12 December 2023: PRIZE GIVING TEAM AROHA (Y1 & 2) 9:30 - 10:45 am, 12 December 2023: PRIZE GIVING TEAM TUMANAKO (Y3 & 4) 11:00 - 12:45 pm and 13 December 2023: PRIZE GIVING TEAM WHAKAPONO (Y 5 & 6) 9:30 - 11:30am.... The Y6 Graduation Ceremony will happen immediately after the Y5 & 6 Prize Giving.

Our school site is safe and we are excited to have your child back at school.... School is opened Monday to Friday @ 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 4

24/11/23: Team Whakapono (Y5 and 6) Prize Giving 9:30 am followed by Y 6 Graduation

12/12/23: Team Tumanako (Y3 and 4) Prize Giving 11:00 am

12/12/23: Team Aroha (Y1 and 2) Prize Giving 9:30am

24/11/23: Teacher Only Day - School Closed

7 - 9/11/23: CM Games @ Bruce Pullman Park

14/10/23: NZ General Elections Polling @ school

9 - 13/10/23: Fijian Langauge Week

9/10/23: School reopens @ 9:00am




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