RC Big Band

The Rongotai College Big Band is an outstanding group. This year they have again performed a number of ‘gigs’ across Wellington and at festivals in Tauranga, Wellington and Palmerston North, winning both gold and silver awards at the NZ Youth Jazz Competition at Tauranga.  Band leader and bassist Thomas J. Moore (Student Arts Prefect) and… Read more »

2019 Dux

Congratulations to Dean Banks who was named the 2019 Dux. Dean is an outstanding all-round academic, who was first in Classical Studies, Chemistry and Physics, and first equal in Calculus. Congratulations to Dean and all students who gained received at the ceremony. Other Academic prize winners for the evening were: Seatoun Arts & Crafts Prize… Read more »

Head Prefect for 2020 Announced

Jamal Fiso was announced as  Rongotai College Head Prefect for 2020 at Prizegiving on Thursday 5 December. Jamal is a fine young man. He is an outstanding academic, having gained NCEA Level 1 with Excellence in 2018 and going into external exams this year had already gained Excellence at Level 2. At Prizegiving, he received… Read more »

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 »