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Spring Fair 2016


The best, the biggest and most successful Spring Fair.  Once again the school community excelled.  Well done everyone and thanks to everyone who joined us on the day.  Here are the photos.  

Class 3 & 4 Teacher 2017

We are looking for a teacher who has experience with Waldorf pedagogy, is committed to working collegially out of anthroposophy and is registered to teach or able to become registered. The appointed teacher would ideally be committed to taking the class to the completion of Class 7.  For more information contact or an application pack… Read more »

Motueka Rudolf Steiner Kindergarten Vacancy

Motueka Rudolf Steiner Kindergarten Vacancy We have a vacancy in our kindergarten for a 0.8 permanent kindergarten teacher to begin in February 2017.  We are a licensed and funded Education and Care Centre with children aged 3 – 6yrs.  The working week is 4 days. The centre operates on a full year basis being a… Read more »

Part-time Handwork Teacher Vacancy

We are seeking a handwork teacher to work approximately 10 hours per week. You must have a passion to teach soft material handwork to children 6–13. Experience of Waldorf Pedagogy preferred. For more information contact or an application pack please contact Lis McCracken on 03 929 8651 or 03 528 0246 or e-mail Applications close… Read more »

What others are saying


Sowing the Seeds of Education is the headline on a recent article on the Pure Advantage website.   Pure Advantage is an influential not-for-profit that investigates and promotes green growth in New Zealand. The article concludes that MRSS is setting the foundation for what could be the future blueprint in New Zealand education. High praise indeed…. Read more »

Congratulations to graduates and past students

Hayley, Rebecca and Abby holding their certificates and Livia's trophy.

Graduates and past students of Motueka Rudolf Steiner School collected many high school awards for 2015, and achieved some impressive NCEA results.  Most graduates from MRSS go on to Motueka High School.  MRSS is one of the smallest primary schools feeding into Motueka High School so the list of top prizes is all the more… Read more »

MRSS mid year report

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It is a pleasure to be reporting on a school that is in good heart and focused on what is in the best interest of the children. A year ago the picture was not as rosy with a declining roll and a looming financial problem. 2016 so far appears to be a year of growth… Read more »

Marae Visit

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The school and kindergarten combined for a visit to Te Awhina Marae in June. The visit was part of our Matariki celebrations, which follow through to Maori language week. We were a big group with all the children and strong support from Parents. Some of the kindergarten children obviously enjoyed being together with their older… Read more »

Class 1 2016 Teacher Vacancy


SITUATION VACANT CLASS 1 2016 TEACHER Motueka Rudolf Steiner School currently has around 60 students and runs composite classes. We have experienced sudden roll growth and are needing to recruit a new Class 1 teacher to begin as soon as possible. We are looking for a teacher who has experience with Waldorf pedagogy, is committed… Read more »