adult community education

Adult and Community Education (ACE) programmes aim to provide life long learning opportunities within our rural community.

This includes our literacy and numeracy programmes, Te Reo language and a range of programmes where literacy is embedded.

Ruapehu REAP provides a range of ACE programmes to meet local needs. These programmes are cost recovery.

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Ruapehu REAP schools initiatives align with the following Government priorities:

  • Every child achieves literacy and numeracy levels that enable their success
  • Māori enjoying education success as Māori
  • Every young person has the skills and qualifications to contribute to their and New Zealand’s future

To get up to date information about our schools program or to make contact with our schools coordinator please email

C H E C K  O U T  O U R  P R E V I O U S  S C H O O L  E V E N T S


Kahurangi Dance Group performing in front of hundreds at Taihape Area School

Science in A Van

Emily and Alan Worman from Science in a Van working their magic on the students at St Josephs


Our awesome Kapa Haka Tutor Mere doing her thing with the students from Moawhango!

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early childhood education

REAP’s Early Childhood service encourages rural families to access early childhood education for their children. Where services are not available our early childhood educators will assist in their establishment and provide ongoing support.

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