Our purpose-built technology facilities provide learning experiences in Food, Hard

Materials & Design technology. We also offer robotics classes for some schools.

Our students learn the correct processes in order to create a solution for an authentic

need. This process includes learning knowledge, researching, developing skills, being

creative and producing and evaluating the final outcome. Year 7 students attend the

Technology Centre one day per week for half a year and rotate around the three

technology rooms every six weeks. Students choose 2 out of the 3 options in Year 8.

We service the technology needs of other local primary schools, catering for over 400

Year 7 & 8 students from Waitakere, Huapai, Riverhead, Timatanga, Whenuapai and

Waimauku Schools. Our teaching staff have extensive knowledge in their specialist

areas, allowing them to offer students a depth of technology education that is engaging

and motivating. The workshops are well resourced and offer students access to a wide

range of materials. We are grateful that the Pinepac ITM group sponsorship of our

centre. This is an important relationship that benefits a number of students in the

Northwest region.

Check out the Ruru Website for more information. 


14 Cottle Road, Taupaki

RD2, Henderson


Phone: 09 8109855