Tangaroa College offers many opportunities for students to explore, challenge, affirm and celebrate artistic expressions of self community and culture.
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.
2017 Term Dates:
Terms 3 Finishes: Friday 29th September
Term 4: Monday 16th October – Friday 16th December
2018 Provisional Term Dates:
Term 1: 29th January – 13th April
Term 2: 30th April – 6th July
Term 3: 23rd July – 28th September
Term 4: 15th October – 18th December
News & Notices
Happy New Year everyone and welcome to all our new families. We look forward to continuing to work with you and your family in 2018. All new students to Tangaroa College will begin with a Powhiri, on Wednesday 31 January at 9:00am. Parents and Guardians are welcome to attend. Starting dates for 2018 are as […]
The Tangaroa College School Office will be open from Wednesday 17 January, 2018 to assist with any queries.
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.
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.