At Parakai School, students have the opportunity to participate in a range of sporting activities.

Students can take part in team sports including netball, touch and rippa rugby.

In Term 4, both juniors and seniors have swimming lessons held at Parakai Pools.

School and interschool sporting competitions include swimming, triathlon, cross country and athletics.


We strongly encourage our students to join one of our school teams.

School and Interschool sports dates 2018

Season dates for touch, rippa and netball:

School, Kaipara and Norwest sporting competitions:


  • Cross Country

    School (Year 1-8): Date TBC
    Kaipara (Year 4-8): Date TBC
    Norwest (Year 4-8): Date TBC
    Auckland (Year 7&8): Date TBC

  • Athletics

    School (Year 1-8): Date TBC
    Kaipara (Year 4-8): Date TBC
    Norwest (Year 7&8): Date TBC
    Auckland (Year 7&8): Date TBC

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Further sporting opportunities

Students are strongly encouraged to take part in events such as:

Auckland Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

This is a chance for primary and intermediate aged kids to get involved in New Zealand’s biggest mud run series in a version tailored especially for them! The Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge will include many of the same amazing perks as the adult version, such as outstanding goodie bags, challenging obstacles, incredible venues, hot showers and spot prizes.

1.5km Course Option – For school years 3 – 4
3km Course Option – For school years 5 – 8

Event Date: Date TBC
Event Location: Location TBC

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