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Resene School Services are designed to help you manage your school painting and decorating projects, and save you time and money, while minimising disruption to your school. Our services are free, so you can use us as much as you need, without worrying about the cost. We have assisted thousands of schools with their painting and decorating projects. Let us help you with yours.

School projects we have assisted with

See some of the projects we have assisted with – click on each project to learn more...

Block K – Rongomai School
Block K – Rongomai School

An exploration of linear patterns and geometry... more
Kelston Deaf Education Centre
Kelston Deaf Education Centre

The iconic crimson flowers of the Pohutukawa have been used as inspiration... more
Ara kahukura institute
Ara Kahukura

Ara Kahukura is centred around five client aspirations... more
Deans building Christchurch boys high
Deans Building
The Deans Building at Christchurch Boys High creates a wonderful visual experience... more
Puddleducks Nursery/Preschool and The Backyard Café
Puddleducks Nursery/Preschool and The Backyard Café

The exterior and interior palette was inspired by the landscape of Mt Taranaki... more
University of Otago School of Music and Theatre
University of Otago School of Music and Theatre

Each studio space has a colour scheme based on the feathers of native birds... more
Te Raekura Redcliffs School
Te Raekura Redcliffs School

The school's design reflects rich local history and cultural ties and is sympathetic to the coastal landscape... more
The University of Canterbury
The University of Canterbury

This colour scheme celebrates the robust New Zealand landscape, expressed through a vibrant palette... more
Hukanui Primary School 'Garden to Table' Enviroclassroom
Hukanui Primary School 'Garden to Table' Enviroclassroom

Introducing children to principles of sustainability... more
Shirley Boys' and Avonside Girls' High Schools
Shirley Boys' and Avonside Girls' High Schools

Colour enables each school to personalise their environment... more
Te Hohepa Kohanga Reo
Te Hohepa Kohanga Reo

Vivid colour combinations connected to each space are both functional and evocative for the children... more
Maru, Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington
Maru, Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington

The brief required a building to provide a transitional, flexible workspace... more
A colourful triplet
A colourful triplet

Colour provides opportunities for each school to personalise their own environment... more
Learning at the Point
Ready to play

Bringing colour and life, and a touch of nature into the learning environment ... more
Primary school design
A colourful triplet

Colour provides opportunities for each school to personalise their own environment... more
Flat bush primary school
Designing in triplicate

Colour provides opportunities for each school to personalise their own environment
... more
Little Wings Early Childhood Education Centre
Little Wings Early Childhood Education Centre

The approach to colour was to use a calm and sophisticated colour palette... more
Wellington Girls’ College
Wellington Girls’ College

The brief was to create a colour scheme for all buildings on site that would unify the campus... more
Victoria University Business School
Victoria University Business School

This project establishes a palette of materials, textures and colours that reference land and local flora... more
Christchurch Girls High School
Christchurch Girls High School

Acland House is a complex of boarding facilities. The centrepiece is the ‘Old House’ – a heritage listed home built in 1893... more
Totara School
Totara School
The brief was fun, bright and strong colours to bring a new life to their tired buildings... more
Ministry for Culture and Heritage Education Centre
Ministry for Culture and Heritage Education Centre
The building is the first purpose built crèche in New Zealand... more
Tarawera High School
Tarawera High School
Inspiration for the colour selection draws directly from the colours found in the local landscape... more
Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Ngati Kahungunu o Te Wairoa
Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Ngati Kahungunu o Te Wairoa

The vision was to create a fresh new centre of modern learning... more
Pedal power
Pedal power

The vision was to reactivate an existing site and turn it into an ‘activity hub’... more
Helensvale State High School
Helensvale State High School

An inspirational and playful school environment... more
Oakhill College Library
Oakhill College Library

The new library was to be contemporary and exciting to its young users... more
St Anne’s Catholic School
Manurewa
St Anne’s Catholic School

Colour was introduced to soften the severity of the buildings form... more
Christchurch Boys’ High School
Christchurch Boys’ High School

A juxtaposition between old and new in the headmaster’s office.... more
University of Otago Childcare Centre - Dunedin
University of Otago Childcare Centre

Inspired by the journey from the mountains to the sea... more
Waiariki Institute of Technology
Waiariki Institute of Technology

