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


ALL DoE students please attend a meeting at lunchtime on Wednesday.
- Wednesday 22nd November, 2017 (CHK)
From thursday morning the G2 gym our side of gym is out till next Monday as the floor is being sanded and re-coated so NO one will have access to gym. If need to get to PE Office they must come through GC entrance and PE will be in GC or outside
- Tuesday 21st November, 2017 (MRN)
Very important meeting in D1 at lunchtime today for the 4 junior theatresports players in the team competing this Sun!
- Tuesday 21st November, 2017 (GRJ)

General Notices

The babysitting course is almost full but a few places are still available on the free one day babysitting course in week 7. This is a great chance to get a certificate in baby sitting skills and market yourself. Email mr stewart or drop off a paragraph (to careers) with your full name and why you want tot take the course. Must be in asap.
Reminder that this week is the last week for Monday/ Wednesday Sport - please make sure you let the teacher in charge of your team or Kirsten in the Sports office if you can not attend due to camp.
Wednesday - 4 square and 3 x 3 Basketball ( by Dance studio)
Friday - Ultimate Frisbee out on field
The Yr10 Leadership students please make sure your activities are ready for next Wednesday's (29th) trip to Casebrook


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