The Ministry of Education sets the term dates for each year. Schools have the ability to choose their start dates. Depending on when they start and how many days they close for tuition will dictate their end date.

Next years start date will be set by the Board of Trustees before the end of Term 3 each year, contact Donovan Primary for further information.

For next years term dates, go to 


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Donovan Primary

200 Drury Lane

Invercargill 9810