Prefects 2023

Prefects were announced at Senior Prizegiving last year and, at assembly during the first week of school, we acknowledged our student leaders for 2023 and they were presented with their badges.  Prefects give leadership and provide support to other students in the school.  Our prefects have an important role and may well instruct your son… Read more »

Dux 2022

Congratulations to Reuben Ballara who is the Rongotai College Dux for 2022.

Outward Bound Scholarships

Rongotai College Old Boy Jeremy Simpson (1976-1980) attended assembly recently to present the James Hunter Outward Bound Leadership Scholarships for 2023 to two worthy recipients – Head Prefect Flynn Gowans and Sports Prefect Alex Randall. Both will be attending the three week School Leaders course at Outward Bound in April. Thank you to the Hunter… Read more »

Dux 2022

Congratulations to Reuben Ballara who is the Rongotai College Dux for 2022.

Cross Country

Congratulations to Desmond Reddy (Year 9) who recently won the New Zealand Under-14 Secondary Schools’ Cross Country in Nelson. Desmond then followed it up the next day with a win representing Wellington in the team  relays.

Shave for a Cure

Friday 8 July – the last day of term and what a day it was! We welcomed guest speaker Jake Bailey this morning, who talked about his experience with cancer and resilience.   Shave for a Cure was our focus at assembly with a number of boys, several staff and Jake shaving their heads to… Read more »

RC Big Band

Members of the Rongotai College Big Band attended the national youth jazz competition as part of NZ’s highest profile jazz festival at Tauranga.   Our band entries (The Rongotai College Big Band and DoL Combo) won gold in their categories. Congratulations! Two weeks before the Tauranga event, the big band and three of our combos (small… Read more »

Term 3, 2022

The Rongotai College Board has made the decision that wearing face masks is compulsory inside school buildings as a health and safety measure until further notice. A decision will be made later in Term 3 on how long this will continue. This decision was made due to the increased incidence of winter flu and other… Read more »

Returning to ‘Normal’

Rongotai College are closer to ‘normal’, with all students and staff expected to be at school unless isolating. It is great to see the large number of staff and students whose isolation has now ended back at school.   How learning happens in a pandemic – Level 2 Chemistry students being taught at school by… Read more »


7th – 11th March: we will roster one year group to stay at home for one day; work will be set by their teachers for boys to do at home.   This means students from the following year groups will remain at home on these days and then return to school on the next day:… Read more »