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.
Tangaroa College offers many opportunities for students to explore, challenge, affirm and celebrate artistic expressions of self community and culture.
Tangaroa College invites former staff and students to register to the Tangaroa College Alumni Association.
A community to share and celebrate stories of the many who donned the Tangaroa.
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
On Wednesday 11th April, 15 young ladies from the Health Science Academy participated in the ChangeMakeHer workshop. The 2-hour interactive workshop designed to ignite an interest in a STEAM career. Through these fields young women can lead change and make a significant impact. The workshop was facilitated by Alexia Hilbertidou (CEO of GirlBoss NZ) and Vicky […]
Dear Parents / Guardians, EASTER WEEKEND School will close for Easter weekend on Thursday 29 March at 1.40pm and will be closed on Friday, Monday and Tuesday. School will resume at the normal time of 8.45am on Wednesday 4 April. TERM ONE HOLIDAYS School will close at 1.40pm on Friday 13 April for two weeks. […]
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.