KAIPAKI SCHOOL - Bringing Learning to Life - 687 Kaipaki Road, RD 1, Ohaupo - Phone 07 823 6653 - Fax 07 823 6625 - Email office@kaipaki.school.nz

Out of Zone Applications


Thank you for your expression of interest in enrolling your child at Kaipaki School. 

We are very proud of who we are, our rural values and the education opportunities we offer our students. 

Due to the ongoing success of Kaipaki School, enrolment continues to be  governed by an enrolment scheme. 

This year there are three enrolment periods, with the first enrolment period from 9th  October 2023 to 12th April 2024.

The board has determined that up to 10 places for Year 0/1 students, up to 6 places for Year 2-4 and up to 4 places for Year 5-7 are likely to be available for out-of-zone students in the first enrolment period. The exact number of places will depend on the number of applications received from students who live within the school’s home zone.

For students seeking enrolment within the first enrolment period, the deadline for receipt of applications for out-of-zone places is Monday 18th September 2023. If the number of out-of-zone applications exceeds the number of places available, students will be selected by ballot. If a ballot is required, it will be held on Wednesday 20th September 2023. Parents will be informed of the outcome of the ballot within three school days of the ballot being held.

Details of the second enrolment period are:

Monday 29th April 2024 to Friday 5th July 2024

Deadline for receipt of applications: Thursday 28th March 2024

Date of ballot: Wednesday 3rd April 2024

Details of the third enrolment period are: 


The board invites your application for an out-of-zone placement. If you would like to express interest in enrolling at Kaipaki please complete our online enrolment form.

Kaipaki School looks forwards to the possibility of starting a partnership with you and your child. 

Please feel free to contact us for more information or with any questions. 

Yours sincerely 


Kim Budd


Kaipaki School