Rumaki enrolments for 2023 are now closed.

Pasadena Intermediate School offers a Rumaki (Level 1 total immersion Māori) with up to 40 students who learn through Māori philosophy and a Māori context.

While offering a full immersion Māori programme, students also have access to English medium classes where they will learn Reading and Writing have access to our specialist teachers and are able to participate in our sporting, cultural and gifted and talented programmes. 

Waitītko Rumaki operates 2 classrooms of Level 1 full immersion students. 

The Principal in consultation with the Board of Trustees will decide on the number of students who can enrol each year. The number of places we have available in 2022, is 27.
All applicants will be interviewed by the Rumaki teacher to assess their Māori proficiency.

Because this school operates the Rumaki as a special programme, the Board of Trustees has put criteria for enrolment in place, this can be found on our Rumaki Enrolment page.

Education Review Office (ERO) Report

December 2017

The Education Review Office gave Pasadena Intermediate School an outstanding report following its most recent assessment visit. It noted that School data shows students achieving well in National Standards.

Read the full report


Jonathan Hughes

Students at Pasadena always come first. In our learning environment students will learn, grow and develop socially, intellectually and culturally over the two years they are with us. We pride ourselves on providing an innovative and holistic education where personal excellence is achieved.

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