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Students Acknowledge Donors

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Motueka Rudolf Steiner School students have shown their appreciation to the many generous donors who have helped enable the school to purchase 13.6ha of picturesque farmland near Motueka. Trees were planted on the farm last August via working bees attended by the students and the wider school community, a vibrant network of school families and… Read more »

Farm master plan

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It is a rare and exciting opportunity for a school community to design its future school, and even more unique is the inclusion of a picturesque farm.  The design and planning of Farm School started in Feburary 2015 and came together into a master plan in August 2016. Nineteen months of meetings, research and observation… Read more »

Spring Fair 2016

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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

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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 office@motueka.steiner.school.nz. Applications close… Read more »

What others are saying

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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

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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 »