|Type||State non-integrated co-educational contributing primary school|
|Ministry of Education Institution no.||3278|
Aorangi School was located in the suburb of Bryndwr in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. The school was closed by the government on 27 January 2010.
About 40 of the former Aorangi School students transferred to Burnside Primary School.The last principal was Stephanie Thompson. The school's roll before closure was 87.
Prime Minister John Key was a student at Aorangi.
The University of Canterbury is New Zealand's second oldest university.
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