Rongotai College


The Association exists to provide a means for former students, staff and interested parties through association and fellowship to continue to enjoy contact with the College and to contribute to the ongoing success and development of the College.

Membership is open to all former students and staff of the College. The annual membership fee is $25.  $15 of each subscription is donated to the college so is therefore tax deductible. School leavers are automatically credited with a year's free membership.

Click below to download the latest newsletter. For a registration form, download one below, or write to RCOBA, PO Box 14-063, Wellington 6241.

The Old Boys' Association can be contacted by email on

'Sound of the Sea' - the history of Rongotai College.

As part of the 75th Jubilee celebrations author John R Martin gathered together the history of the school since its founding in 1928.

This laminated gloss covered book of 256 pages contains pictures, stories and anecdotes from the school dating from its establishment to 2003.

This book was launched on Labour Weekend 2003 at Rongotai College's 75th Jubilee and can be purchased by contacting RCOBA (by email or by writing to PO Box 14063, Wellington) or from the College Shop, at $35 a copy.

The Old Boys' Association has the following merchandise items available for purchase.  All prices include packing and postage.

- Old Boys’ Tie, $30 each.
- Old Boys’ Badge, $7 each.
- Old Boys’ Cuff Links, $20 a pair.
- Rongotai – Sound of the Sea, written by John Martin for the 75th Jubilee, $35 per copy.

Digital versions of publications which are now out of print. They are CDs or DVDs to be read on computer.
- CD of Pop McCaw’s Picture Book and Centennial Exhibition, $10 each.
- CD of the 21st and 50th Jubilee books, $10 each.
- CD of any three years of Te Rama from 1928 to 2005 which you choose, $10 each.
- DVD of any three decades of Te Rama which you choose. The decades are 1928-37, 38-47, 48-57, 58-67, 68-77, 78-87, 88-97, 98-2005. $25 each.

To order please write to RCOBA, P.O. Box 14-063, Kilbirnie, Wellington 6241, and enclosing your payment.  Alternatively you can email your order to and pay by direct debit to our Wellington South BNZ account 020-576-0156577-00. Please include your surname and initials in the payee detail box to enable us to identify your payment on our account statement. Delivery of your order may be delayed until we can verify payment. 

Payments and donations from overseas can be made by direct debit to our bank account using the code BKNZNZ22-02-0576-0156577-00


Friday 24 November - Teacher only day

Wednesday 29 November to Friday 1 December - Year 10 Camp

Wednesday 6 December - Seniors return for final assembly


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