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New farm-based school gets consents

The Motueka Rudolf Steiner School community are celebrating a milestone for their project to build a new farm-based school.  The necessary resource consents were granted by the Tasman District Council in June 2017.  Securing an ideal site and getting the necessary consents were seen as the biggest hurdles for the project.  “Without the farm and… Read more »

Students Acknowledge Donors

Motueka Rudolf Steiner School students have shown their appreciation to the many generous donors who have helped enable the school to purchase 13.6ha of picturesque farmland near Motueka. Trees were planted on the farm last August via working bees attended by the students and the wider school community, a vibrant network of school families and… Read more »

Farm master plan

It is a rare and exciting opportunity for a school community to design its future school, and even more unique that it will be a farm-based school.  The design and planning of the new campus started in February 2015 and came together into a master plan in August 2016. Nineteen months of meetings, research and… Read more »

Spring Fair 2016

The best, the biggest and most successful Spring Fair.  Once again the school community excelled.  Well done everyone and thanks to everyone who joined us on the day.  Here are the photos.  

Part-time Handwork Teacher Vacancy

We are seeking a handwork teacher to work approximately 10 hours per week. You must have a passion to teach soft material handwork to children 6–13. Experience of Waldorf Pedagogy preferred. For more information contact or an application pack please contact Lis McCracken on 03 929 8651 or 03 528 0246 or e-mail office@motueka.steiner.school.nz. Applications close… Read more »

Farewell Pioneer Hall

For 33 years Pioneer Hall has been the venue for early childhood Steiner Education in the Motueka area.  After the kindergarten relocated to Wallace Street, the hall continued to serve us as a playgroup venue.  The playgroup has now also moved to Wallace Street so the time came to say goodbye. Former parents and students… Read more »

What others are saying

Sowing the Seeds of Education is the headline on a recent article on the Pure Advantage website.   Pure Advantage is an influential not-for-profit that investigates and promotes green growth in New Zealand. The article concludes that MRSS is setting the foundation for what could be the future blueprint in New Zealand education. High praise indeed…. Read more »

Congratulations to graduates and past students

Graduates and past students of Motueka Rudolf Steiner School collected many high school awards for 2015, and achieved some impressive NCEA results.  Most graduates from MRSS go on to Motueka High School.  MRSS is one of the smallest primary schools feeding into Motueka High School so the list of top prizes is all the more… Read more »