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.
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
Transpower Contractors Electrix have planned work along Te Irirangi Drive during the week of the 5th-9th March. This is critical lines work that is planned during an outage. Attached is a map that indicates an alternative pedestrian route you may wish to share with your students for that time period as there will be work […]
We would like to invite staff and students – past and present to register to the Tangaroa College Alumni Association. A community to share and celebrate stories of the many who donned the Tangaroa. Please sign up using the link – https://www.tangaroa.school.nz/alumni-association/ Your personal information will not be used for any other purpose, or shared […]
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.