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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

2021 Term Dates:
Term 1: Friday 5 February – Friday 16 April
Term 2: Monday 3 May – Friday 9 July
Term 3: Monday 26 July – Friday 1 October
Term 4: Monday 18 October – Friday 15 December (tbc)

Public Holidays

2021 Public Holidays:
Monday 1 February – Auckland Anniversary
Monday 8 February – Waitangi Day (observed)
Friday 2 April – Good Friday
Monday 5 April – Easter Monday
Tuesday 6 April – Easter Tuesday
Monday 26 April – Anzac Day (observed)
Monday 7 June – Queens Birthday
Monday 25 October – Labour Day

News & Notices

From Our Principal

Dear Parents and Whanau of Tangaroa College We are all waiting to hear from the Prime Minister on Tuesday afternoon to see if we change alert levels. This lockdown has not been easy and it comes at a crucial time for our seniors. With NCEA exams around the corner it adds extra stress to our […]

Remaining at Alert Level 4

Kia ora koutou, I think we had all anticipated a further extension of Alert Level 4, and the Prime Minister has confirmed this. The Alert Level will be reviewed on Friday afternoon, but for now Alert Level 4 will remain in place until 12:59pm Friday 27 August. Despite this news, it is really pleasing to […]

Sending out some aroha from TC

21 August 2021 Kia ora koutou whanau Like me you probably looked at the emerging cases from this outbreak and thought that some further time at Alert Level 4 was the best thing for our community, particularly that there has been a confirmed case of students who attend McAuley High School and De la Salle. […]

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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