Otonga School - Te Kura o Tihiōtonga


Welcome to

Te Kura o Tihiōtonga

Otonga School

Mission  Statement 

United by the four winds, we grow stronger together.


Mā te kōtahitanga e ngā hau e whā, ka kaha whakatupu ngātahi tātau.



Developing our students to be confident, connected, actively involved lifelong learners.


  • We strive to do our best: what I know, what I am learning and what I need to do next

  • We act with curiosity: thinking skills, research and inquiry process, creativity and innovation, confident communicators

  • We grow as leaders: leadership and group roles, collaborator and active listener, problem solver, activator

  • We are global citizens: environmental awareness, fit and active, bicultural and multicultural, individuality and diversity

2023 School Year


Term 1:   Tuesday 31 January  -  Thursday 6 April

Term 2:   Monday  24 April   -  Friday 30 June

Term 3:  Monday 17 July - Friday 22 September

Term 4:  Monday 9 October - Wednesday 20 Dec  (TBC)


 Latest ERO report 2019 now available. 

We are really proud of the Letter_from_the_Minister_of_Education.pdf we received.



Apply here