers:​​​​​​​

If you have any Health concerns for your child please contact:

Joanne Eyre on 0223021036.


Term 3

11/09/23 - 15/09/23: Māori Language Week 

4/09/23 - 8/09/23: Tongan Language Week 

25/08/23: Daffodil Day - Gold Coin Donation

19/07/23: Mātariki Ball Y1-3: 5 -6pm and Y4-6: 6:30-7:30

17/07/23: School reopens for students @ 9:00am

17/07 - 21/07: Mānawatia a Matariki Cleberations

25/07/23: Parent - Teacher Talanoa Ako 1:00 - 6:30pm

26/07/23: Parent Teacher Talanoa Ako 3:30 - 7:00pm




Is your child sick?

CALL US FREE on 0800 769 263