Papanui High School

International Student Experiences

"Our aim is simple... to provide the best education possible for every student"

Preparing students for their future2015 11 13 Jeffsmith

We are making a difference for our students and they are doing incredibly well. The school has worked hard to consolidate recent initiatives to ensure sustained and continuous improvement.

We look forward to welcoming all prospective students and their families/whanau to visit our school.

Read more from our Principal Jeff Smith.




Recent News

Todays Notices


Friday night competition will be held at Bishopdale YMCA. Please meet email [email protected] or see Mrs Hanlon to confirm you want to play this term. Please pick up a permission slip from Kirsten if you have not already completed one. This competition lasts all term (8 weeks) and seniors are welcome to play once on exam leave. A great chance to get out and play some sport with no exams the next day!
- Friday 18th October, 2019 (HNS)
Service Council Meeting this Friday be there or be square. :) Agenda items to Mrs R please.
- Friday 18th October, 2019 (RBR)
The Papanui rock climbing club is putting out an open invite to all students!

Monday the 21st, week 2, the PYDT will be putting on Pizzas and our rock climbing instructor has volunteered her time for free rock climbing all afternoon.

Come along, bring a friend, any level of skill is welcome, corner of Harewood and Papanui Rd.

Any questions ask Mr Guy (Gya) or Ms Hill (Hlk)
- Monday 21st October, 2019 (GYA)

General Notices

Kicks off this week so please make sure you are aware of the draw and bring all your gear and permission slips to be able to participate.
Starts today - come and join in the fun out on the school fields from 2:45pm - all welcome and free to attend!!!


To install the App on your device you need to search for "Kamar" in the Android Playstore or the Apple App store.


  1. Download the Application
  2. Install
  3. Open and click on Settings
  4. Enter the server address:
  5. Username is your normal Kamar username
  6. Password is your normal Kamar password