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


Tuesday 29th May - Our Senior boys team has its first home game of the McDonalds Thompson Trophy - versus Ashburton College. 7.30 pm in the school gym. Come along and support the Nui!
- Thursday 24th May, 2018 (HPG)
All year 9 and 10 boys who wish to trial for the Year 9/10 Tournament team, playing in the South Island Tournament in Nelson in term 3 - trials are on next week 29th May 2.45 pm start. Depending on turnout, we may need to have additional trials to select a squad.
- Thursday 24th May, 2018 (HPG)
Very quick meeting at Interval J11 today please
- Monday 28th May, 2018 (KNH)
Looking to put together editing and design teams to help with the school magazine this year. Great portfolio addition for designers! Editors get to see their work in print! If you are a strong designer or writer, please come along!
- Thursday 31st May, 2018 (SMM)

General Notices

Boys - 4pm Nunweek 3
Girls - 5pm Nunweek 3
If a student has lost a pair of rugby boots please see Kirsten in the Sports office with a discription to see if they are yours.


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