Welcome to Waimate High School

Piki Mai, Kake Mai

Principal’s welcome


Waimate High school is a growing Year 7 – 13 school situated in the heart of South Canterbury with approximately 300 students. We serve a supportive, well-connected rural community.

Upcoming events


29 Apr3 May

29 Apr3 May
Recurs every 2 weeks

29 Apr

Start of Term 2

1 May

1pm-2.30pm Waimate Employment Expo - Seniors

2 May

Waitaha Youth Environment Conference

3 May

Relay for Life

Waimate High School

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Enroling at
Waimate High School

Waimate High School provides a supportive and inclusive learning environment for all students

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

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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. They are Respect, Responsibility, Resilience.

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