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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.


Staff Vacancies

We currently have no staff vacancies.

Student Vacancies

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

Exciting Professional Development Opportunity - 2 April 2015

Mark your Calendars Now!

Calling all Teachers, Specialist Teachers, SENCOs, RTLBs, Speech Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Support Staff,  Parents and others who work with developmental disabilities or early literacy skills.

We are excited to offer a workshop entitled ‘Comprehensive Literacy Instruction for Children with Complex Communication and Learning Needs’ presented by Sally Clendon PHD which will be held at Kimi Ora School in Naenae on Thursday 2 April 2015 between 9am-3pm.

Please see below, flyer and registration form – we hope to see you there!

Sally Clendon flyer 2015

Registration form Sally Clendon 2015


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