Our school’s motto is “tukua o punga” – cast your nets, which encapsulates the key purpose of schooling – to enable students to cast their nets so that they can be successful learners, reach their personal potential and be purposeful, productive and caring members of society


Latest News

  • Gumboot Friday

    I AM HOPE aims to promote positive attitudinal societal change around mental health throughout New Zealand, offering hope and a voice to young people. On Friday 4th November there were activities at lunchtime involving GUMBOOTS. Staff and students had so much fun!    

  • Services Academy Graduation

    Saturday 29th of October marked the graduation of our Services Academy students at St Paul’s College in Ponsonby, Auckland. We are incredibly proud of them and their efforts throughout 2022. Students represented our kura with mana. It was fantastic to see many of our whanau who travelled down to support

  • Hands On University Experience

    Congratulations to Ihapera Tauira-Cross and Danielle Cooper who have received a scholarship to attend the ‘Hands on’ 2023 Otago University Experience in January 2023. We are incredibly proud of their achievement and wish them well for their trip!

  • Scotland Welcoming

    18th October our students had an awesome evening hosting the Scotland Women’s Rugby team in Ngunguru with Ngatiwai. Following is from the 1NEWS write up: “We’re not the most tuneful, we definitely didn’t compare to the elders and the children when they were singing it but it was lovely experience