The school is made up of 6 well resourced classrooms, a teacher aide room, a purpose built library and access to the Community Hall which is adjacent to the school and used frequently. We also have a heated school pool (which we use daily over the warmer months) a fantastic playground and spacious grounds for the children's use.

Next door to the school is the Puahue Playcentre, a popular and run well Playcentre with 2 weekly sessions. If you require information about the Playcentre please phone 027 808 7308 or email


573 Puahue Road, RD1, Te Awamutu, 3879


07 872 1838

Principal Email:


Puahue School has a compulsory school and PE uniform. All uniform items are available at The Warehouse Te Awamutu.

The PE Uniform consists of the royal blue with black panels sports top and plain black shorts. The school uniform is a blue polo shirt, worn with either navy blue shorts, a skirt, a skort or long pants. A long sleeve polar fleece sweatshirt is also available for the colder months. Hats (also available at the Warehouse) are worn in Terms 1 and 4.

We like to maintain a high standard of uniform and would appreciate parents/caregivers adhering to the guidelines below to keep it fair for all.

  • Shoes should be plain black closed in shoes or plain black sandals.
  • Socks are to be plain black or navy blue.
  • Plain black or navy blue tights (full length) may be worn with winter uniform.  No leggings.
  • Plain black or navy blue thermal long sleeve tops may be worn under school polo shirts in the winter months.
  • Plain black or navy blue hair bands.
  • No jewellery or nail polish.
  • School sunhats are to be worn whilst outside in Terms 1 and 4.  They must be plain navy blue and can be either a bucket hat or a wide brim hat (no peaked caps).
  • Plain beanies (black or navy blue) may be worn to school and outside in terms 2 and 3 (but not in the classroom)


Students are issued with a stationery list at the end of each year for the following year. These stationery lists will also be made available on this website at the end of each year. All stationery requirements are available at Paper Plus in Te Awamutu. They are situated at 55 Arawata Street. You can also order online using their website To contact them directly phone
07 871 5257 or email

The best time to purchase your stationery is during their annual "Back to School" sale at the beginning of each year. That is the time to take advantage of the great pricing and specials!

2024 Stationery Lists:

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Room 4

Room 5

Room 6

Daily Timetable:

 8.55 - 9.50 Learning block one
9.50 - 10.00 Fitness and Healthy snack
10.00 - 11.00 Learning block two
11.00 - 11.20 Morning tea break
11.20 - 12.30 Learning block three
12.30 - 1.25 Lunch break
1.25 - 2.55 Learning block four