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Welcome to our school website!    Greendale School Kānuka Ruruhau is a primary school catering for students from New Entrants/Year 1 to Year 6.   We are located 13 kms from Darfield and 50 kms west of Christchurch.   Greendale School thrives in a strong and supportive family and community atmosphere.   We have a positive school culture and family-feel to our small, rural school.   We have a strong emphasis on building students' self-esteem and well-being.    Our one school block contains three spacious classrooms, a modern breakout teaching space, well-resourced library, staffroom, office, resource room and teacher aide learning space.    Outdoors you will find our indoor, covered and heated swimming pool, two adventure playgrounds, paved netball court/tennis court, sports shed, a large grassed area and caretaker’s sheds. Read more »

Latest news


Naming of Classrooms

On Thursday last week we welcomed Darnalle McLean-Smith & Dianne Collier from Ngai Tahu and D...

Principal's comment: 4 May 2018

I hope all families managed some quality family time with rest and relaxation over the holiday...

Anzac Day

Lest we forget... Greendale School was part of the ANZAC ceremony held at Greendale Domain. The c...

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