The association of timber with green hues mimics the harmony in nature... more
Massey University
Massey University

Colour is used with care to energise but not overpower the learning environment... more
Flat Bush School
Flat Bush School

Colour is used to reflect the history of the region bringing together the horticultural history and volcanic history... more
University of Auckland Vice Chancellor’s Suit
University of Auckland Vice Chancellor’s Suit

Colours were selected to complement the natural materials used... more
Chrysalis Early Childhood Centre - Avondale
Chrysalis Early Childhood Centre

A unique and innovative childcare centre that captures the cultural and spiritual values of the area... more
Wintec Engineering and Trades Training Facility
Wintec Engineering and Trades Training Facility

A vibrant, flexible and total learning environment ... more
Patricia Avenue School - Hamilton
Patricia Avenue School

The design needed to provide a supportive modern learning environment... more
Pukekohe North Primary School
Pukekohe North Primary School

A design which creates a sense of pride within the community... more
Freemans Bay School
Freemans Bay School

Rich and vibrant colours represent the diverse cultural community... more
Pirate ship playground
Pirate ship playground

There's nothing more that children like than a fun playground... more
Kahurangi School
Kahurangi School

The design creates buildings that provide a strong sense of its identity... more
Hobsonville Point Secondary School
Hobsonville Point Secondary School

A sophisticated palette of materials was used, which is visually stimulating... more

Piopio Primary School

Designing a colour scheme which would tie all the buildings together... more
Mother Duck Childcare
Mother Duck Childcare

This colourful, progressive building is unique in its use of colour... more
St Thomas of Canterbury
St Thomas of Canterbury

The classroom building was designed to be the school’s most prominent feature... more
WIT Recreation Centre
WIT Recreation Centre

The overall décor and colours reflect a basic clean functional aesthetic... more
Sacred Heart College
Sacred Heart College

This project provides Sacred Heart College with a Performing Arts Auditorium... more
Papakowhai School
Papakowhai School

With more children than space, four new classrooms were needed... more
Te Waka Unua School - Christchurch
Te Waka Unua School

A fast track modern learning environment classroom solution... more
Whenuapai Primary School  -  Auckland
Whenuapai Primary School

The aim of designing this building was to create a welcoming entrance... more
Epsom Normal Primary School  - Auckland
Epsom Normal Primary School
Conceptually, the idea was to create a forest of trees through which the sun... more
Kahukura Forum Seating - Prototype, Waimairi School - Christchurch
Kahukura Forum Seating - Prototype, Waimairi School

A degree of sophistication through colour choice, while retaining a sense of fun... more
Eltham College
Eltham College

Colour has been applied to create a bright, interactive and positive feel giving a sense of an energetic environment for learning... more
Massey University College of Creative Arts
Massey University College of Creative Arts

A robust yet vibrant character that is inspiring to work and teach in... more
Avondale College
Avondale College

Typically canteens are neutral in colour, but not this one. The overall look is impactful and uplifting... more
Avonhead School Learning Centre
Avonhead School Learning Centre

The main purpose was to create a stimulating and accessible learning environment... more
Manukau Campus, AUT
Manukau Campus, AUT

A refurbishment of an existing commercial building into vibrant teaching spaces... more
Albany Senior High School
Albany Senior High School

Colour is central to all aspects of Albany Senior High School... more
Robina Community Performing Arts Centre
Robina Community Performing Arts Centre

Creating something unique... more
Recycled colour - Makespace
Recycled colour - Makespace

Materials normally discarded can be used to create inspiring spaces.... more
Resene TCA Awards Hamilton Junior High School
Hamilton Junior High School

Colour was used to affirm wayfinding, define spaces and stimulate the pupils... more
St Mary's College Gymnasium
St Mary's College Gymnasium

Colour animates and brings energy to selected spaces within the building... more
Clayton Park School
Clayton Park School

The shape of the building takes its inspiration from traditional Maori architecture... more
NZMA Sylvia Park
NZMA Sylvia Park

A lively non-institutional environment for the students and staff... more
Naenae Special Needs
Naenae Special Needs

An outward looking, stimulating environment... more
Carisbrook School
Carisbrook School

The colours themselves represent the three schools formed as one... more
Our Lady of the Rosary School
Our Lady of the Rosary School

