Hikurangi is a small rural town 15 kilometres from Whangarei in sunny Northland. In the past Hikurangi has had thriving timber, coal mining and dairying industries. 

In 1883 Hikurangi School opened on View Road with eleven pupils. 

In the 1920ʼs, with the roll hovering around 120, a new school was built on the present site on Valley Rd. 

Today, 135 years on, Hikurangi School caters for around 220 students from years 0 to 8.