Learning and knowledge "A life time experience" This great rural community at the northern end of Auckland city offers a range of schools, learning and training opportunities and all close to Gracefarm rural lifestyle estate
Good secondry school, Located at Wellsford 7 km south. Bus at gate to Gracefarmhttp://www.rodneycollege.school.nz
Wellsford School: Primary:
Tomarata Primary School: Popular rural school
Located in the area of Tomarata about 10 minutes east of Gracefarm: http://www.tomarata.school.nz
Photos,Tomarata school calf club day 15th Oct 2010
Full scale photos: Grace going with calf Junior calf group Supporters School sign Through gate
Living way Learning centre:
Christian School at Wellsford
Learn to swim:
500 meters from Gracefarm is a private, covered, heated swimming pool where the national "Learn to Swim" programe is run. The pool is also open for a variety of other aquatic activities. Used by the elderly and young alike for learning, rehab and recreation. You can find out more by contacting the owner and instructor, Karen Woolley (09)4239361
Mahurangi technical Institute.
Situated at Warkworth this technical institute provides world class learning in a lifestyle environment.
Warkworth is 20 minutes south of Gracefarm Park
Established in 1989, Mahurangi Technical Institute has evolved to become Rodney's largest Private Training Establishment. (Rodney was the district until 1st November 2010 when, togeter with Wellsford and the area up to and including Gracefarm became part of Auckland city)
Training is conducted in the popular, boutique town of Warkworth.
Warkworth is on the doorstep of Auckland, yet lies just far enough away to allow one to relax and unwind. This busy town offers the best in up-market shopping, cafes and bars, with surf and sandy beaches only minutes away.
Our friendly, approachable tutors come from a mix of professional and industry experience, bringing you up to date knowledge from their various specialty subjects.
We offer a variety of courses to launch or advance your career, providing you with skills and qualifications that are nationally and/or internationally recognised and industry approved. We specialise in maritime and aquaculture education, but also offer courses in hospitality, and automotive as well as our distance learning Certificate in Companion Animal Services.
Mahurangi Technical Institute will help with any accommodation needs of the student. We also have a student bus service and offer airport transfers for students.