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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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Enrolment


Everything you need to know about joining the College

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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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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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BYOD in 2019


In 2019, Year 9 students will be expected to bring a chromebook or other digital device to school to use in lessons.

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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

2018 Provisional Term Dates:
Term 1: 31st January – 13th April
Term 2: 30th April – 6th July
Term 3: 23rd July – 28th September
Term 4: 15th October – 18th December

News & Notices

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Papa Siua La’akulu

Siua Tovao La’akulu 15 August 1946  –  31 October 2018 On Wednesday 31 October a much loved member of Tangaroa College ‘Papa Siua’ passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family. Papa Siua has been unwell for sometime however, he embraced each day with hope, love and gratitude. His strength was his family and faith, to […]

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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