Welcome to Waimate High School

Piki Mai, Kake Mai

Principal’s welcome


Waimate High school is a Year 7 – 13 school situated in the heart of South Canterbury with approximately 270 students.  We serve a supportive, well-connected rural community.

Upcoming events


20 Mar – 24 Mar

20 Mar – 24 Mar
Recurs every 2 weeks

24 Mar

Rocky Shore Bio Trip

27 Mar – 2 Apr

Aoraki Sport Week & National Summer Tournament Week

27 Mar – 31 Mar


27 Mar – 28 Mar

Year 7 Camp - Gunns Bush

Waimate High School

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Waimate High School

Waimate High School is Safe and supportive learning environment for all students

We offer range of challenging learning programmes, sporting and cultural activities.

Waimate High School enrolments are controlled by an enrolment zone. Click here for enrolment information.

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The Waimate Way

Our values are deeply held beliefs about what is important and desirable for our young people. These values underpin everything we do at Waimate High School. Our students often refer to our values as the 3Rs. They are Respect, Responsibility, Real Honesty.

Waimate High School fully upholds and integrates the principles, values and key competencies of the New Zealand Curriculum.