Aorangi School

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Aorangi School
Colwyn Street, Bryndwr, Christchurch
Coordinates 43°30′22″S 172°35′42″E / 43.50600°S 172.59500°E / -43.50600; 172.59500Coordinates: 43°30′22″S 172°35′42″E / 43.50600°S 172.59500°E / -43.50600; 172.59500
Type State non-integrated co-educational contributing primary school
Ministry of Education Institution no. 3278
Principal Stephanie Thompson
School roll 87[1]
Socio-economic decile 3

Aorangi School was located in the suburb of Bryndwr in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. The school was closed by the government on 27 January 2010.[2][3]

About 40 of the former Aorangi School students transferred to Burnside Primary School.[3] The last principal was Stephanie Thompson.[4] The school's roll before closure was 87.[1]

Prime Minister John Key was a student at Aorangi.

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  1. ^ a b[permanent dead link] Te Kete Ipurangi information on Aorangi School
  2. ^[permanent dead link] Press article on school closure, 22 December 2009
  3. ^ a b Law, Tina (28 January 2010). "Aorangi students swell Burnside's muster". Christchurch: The Press. Retrieved 28 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-08-28. Retrieved 2009-12-23.  Principal's address on the school's website - link now dead