Announcement : 

“Hurihia to aroaro ki te ra, tukuna to ātārangi ki muri i a koe”   Turn and face the sun and let the shadows fall behind you


The Emmanuel Christian Board of Trustees have set the uniform requirements for the school and is managed by delegation to the Principal and parent representatives on the uniform committee:

General Appearance:

  • Pupils are required to be clean and tidy, and dressed in accordance with the school uniform.
  • All items of uniform should be clearly and securely named.


Shoulder length or longer must be tied back with either a blue, black or red hair tie or ribbon. Bold or unnatural colours / streaks in hair etc. are not permitted. Natural looking dyes or highlights are permitted.

Shaved heads are not permitted unless prior approval has been sought from the Principal.

Jewellery / adornments and makeup

One plain stud or sleeper (gold or silver) in each ear, a watch, a single necklace or pounamu are the only jewellery items that may be worn. Any studs or necklaces must be of a design compatible with the school’s special character. Bangles, rings, ankle bracelets and other items of jewellery or adornment are not permitted.

Makeup is not to be worn by students in Years 1-6. This includes nail polish (other than clear unseen nail polish).

Years 7-10 may wear skin coloured lipstick, skin coloured facial makeup etc., excessive make-up usage will result in the students being sent to the office for make-up removal. Nail polish (other than a clear unseen polish) is not to be worn.

Uniform May Be Purchased From

Our uniforms are supplied by Mainland Uniforms.  You can view and shop online at  You will find Emmanuel Christian School listed under the Primary Schools section (Year 1-6) and High Schools (Y7-10)  (on the left), here you will be able to purchase the correct uniform for all year groups.  These can also be purchased from their shop at 511 Wairakei Road

To buy and sell second-hand uniform join the parents group on Facebook: Emmanuel Christian School Chch NZ – Parents Group
The Blazer (Year 9 & 10) is ordered through the school Office

Mufti Days:

Attire is to be clean, tidy and modest. No logos or images inconsistent with the school’s special character should be visible.


  • Girls shoes are black leather style, T-bar, lace-up or velcro
  • Boys shoes are black leather style, lace-up or velcro
  • Roman Sandals are black leather style. These may be worn during summer terms 1 and 4 by both boys and girls.


Summer Uniform Year 1-6 (Front) and Year 7-10 (Rear)

Year 4-10 Compulsory PE Uniform

Middle School Uniform

Middle School Summer Uniform (Years 7 – 10)


Sports Uniform

Sports uniforms (PE uniforms) are compulsory from Year 4 to 10, and optional for students in Year 3 and below. A sports uniform is not required for younger students but may be worn if parents choose. Each Friday Year 1-6 students may attend school all day in compulsory PE uniform. Sports style shoes are worn with the Sport/PE uniform.


Boys Winter Uniform
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Girls Winter Uniform
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Boys Summer Uniform
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Girls Summer Uniform
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Mainland Uniform
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