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OUR HISTORY

1913 Awakeri School opened, called Otarere School

1914 - 18 World War 1

1917 School renamed Awakeri

1920 Whakatane High School opened

1923 Awakeri Butter Factory moved to Edgecumbe

1928 Electricity installed at school

1930s Ag Days started

1933 School destroyed by fire

1937 First school bus

1939-45 World War 2

1949 First school speech contest

1954 Awakeri School swimming pool built

1955 Awakeri Memorial Hall built

1962 Edgecumbe College opened

1963 Awakeri School turned 50

1973 Trident High School opened

1979 Awakeri Soccer Club started

1987 Edgecumbe Earthquake, first school production

1997 School kapa haka started

2001 First School Website

2002 Awakeri Events Centre started being used. School's first computer suite.

2012 Awakeri School crowned World Champions Kids Literature Quiz

2013 Awakeri School turned 100 years old!!


Awakeri School - 1932

Awakeri Store

1967 Awakeri Prefects

Vic Allen School Bus

Midget Basketball Team 1968

"Kia Toa, Kia Manawanui"