Rangiatea Whakatane School for Young Parents

Rangiatea Whakatane School for Young Parents 

“He Kakano Ahau I Ruria Mai I Nga Rangiatea”
“I am a seed sown in the heavens of Rangiatea”


Who we are - Rangiatea is a newly established school catering to the educational needs of young parents in Whakatane and surrounds. The school is governed by Whakatane High School and works in partnership with Te Tohu o Te Ora o Ngati Awa.

Situated on the outskirts of Whakatane, student's have access to a wide range of health and social services to support their journey as young parents, with the mentoring of their teachers and peers. To empower young mother's by providing quality educational programs for lifelong learning


 Whakawhanaungatanga – relationships with others and whanau support

 Mana – self-value, respect and aspirations

Whainga– making the best of all opportunities, striving to achieve


What we offer -Rangiatea offers a wide variety of learning and life skills for our students to prepare them to achieve their future aspirations.

  • Education—NCEA Levels 1-3
  • Life Skills
  • Home crafts 
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • External courses—Drivers licenses, Antenatal classes, First Aid & Barista courses
  • Individual Learning Pathways

Who we work with - Counsellors, Family Start/ Tamariki Ora/ Plunket/ Nurses/ Early Childhood Education/ Midwives


Contact Details:


15 Golf Links Road, RD!

Whakatane 3191

PH: 07 929 5010