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Welcome to Tangaroa College

About Tangaroa College


At Tangaroa College we are committed to nurture in each student:
a belief in self, a commitment to achieve, and the spirit of aroha.

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Health Science Academy

The Health Science Academy is an initiative started by Counties Manukau Health aimed at getting more Pasifika youth like yourself into Health based careers.

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Academic


As a school we are committed to raising student achievement.  In doing this we seek to build the strengths that the students bring with them…

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Careers Centre

Our goal is to equip students with career management competencies which are required in a modern and fast changing work and study environment.

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Contact


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Co-curricular


Tangaroa College offers many opportunities for students to explore, challenge, affirm and celebrate artistic expressions of self community and culture.

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Enrolment


Everything you need to know about enrolling at Tangaroa College.

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Welcome to Tangaroa College

At Tangaroa College we are committed to nurture in each student a belief in self, a commitment to achieve, and the spirit of aroha.

Whether by small steps or giant leaps, our students are encouraged to take pride in their achievements. By recognising and celebrating each success, students build self-esteem and gain the confidence to strive for bigger and better goals.

Term Dates

2020 Term Dates:
Term 1: Wednesday 29 January – Thursday 9 April
Term 2: Tuesday 28 April – Friday 3 July
Term 3: Monday 20 July – Friday 25 September
Term 4: Monday 12 October – Friday 11 December

News & Notices

Friendly Reminder From Our School Nurse

Just a reminder to stay home and get tested if you have any of the following. If we all play our part we can stamp this thing out The symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to common illnesses such as a cold or influenza. You may have one or more of the following: a new or worsening cough […]

WIFI Connection for South Auckland Whanau

Whānau wifi Leilani from  can help South Auckland whānau with wifi connections. This includes: Free modem First initial set up 30GB free Every $5 Skinny top-up voucher yields 30GB eg. $5=30GB, $20=120GB etc. No monthly contract, and whānau & individuals top-up as they need. Whānau can purchase a Skinny Top Up Voucher from any dairy or […]

Our Vision

At Tangaroa College we excel in education through: innovative learning, a tradition of caring, and partnerships

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Academic Information

Tangaroa College offers students a varied curriulum in the following learning areas: Arts, Commerce, Information Technology, Langauges, Technology, Social Sciences, Mathematics, Physical Education and Health, English, Sport and Recreation, and Career Skills.

The curriculum provides life and career skills preparation for all students covering – academic courses, work skills programmes, sport and physical activity, and cultural and social learning.

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The National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) is the official secondary school qualification in New Zealand.

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In Year 9 students learn from a compulsory core curriculum. From Year 10 onwards they can select a certain number of optional subjects in addition to core subjects up to Year 13 where the student is free to choose all their subjects.

Optional courses allow students to follow their individual interests and strengths, and tailor their learning towards their future career paths of choice.

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