A future National government would go ahead with a new school in one of Tasman's highest growth areas.
Education spokesperson Nicola Willis said today it would proceed with a new Berryfields Primary School in the Richmond West Housing development.
It would be part of National's $4.8 billion education infrastructure package announced on Monday.
A spokesperson for minister of education Chris Hipkins said the government has already secured a site for a new primary school in Richmond West, but details remained commercially sensitive.
Consultation on addressing roll growth was also underway with the community, which included an option for a new school on a new site.
Willis said the Ministry of Education was projecting an additional 910 students within the Waimea area by 2028.
"National is committing to a new Berryfields School but the consultation process is important to determine whether it should be a full primary or a contributing primary school.
"There is also a discussion on which National is open minded about whether some Waimea Schools may keep their Year 7 and 8 students to relieve pressure on Waimea Intermediate."