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Education Opportunities

Masterton offers exceptional choice when it comes to education, from kindergarten to tertiary training and adult learning, there is a provider who can cater to your needs. 

Masterton also has a proud history of welcoming international students to study in our schools. 

Below is a directory of all education providers.



Hadlow PreSchool


Kahurangi All Day Kindergarten


Lansdowne Kindergarten


Masterton West Kindergarten


Solway/Manaia Kindergarten


Una William’s Kindergarten


Wairarapa Montessori Preschool


York Street Kindergarten


Douglas Park – Yr 1 to 6


Fernridge School – Yr 1 to 6


Hadlow Preparatory School – Yr 1 to 8


Lakeview School – Yr 1 to 6

Masterton Primary School – Yr 1 to 6

Masterton Intermediate – Yr 7 & 8


Mauriceville School – Yr 1 to 6


Opaki School – Yr 1 to 8


Solway School – Yr 1 to 6


St Patrick’s School – Yr 1 to 6


Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Wairarapa – Yr 1 to 15


Tinui School – Yr 1 to 8


Wainuioru School – Yr 1 to 8

Whareama School – Yr 1 to 8



Chanel College

Established in 1978, Chanel College is a co-educational Catholic school catering for year 7 to 13.


Makoura College

Makoura College is a state co-educational school for year 9 to 13.


Makoura college also facilitates the Teen Parent Unit which enables teen parents and pregnant teenagers, aged 19yrs or younger, to continue their education.



Rathkeale College

Rathkeale College is a state-integrated Anglican boys school for years 9 to 13. It is part of the Trinity Schools Trust which also includes Hadlow Primary and St Matthew’s Collegiate and has both boarding houses and day boys. The school becomes co-educational in years 12 and 13.


Solway College

Solway College is a state-integrated Presbyterian school for girls from Year 7 to Year 13. It is predominantly a boarding school with a limited number of day girl places.


St Matthew’s Collegiate

St Matthews Collegiate School is a state-integrated Anglican girl’s secondary school. They have day and boarding places for girls from Years 7 to 13 and are part of the Trinity Schools Trust.


Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Wairarapa 

Te Kura is a co-educational composite school that teaches in Te Reo Maori.


Wairarapa College

Wairarapa College is a state, co-educational school with boarding facilities and day students between year 9 and 13.


UCOL (Universal College of Learning)


Wairarapa REAP

REAP are an organisation that focuses on community development through education. They offer courses that vary from driving to Te Reo and more.

Literacy Aotearoa

Literacy Aotearoa Masterton is situated within REAP House Masterton and works with Adult learners 16 years and above with their learning needs.


Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

In Masterton, Te Wānanga offers finance and business training including a Certificate in Money Management, Certificate in Small Business Management and a Diploma in Small Business Management. These courses are all offered fee-free.

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