Whakatakapokai is Kingslea School’s site based at the care and protection residence in Manurewa, South Auckland.

PLEASE NOTE: Kingslea School will not be operating at this site until Term 1 2018


Catering for up to 20 young people aged 10 to 16 (mixed gender) residence which was opened in July 2006.

The team at Whakatakapokai have a ratio of one teacher to five students and deliver a learning programme that is tailored to meet the specific learning needs and interests of each young person. There is a strong focus on literacy and numeracy and all aspects of the programme are trauma-informed.


Assistant Principal:

To be appointed

To be confirmed

400 Weymouth Road,
Manurewa, Auckland



021 1735 876
PO Box 68, Rolleston 7643