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About Us


Palmerston North Adventist Christian School (PNACS) provides a dynamic learning environment for children from Year 1 to Year 6.

Our academic, co-curricular and pastoral care programs pave the way forward to create excellent opportunities for all of our students.

We have created an environment where learning is stimulating, fun and challenging. There are endless opportunities to explore and participate, where students are happy, safe, valued and respected. If you are looking for a school that encourages personal excellence, nurtures growth and focuses on holistic education; a place where students don’t just attend, they belong... then look no further. Welcome to the Palmerston North Adventist Christian School.

Term Dates 2024

Term One:
Wednesday, 31 Jan to Friday, 12 April

Term Two:
Monday, 29 April to Friday, 5 July

Term Three:
Monday, 22 July to Friday, 27 Sep

Term Four:
Monday, 14 Oct to Tuesday, 17 Dec

School Calendar 2024


31 Jan Wed School Commences
2 Feb Fri School Picnic
6 Feb Tues Waitangi Day Holiday
15 Feb Tues Fish n’ Chip Evening
28 Feb Wed Parent-Teacher Interviews
22 Feb Thurs Board of Trustees Meeting @ 7pm
4-6 Mch Mon-Wed Year 4-6 Camp, El Rancho
22 Mch Fri Teacher Only Day
25 Mch Mon Athletics Day
29 Mch Fri - 2 Apr Tues Easter Holiday Weekend
4 Apr Thurs BoT Meeting @ 7pm
12 Apr Thurs Term 1 Ends @ 2pm


29 Apr Mon Term 2 Commences
6 May Mon School Photos
16 May Thurs BoT Meeting @ 7pm
23 May Thurs PNACS Cross Country
5 Jun Mon King’s Birthday Holiday
17 Jun - 4 Jul Production - Gobsmacked
20 Jun Thurs BoT Meeting @ 7pm
28 Jun Fri Matariki Holiday
5 Jul Fri Term 2 Ends @ 2pm


22 Jul Mon Term 3 Commences
22-24 Jul Life Education
31 Jul Wed Parent Interviews
8 Aug Thurs BoT Meeting @ 7pm
29 Aug Mon Family Games Night
12 Sept Thurs BoT meeting @ 7pm
27 Sept Fri Term 3 Ends @ 2pm


14 Oct Mon Term 4 Commences
28 Oct Mon Labour Day Holiday
29 Oct Tues TEACHER ONLY Day
31 Oct Thurs BoT Meeting @ 7pm
5 Dec Thurs BoT Meeting @ 7pm
12 Dec Wed PNACS Prizegiving
17 Dec Tue Term 4 Ends @ 1pm

A quick look at our School

Learning and Growing in God


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25 Snelson Street,
Palmerston North