Tuakau is in the enviable position of being able to cater for children of all ages, from New Entrant all the way through to Secondary Year 13 and all without having to take a bus ride !
Tuakau has two state primary schools within the village boundary, both of which take children from Year 0 to Year 6. They are;
The rural Harrisville Primary School along the top end of Harrisville Road
202 Harrisville Road, Tuakau, 2121, Ph; 09 236 8765. Harrisville School website
Above; Harrisville School entrance under a canopy of Pohutukawa trees that look absolutely fabulous come summer.
The village based Tuakau Primary School which is located on School Road in Tuakau.
School Road, Tuakau, 2121 Ph; 09 236 8105 Fax; 236 8022 Text; 027 260 7432 Tuakau School website
Above; Tuakau Primary School entrance gate
Tuakau is able to provide three options for your secondary education. They are;
Our local secondary school, Tuakau College is a fine country school that has gained for itself an enviable reputation as a school of academic achievement. Daily buses come in from outside of the district. The college takes children from Year 7 through to Year 13.
Elizabeth Street, Tuakau PO Box 102, Tuakau 2342, New Zealand Phone; 0064 (0)9 236 8521
Fax; 0064 (0)9 236 8522 Tuakau College website
The front gates of Tuakau College.
Over the river and up into the hills you will find the Onewhero Area School, which IS a bus ride, another rural school catering to the students of Tuakau. This school educates students from Year 1 through to Year 13.
29 Hall Road, Onewhero RD2, Tuakau 2697 New Zealand. Phone (09) 232-8866 Onewhero Area School website
Above; An aerial shot of the Onewhero Area School
For those parents seeking private education, Tuakau can offer that as well with the Eden Christian Academy, a non-denominational school that is located within the grounds of the historic La Valla Estate on Dominion Road. The academy has allied itself with the Cambridge International Examanation system and this has set it on the road to success as a school of choice for those seeking such an education for their children. Eden Christian Academy takes students from Year 1 through to Year 13
Eden Christian Academy, La Valla Estate, 131 Dominon Road, Tuakau, 2121 Ph 09 237 8228
Fax; 09 237 8229 Eden Christian Academy website
Eden Christian Academy is located within the grounds of the historic La Valla Estate.