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Welcome to the Kimi Ora School website

Kimi Ora School is a special needs school that enrols students from the Wellington region. It is a school that caters for a diverse range of students aged from five to twenty one years of age with high and very high complex special needs.  Kimi Ora means “seeking well being in health” or “to be made whole.” Our school offers an holistic approach to education, working with the family we aim to achieve the best for your child. The therapies of speech language therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and music therapy offered on site, on an ongoing basis, add an extra dimension to your child’s education.  Our enrolment and information documentation is available in Te Reo and other languages as required. 

Check out our latest ERO Report here: Kimi Ora School ERO Report August 2018

2019 Board of Trustee elections

 In May nominations will be called to become members of our Board of Trustees. Key dates are as follows.

 By Friday 10th May                Nomination forms will be posted to all persons on the school’s caregiver roll.

 Friday 24th May                      NOMINATIONS CLOSE – 24th May at noon. An election will then be held if the number of nominations exceed vacancies. For our school, the number of vacancies is 6.

Wednesday 29th May           Voting papers will be sent by post to all on the school caregiver roll.

Friday 7th June                       Voting closes at 12 noon.

Thursday 13th June               Votes are counted, and our school advised of the results.

Friday 14th June                      New Board takes office


We look forward to all our parents/ caregivers being involved in the process.



100 Walters Street, Naenae, 04 567 5834
Evans Bay:
14 Kemp St, Kilbirnie, 04 387 9301