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About Us


Kuranui College was established in 1960 to meet the needs of secondary students from four local towns: Greytown, Featherston, Carterton and Martinborough. Kuranui translated from Te Reo Maori means “big school”.

With the daily commute to the city no longer seen as a barrier to living in the area, the South Wairarapa is fast becoming a place of choice when relocating from Wellington.

Kuranui College is in an excellent position as the South Wairarapa’s only provider of secondary education and is experiencing a steady rise in enrolments and a shift in student demographics in line with the increase in professionals living in the region.

To find out more, see what a day in the life of Kuranui looks like or download a copy of our prospectus.

Download Kuranui Prospectus