A real highlight of the year to date has been the very successful season of “Jesus Christ Superstar” in mid-May. There has been considerable positive feedback from staff, parents and the wider community.  All were very impressed by the quality of performances and the wonderful way the 80 or so students in the cast, orchestra,… Read more »

SPORTS UPDATE – Week Ending 28 May

A famous quote in sport is ‘the harder you train, the luckier you get’. You spend more time training than you do playing matches so turn up to trainings with a growth mindset and get purpose from your sessions – you will be rewarded in the back end of the season. Swimming Over the past… Read more »

Sports Update – Week Ending 20 May

Pre-season is over and we are into the season. We need to make sure you are well planned and organised.   As Mr Hall said last week, set yourself up for the game by turning up on-time and ready to go. We have had some great performances over recent times.  Congratulations to THEO BRAY who won… Read more »


TERM 2 WEEK 7 REPORTS Reports for all students were posted on Friday 4 June and are now available on the parent portal.  OPEN EVENING Open Evening is on Tuesday 15 June.    Departments will be setting up displays for the Open Evening from 12.30pm onwards.  Some students will be required to help with this, but… Read more »

Rongotai College Big Band

The Big Band and Senior Jazz Combo participated in the NZ Youth Jazz Competition at the National Jazz Festival in Tauranga over Easter.  Both groups gained Silver Awards and also got to play at the Tauranga Jazz Festival with the internationally-acclaimed NZ Army Band (led by Bandmaster and Rongotai College Old Boy, Staff Sergeant David… Read more »

Sports Update – Week Ending 9 April 2021

The business end of the season shifts our focus from performance to results and Rongotai is again amongst the GOLD. Floorball During Summer Sports week our teams took on the best from the country and demolished Wellington College 3-0 in the Nationals Final with 3 outstanding goals from Hagan McFadyen, Alec Stewart and Jack Cobden-Cox…. Read more »

McEvedy Shield Cancelled

The Rectors and Principals from St Patrick’s – Silverstream, St Patrick’s – Wellington, Rongotai College, and Wellington College have made the difficult decision today that this year’s McEvedy Shield Athletics Championships will be cancelled.   The 2021 McEvedy was originally scheduled for Tuesday 2 March, but could not take place due to COVID-19 Alert Level 2… Read more »

Social Action Day 2021

Social Action Day was held on Friday 4 December. This is when Year 9 students work with groups in the community to help others and improve our local environment.  A good variety of activities were available for the boys to choose to participate in.

DUX 2021

On Tuesday 8 December we celebrated the end of the 2020 school year with our annual School Prizegiving.  Students received awards, prizes and certificates for academic achievement and effort and sporting and community service activities. There were also a number of special academic awards, including the announcement of the 2020 Dux, Jonathan London.   Jonathan… Read more »


A great year of sport was celebrated at the College Sport Wellington Sports Person of the Year (SPOTY) awards ceremony on 8 November. Congratulations to Sam Brown (Swimming), Bevan Cox (Badminton) and Jesse Randall (Football and Futsal) for being named as Athlete of the Year in their respective sports.  Jesse was also a finalist in… Read more »