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 »

Senior Examinations

Student Guide to Examinations – click here to download and view Senior Examination Timetable 2020 – click here to download and view

COVID-19 Update

I am sure the shift in COVID-19 alert levels announced by the Prime Minister on Tuesday night was the last thing any of us wanted to hear since this change came into effect. The boys have been fantastic today and have responded to this latest news in a calm and sensible way. The Alert Level for… Read more »

Sports Report – 19 June 2020

On Friday the Senior A Badminton team take on Tawa at 4pm at the Badminton Hall in Hataitai. Junior Badminton begins on Thursday next week, Draws and teams are on the noticeboard at school. In Basketball, last Tuesday the juniors went down to Wellington College 63-50 in a tough fought battle at home. The Seniors… Read more »

Changes to NCEA for 2020

NZQA have announced changes to the NCEA qualifications for 2020, in addition to the changes to the examination timetable announced previously (see updated exam timetable) Students working towards an NCEA can gain additional credits, based on the number of credits they achieve during the 2020 school year. For every 5 credits a student achieves towards… Read more »