Mairehau High School

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Mairehau High School
Hills Road,
New Zealand
Coordinates 43°29′38″S 172°38′55″E / 43.4939°S 172.6486°E / -43.4939; 172.6486Coordinates: 43°29′38″S 172°38′55″E / 43.4939°S 172.6486°E / -43.4939; 172.6486
Type State Co-educational Secondary (years 9-13)
Motto Māori: Mairetia i te matauranga
Be fragrant with wisdom
Established 1961
Ministry of Education Institution no. 320
Principal Harry Romana
School roll 346[1] (February 2017)
Socio-economic decile 4K[2]

Mairehau High School is a school in Christchurch, New Zealand, taking its name from the suburb Mairehau. The school is located at the northeast end of the suburb, near to Shirley, thus forming a coeducational alternative to Shirley Boys' High School, and Avonside Girls' High School. Mairehau High School opened on February 1, 1961, having been constructed on the advice of the Department of Statistics (now Statistics New Zealand).


  1. ^ "Directory of Schools - as at 6 March 2017". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 10 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 

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