Rongotai College


The Vocational Studies Department provides careers information and guidance to students over a range of areas, including tertiary study.

Shaun Tavernor, Head of Department
James Bruce, Vocational Studies Teacher
Sarah Sowman, Careers Administrator
Shelley Derecourt, Gateway Co-ordinator and Workplace Assessor

Any student or parent should contact Mr Bruce if they wish to gain careers information, or information related to study at University or other tertiary institutions.

Just-the-Job Video Series
Just-the Job video series are a series of videos that have been produced for TVNZ which show background material on a wide range of industry based occupations.  View the site by clicking the link (

Further information can be obtained from the Vocational Studies Department.



Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 March - Relay for Life

Monday 19 to Friday 23 March - Summer Tournament Week

Tuesday 27 & Wednesday 28 March - Parent interviews


Rongotai College boasts a long history of providing excellence in education for students from a wide range of countries.