See below for our local education providers.  For Plunket please look under 'Services'.

Waitaki Valley School

Waitaki Valley School built in 2010, is situated in Kurow on Settlement Road on the site of the original Kurow Area School. 

The school campus comprises a state-of-the-art multi-purpose, 5 classroom school building.  This sits alongside the Kurow Community Library, the Centennial Gymnasium, the original home economics and woodwork rooms, the Community Swimming Pool and the original Art and Science block which now houses Community Education classes and the Waitaki Valley Preschool.

Phone (03) 436 0660 for more information

Waitaki Valley Preschool

Waitaki Valley Preschool Inc. is a community owned Early Childhood Education Centre located on Settlement Road in the grounds of the Waitaki Valley School.

We are open from 8.30am – 3.30pm and offer quality education and care for children aged 1 – 5 years in a fun, caring and supportive learning environment.

Children aged 3 – 5 qualify for the Government initiative of 20 Hours ECE.

We employ four qualified teachers alongside experienced support staff and welcome enquiries for enrolments.

For any enquiries please call in to the Centre at Settlement Road, phone 03 436 0999

Or email Gaye Schurgers - Send Email

Hakataramea Valley Mobile Kindy

Held at the  Waitaki Rod & Gun Club, Hayes Road, Hakataramea

Services the Hakataramea Valley and wider Kurow area. Sessions run Tuesdays 9am – 1pm and Thursdays 9am – 11.15am.

Come along and make the most of our wonderful teachers, resources and equipment. Also a great opportunity to meet some like-minded people.  New families are very welcome.

For further information please contact Juliet 03 436 0735.