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.
Health Science AcademyThe Health Science Academy is an initiative started by Counties Manukau Health aimed at getting more Pasifika youth like yourself into Health based careers.
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…
Careers CentreOur goal is to equip students with career management competencies which are required in a modern and fast changing work and study environment.
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.
2023 Term Dates:
Term 1: Wednesday 1 February – Thursday 6 April
Term 2: Monday 24 April – Friday 30 June
Term 3: Monday 17 July – Friday 22 September
Term 4: Monday 9 October – Friday 8 December
2023 Public Holidays:
Monday 30 January – Auckland Anniversary (obs)
Monday 6 February – Waitangi Day
Friday 7 April – Good Friday
Monday 10 April – Easter Monday
Tuesday 11 April – Easter Tuesday
Tuesday 25 April – Anzac Day
Monday 5 June – Queens Birthday
Friday 14 July – Matariki
Monday 23 October – Labour Day
News & Notices
Strike Action Resuming31 May 2023 Kia ora Whanau and our community, As you are aware ongoing industrial action has resumed. Unfortunately, a settlement has not been reached between the PPTA and MOE. Therefore, we will be rostering home students from different year levels on the dates indicated below. Teaching & Leaning will still take place for the […]
Ongoing Industrial ActionKia ora Whanau and our community As you are aware there is still ongoing industrial action underway by the PPTA. Therefore, we will be rostering home students from different year levels on the dates indicated below. Teaching & Leaning will still take place for the other year levels on these designated days. I would encourage […]
At Tangaroa College we excel in education through: innovative learning, a tradition of caring, and partnerships
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.
The National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) is the official secondary school qualification in New Zealand.
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.