Our children are resilient, innovative, contributing, thinkers and communicators. They are passionate learners and understand their strengths; and how what they do makes a difference to the world. They constantly raise the bar. Our educators are inspirational, innovative and diverse. We ask them to spark and inspire our Learners. Tai Tapu is one of the oldest primary schools in Canterbury and dates back to 1876.  We are proud of a long tradition of country education, which combines the benefits of a rural position with all the opportunities of current educational practice... read more

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Life Saving Achievement

On Saturday night the Canterbury Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence were held. At these awards...

Swimming Achievements

Last term we had five students swimming in the Canterbury Swimming Zones at Rolleston Pool. To ge...

An Outing to Tai Tapu Bush

Pikorua and Porowhita students headed to our local TaiTapu Bush area to continue our guardianship...

Phone: (03) 329 6796   |   Fax: (03) 329 6193   |   Email: info@taitapu.school.nz  |  Mail address : C/- Postal centre, Tai Tapu, Christchurch   |   Location: Cnr Main Akaroa Highway and School Road, Tai Tapu, Christchurch