Make the right move towards a better quality of life.
Comfort. Excitement. Beauty. Tranquility.
Nestled in the lower part of the North Island, Pahiatua offers all this and more.
Stretch out and enjoy the spacious land you'll call home. Feel secure knowing that your children are playing in a safe neighbourhood -- a community where everyone knows and respects each other. Appreciate the economical cost of living.
More and more Kiwis are now turning to rural towns for a better quality of life.
Affordable housing and a closer-knit neighbourhood with accessible facilities and amenities, along with scenic surroundings and excellent shopping, provide the means for a better, fuller lifestyle.
We offer a safe and vibrant community for all ages. Whether you are starting a family or looking to reconnect with nature, Pahiatua has everything you could want.
A place to enjoy. A place to raise your family. A place to retire.
This is Pahiatua.
LIVE AND LEARN: PAHIATUA SCHOOLS
The Pahiatua district is home to four reputable schools. No matter which school is right for your child, you can rest assured education and respect will be the focus.
Pahiatua Primary School
Close to the Main Street, Pahiatua Primary is dedicated to developing social and personal behaviours that will give children the skills to become valued citizens of the future.
Enrolment at Pahiatua Primary is for year 0-8 students. Find out more about Pahiatua Primary School here.
Opened in 1964, Hillcrest School believes in the strengthening and nurturing of mutually respectful relationships within the school community, whanau and other social groupings.
Committed to ongoing improvement, Hillcrest School delivers education based on the National Curriculum for year 0-8 students.
Find out more about Hillcrest School here.
As the school motto states, these educators are all about planting the seed to grow the child. By nurturing and taking care of the "seed", a child can learn and retain the right skills in life to become a capable and competent adult.
Balance School has been delivering primary education to year 0-8 students for over 125 years.
Find out more about Ballance School here.
Tararua College Pahiatua
Situated in Pahiatua township, Tararua College is a secondary school with over 300 students. Educators enhance learning through dynamic and responsive teaching programmes as they promote personal development and leadership.
Year 9-13 students have access to a wide range of studies including a vocational pathways programme. The School also has it's own farm where students study primary industries.
Find out more about Tararua College here.
Mangatainoka School is a full primary school located a short distance from Pahiatua and Woodville. It caters for students in Years 1 to 8. The school has over 57 students. The school was opened in 1889 and features a striking native mural designed by a local artist.
Find out more about Mangatainoka School here.
St. Anthony’s School is a state integrated Catholic school in the semi rural township of Pahiatua. It provides education for students from Years 1 to 8.
The special Catholic character and LIFE values of love, integrity, fortitude, and excellence are strongly evident and enacted in the day-to-day operation of the school.
The school enjoys positive levels of parent involvement and community support.
Find out more about Saint Anthony's School here.
A CLEAN BILL OF HEALTH: OUR MEDICAL CENTRE
Run by the Tararua PHO (Primary Health Organisation), your health is in good, capable hands.
Other services include:
INTERESTED IN JOINING THE PAHIATUA COMMUNITY?
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At a much more affordable cost, you can finally have the dream home you always wanted.
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