Apii Nikao

Apii Nikao


Marae 5 drama for Practical Inquiry. Presentation of our Inquiry after 4 weeks of block study. Mis Tafale's Group. Well done team.
Kia orana kōtou. Anoano au i te ‛akameitaki i te au puāpi‛i o te āpi‛i Nikao no te āriki‛anga mai i a matou ki tō kōtou ‛āpi‛i. Te aroa o te atua, meitaki maata e kia manuia.
Yr 4 n 5 Badminton
Badminton at Auditorium
Year 4 n 5 Badminton
Year 4 Boys Badminton
Visiting group from China with the Ambassador
Coming up next week Friday 20th!! Aere mai!!
Warming up...under 11 against Avarua..goodluck boys.
Hannah Ganivatu of Marae 2 ready for autism day 😎 Friday (5/4/2019) huge meitaki to aunty Ana Makara for her all her accessories 🤩

Avatea School and Nikao Maori School merged in 2015 and Apii Nikao was born. This was due to the arson attack on a block of Avatea classrooms in 2013.

Operating as usual

Thank you to everyone who came to support our children. May God bless you all. Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

Come and support our Year 8 students.

It was Kia Orana Day at Apii Nikao today. Part of today's program was creating craft from kikau fronds. Here, students from Years 5 & 6 made rings, glasses, bracelets/watches, balls, plates & propellers. They had so much fun this afternoon.

[07/26/20]   Its back to School for Term 3 on Monday 27th July for 10 weeks. Get ready for more learning

Back to school on Monday and our intermediate veges look ready to eat.

[07/11/20]   Tik Tok challenge and staff sport on Apii Nikao Tapere Sports Day.

Congratulations to all students who took part in the events today. What a lovely sunny day. Here is the results for today.
3rd Tepuka - Green team
2nd equal Turama Red & Pokoinu blue
1st Rangiura - Yellow WINNERS
Games are: batmintion, soocer, volleyball & Tag-a-war with bonus points 1 game for the teachers.

Tapere sports at Apii Nikao

What a way to do Art. Here at the Junior Division Mrs Nootai, Mrs Tou, Ms Tearea & Ms Tereora. This is how you do this and at the same time has a game. You have your class mate behind you and you standing in front of the board. Your friend with draw on the paper behind. You are to feel what they are drawing on your back and you are to draw this on the board in front of you.

Today Senior class Mr Manuela outdoor learning

Thank you to all parents who turned up.

Apii Nikao Literacy Parents Evening group discussion.

Warm down


ECE Gymnastics



Guest speakers at Apii Nikao with Tapere Tepuka meeting time 9-9.30pm. They are here to talk to our student year 1 - 8 about Road safety plus wearing a helmet on your bicycle or the motorbike been drop off and picked up from school. Kids were so excited to see our police offices in the school making a difference in tell them what they do. You wouldn't know one day these kids will be in there shoes to be a police office. Thank you to the Police Officers for coming to Apii Nikao

Some pictures of our Intermediate Parents Report Interview today. You not too late we will be finishing at 5pm today.

[06/11/20]   Intermediate (Yr4,5&6 only) Report Interview tomorrow Thursday 11th June from 1-5pm. The whole school finish at 12pm.

#Apii Nikao Juniors only report interview Year 1,2&3. Today 4th June 2020. Here are some pictures taken today. You not late the interviews up to 5pm close. A reminder next week we have the Intermediate only report interview Year 4,5&6 on Thursday 11th June from 1-5pm

More photos

Students of year 5 & 6 carrying out their practical lesson on procedures. Future chefs here cooking and making pancakes, French toast, bacon & eggs, egg sushi, bacon & egg sandwiches, scrambled eggs & quiche.

Year 5 & 6 getting tips on the importance of drinking water instead of sweet drinks by Rochelle. The students later took to the field for some skills on quick rip with 2 other coaches.

We would like to say thank you to Mrs Gaylene Mauheni who have been at Apii Nikao relieving in Marae 4 Year 5 & 6 where you will see pictures of swimming lessons and even cooking & making smoothies very sweet smoothies. Then she moved and relieved in Marae 5 Year 7 & 8 where pictures with the students and doing art work. Meitaki Maata

What a surprise, looking around the school and saw this class celebrating Archer Maui's 6th birthday at school. Happy birthday Arthur. May you have many more to come. Hip hip horay. 🎂😘🎊🍰🍰

Year 7&8 cooking class

Everyday we get to learn new things at school. Marae 3 class Year 2 & 3 learning from Mrs Tou.


Our Final Winner for the Treasure Hunt! 🎉🎉🎉

Congratulations JOY MARSTERS!!!

Joy is from the beautiful island of Palmerston. She is 9 years old and attends Apii Nikao.
Thank you so much for participating in the treasure hunt, it was an absolute pleasure to meet you at our office.

Thank you to everyone for participating we hope you all enjoyed it!

Groups in action

Groups in action

Students from Marae 4 making slushies, smoothies & milkshakes. They have been learning all about procedural writing. They wrote recipes on how to make these and had to follow the instuctions.
Did they follow the instructions though?
I don't think so. They had so much fun making these, drinking them and sharing some for their friends, teachers, our principal & secretary. They are the first class to use the 6 new blenders bought by the school.


Congratulations Genesis Pau-Vaetoru!! 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉

Genesis is our Winner for the first location of our Treasure Hunt. She is 7 years old and attends Apii Nikao.

CISNOC hopes you enjoy your new basketball and bag of goodies !!!! 😁😁😁

Don't worry if you missed out on yesterday's treasure hunt because we have another one coming out tomorrow morning so make sure you keep an eye out for the picture on our page for your chance to win an awesome prize!

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Warm down
Groups in action
Prefects 2020
Imene Choirs at Prefects investiture 2020




P. O. Box 52

General information

Apii Nikao is the product of Avatea School and Nikao Maori School since 2015.

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 14:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 14:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 14:00
Thursday 08:00 - 14:00
Friday 08:00 - 14:00
Other Nikao schools & colleges (show all)
Tereora College Tereora College
P.O. Box 107
Nikao, +682 23819

Tereora College was established in 1895 and is the National College of the Cook Islands for Year 9-13 students located in Nikao.

Te Kura Uira E-Learning Te Kura Uira E-Learning
[email protected]
Nikao, P.O.BOX 97

TKU eLearning is a program that support remote schools in the Pa Enua with Mathematics and English for the more senior students of Year 9-10

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