The interior of the senior and middle classrooms needed their own identity... more
 Kereru Park Campus - Resene TCA Awards
Kereru Park Campus

A new building that would give the school a presence... more
Manukau Institute of  Technology
Manukau institute

A sophisticated colour palette that could stand the test of time... more
Auckland Girls Grammar i-centre
Auckland Girls Grammar

A striking circular patterned carpet tile to identify areas and add colour... more
Bell Block School library
Bell Block School

Colours in schools should be friendly and inviting... more
Whitireia
Whitireia

A focus on interconnected fully active learning environments... more
St Teresa's School
St Teresa's School

An inspiring and calming space which was able to be used out of school hours... more
Avonside Girls
Avonside Girls High School

The bright colours were deliberately chosen to stimulate the school... more
Porirua College Redevelopment
Porirua College redevelopment

The colour selection was largely influenced by the surrounding natural environment... more
Silverstream Kindergarten
Silverstream Kindergarten

Using colour as a driver of spatial organisation... more
 Whitireia Campus
Whitireia Campus

Whitireia required a vibrant and creative campus to showcase their new space... more
Maitai School Playground
Maitai School Playground

A colourful, tactile mural that depicted night and day... more
Kelston Deaf Education Centre
Kelston Deaf Education Centre Satellite Unit

The design was true to classic principles of elegance and simplicity... more
Amesbury School
Amesbury School

Colour is at the forefront of this new school.The interiors are designed around fun, engaging bright colours... more
Unitec Coca-Cola Expo
Unitec Coca-Cola Expo

It was important for the stand to have maximum impact and a highly engaging and tangible brand experience... more
Teaching and Research Laboratories
Teaching and Research Laboratories

Working from a cohesive palette of colours, a continuity between spaces is created, while still indicating separate zones... more
Media Design School, Auckland
Media Design School

Each floor level represents traditional colours used in graphics on the packaging of fireworks... more
Fergusson Intermediate School
Fergusson Intermediate School
The aim was to provide each new syndicate with an identity through colour... more
Avondale College
Avondale College

The colour selection is sympathetic to a traditional colour scheme of the forties... more
AUT AJ School of Education
AUT AJ School of Education

The new building is pivotal in the development of the future campus ... more
Te Kura Maori o Porirua Specialist Teaching Space
Te Kura Maori o Porirua

The playful colours used on the exterior of the new... more
Beachhaven Primary School Library upgrade
Beachhaven Primary School Library

The brief to us was to upgrade the existing library and create a vibrant building... more
Kimi Ora School
Kimi Ora School

Colour and tonal contrast of paints and other finishes play a very important role... more
Remarkables Primary School
Remarkables Primary School

External colours & materials are muted and natural to blend into the environment... more
AUT MD Building
AUT MD Building

Colour has been used in multiple ways throughout the building... more
St Pauls College classroom block refurbishment
St Pauls College

The colours and new landscaping open and invigorate the street frontage... more
Rotorua Girls
Rotorua Girls’ High School Childcare Trust

An inspiring, invigorating place in which to learn and create... more
Western Heights primary School
Western Heights Primary School
Bight vibrant colours has made for a happy learning environment... more
Flanshaw Road Primary School
Flanshaw Road Primary School

The exterior colours came to life using the more saturated colour, Resene Rob Roy... more
Whangarei Girls High School
Whangarei Girls High School

A modern, spacious and multi-use facility provides a new focal point... more
One Tree Point Primary School
One Tree Point Primary School

The colour has become a school favourite as it sets this building apart... more
Tikipunga Primary School
Tikipunga Primary School

The colour scheme was intended to evoke a vibrant and colourful atmosphere... more
Cashmere Primary School Epicentre
Cashmere Primary School Epicentre

The new building became the focal point of the school... more
Te Kura Kuapapa Maori o Taumarere
Te Kura Kuapapa Maori o Taumarere

A new school that would symbolise traditions, history, and future aspirations... more
Western Springs College
Western Springs College

The architect’s brief was to emphasise the identity of each classroom... more
Gore Kids Hub
Gore Kids Hub

Three groups in one building - Playcentre, a toy library and a parent centre... more
Huntly College
Huntly College

The recent repaint has enhanced the external environment providing striking colour... more
Kenderdine Preschool
Kenderdine Preschool

Parents and children now have something new to smile about... more

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