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Reach Values

Our values make the acronym REACH and include Respect, Excellence, Aroha, Courage and Honesty. We pride ourselves on these and aim to live by them everyday.

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We are a Positive Behaviour for Learning School. PB4L is all about teaching children the right behaviour. Just like any other subject.

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Welcome to Ashley Rakahuri School

Kia ora tātou katoa
Welcome to Ashley Rakahuri School. We are a semi rural full primary school located 5kms north of Rangiora in the Waimakariri District and we cater for approximately 170 students.  We are extremely proud of our school and invite you to come in and learn more about our values and how we do things here.
Please contact us if you have any questions.  We would love to hear from you.
Linda Horne

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Upcoming Events

  • Term 3 Ends
    September 30 - October 31
    Ashley Rakahuri School 4 Boundary Road
    Christchurch, 7477 New Zealand
  • Term 4 Starts
    October 17
    Ashley Rakahuri School 4 Boundary Road
    Christchurch, 7477 New Zealand

Our Curriculum

Ashley Rakahuri School places a priority on the foundation skills of literacy and numeracy. It recognises the place of regular physical activity to aid a child's development.

Mathematics & Statistics

Students explore Math’s patterns & apply them to everyday life.


Students learn to explore & enjoy visual, oral & written language.


Students learn how Science works in with the Natural & Physical world.

Health & Physical Education

Students will learn about their own physical health & other people in society.


Student’s will learn Innovation & Critical Thinking.

Social Sciences

Learning about how societies work and how people can participate within them.

What The Parents Say

What The Kids Say


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Latest News

Ashley Rakahuri School
Ashley Rakahuri School is feeling sad.
I was so sad to come to school this morning and see that people have deemed it okay to vandalise our school. Please keep an eye out if you are going past as we work hard for everything we have.
Ashley Rakahuri School
Ashley Rakahuri School
Due to Ashley Rugby junior break up and long weekend we are postponing the working bee planned for Sunday until next term.
Ashley Rakahuri School
Ashley Rakahuri School
These tamariki had their very first performance at the North Canterbury Kapa Haka Festival tonight. They were tumeke!!! Special thanks to Matua Maaka, Matua Norm, Whaea Bonnie and Mrs Standen for all the mahi with this great group. Ka rawe tamariki ma!!!
Ashley Rakahuri School
Ashley Rakahuri School
The fun and learning keeps on happening here at our beautiful kura with the team from Wood is Good, Rayonair and Steve Murphy Transport coming to teach us about forestry and safety around logging trucks.
Ashley Rakahuri School
Ashley Rakahuri School
This looks like an exciting opportunity for the children. If you are keen for your child to have a go at the competition head down to Kaiapoi ITM to get a kit for them. Would love to see some of the finished products if you do join up.