Sports Updates – 30 August

We are now in the final week of college sport for the winter codes. It’s great to see three Rongotai teams in the football finals this week. Reviewing the last week of sport, in Badminton, the seniors finished third in the Wellington Senior competition narrowly missing out on the final.  Next week the Senior A… Read more »

Sports Update – 9 August

We had a good start to the sports week last night, with Junior Badminton. A number of our juniors came down and played in the round robin phase of the Junior Badminton Cup. Up-to-date information is posted on the sports notice board weekly on the programme. The Seniors had a bye last week and tonight… Read more »

Kapa Haka & Poly Club Performances

The Kapa Haka and Poly Groups have recently performed at their respective festivals. Both groups performed to an extremely high standard and were very well received by the audiences. After many weekends of intense practice, the Kapa Haka group (including girls from Wellington East Girls’ College and students from Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Nga… Read more »

Sports Update – 2 August

It has been a great few of weeks for our sports teams and perhaps none more so than this week! In Badminton, the Senior A team had a tough 4-2 loss to Wellington College last week and has a bye this week. They currently sit 3rd on the table. The Junior Badminton Cup begins next… Read more »

Sports Update – 5 July

It has been a strong end of term for many of our teams. To keep up-to-date with how our teams are going or to share your team’s results go to the RC Sport Facebook page. In Badminton, the seniors recorded another 6-0 win, this time over HIBS to move up to 2nd equal on the… Read more »

Board of Trustee Election Results

The Rongotai College Board of trustee election process is now completed.  It was pleasing to see nine candidates stand for election.  It was also good to see the engagement of so many parents in the election process. Congratulations to the following candidates who have been elected to the Board of Trustees:  Sally Aitken Louise Carter… Read more »

Sports Update – 14 June

In sport the Basketball Seniors returned from the Queen’s Birthday break with an exciting double overtime 106-99 win over St Pats Town which sees them sitting top equal on the table after 2 rounds of the Pohlen Cup.  This resulted in them winning the Edward Monohan Memorial Cup for the first time since 1999! The… Read more »

The Wizard of Oz

A real highlight of the year to date has been the very successful season of “The Wizard of Oz”.  We have had a considerable amount of positive feedback from staff, parents and the wider community who were all very impressed by the quality of performances and the wonderful way the 100 or so students in… Read more »

Big Band

The Big Band participated in the NZ Youth Jazz Competition at the National Jazz Festival in Tauranga last weekend.  Rongotai had two ensembles in the competition – the Big Band, who performed admirably and was a crowd favourite, playing all four pieces well, with strong solos from Ben Parker, Leonardo Greer, Hamish Goodhue, Connor Waszak,… Read more »

Careers Expo at Rongotai

The Careers Department hosted a Careers Expo at Rongotai College on Wednesday 20 March.  Providers from various institutions set up in the Renner Hall and all students were given the opportunity during the day to visit the expo.   Evans Bay Intermediate School Year 8 students also attended. Those in attendance included Massey, Otago and Victoria… Read more »