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Welcome to the Kimi Ora School website

Kimi Ora School is a special needs school that enrolls 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 and physiotherapy offered on site, on an ongoing basis, add an extra dimension to your child’s education.

Student Vacancies

Please click ‘About our School’ then ‘Enrolments’ for more information.

Staff Vacancies

There are currently no vacancies.

Thank you!

Kimi Ora School thanks the ‘Friends of Kimi Ora School Trust’ for their recent generous donation of $20,000.00.  These funds will be put towards the purchase of a School van in the near future……watch this space.


We need Volunteers – Can you help?

Our Satellite Unit based on the grounds of Evans Bay Intermediate,  are currently looking for volunteers who would be willing to come and work with our staff each Wednesday during term time, as they assist our students to access swimming programmes at the Kilbirnie Aquatic Centre and riding with RDA in Porirua.

Volunteers are required to undergo a Police Vetting check prior to joining us.

To register your interest, or for more information, please email admin@kimiora.school.nz

Relief Teacher Aides – We want you!

We are currently seeking interest from people who would like to join our list of  Teacher Aide Relievers to work for us on a casual as and when required basis at both our Naenae and Evans Bay sites.  If you have an interest in working with special needs students, please send us your CV and some information about yourself to admin@kimiora.school.nz.  All casual Teacher Aides are required to undergo a Police Vetting Check before commencing work with us.



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