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 »

Rongotai Supports Muslim Community

Following the horrendous terrorist attack that occurred in Christchurch on Friday 15 March, we held a special assembly at school on Monday morning.  Our boys and staff were addressed by the Principal Mr Carter, Head Prefect Lufilufi Lene-Isara and our senior Muslim student Ruhaan Saiyad.  You can read Ruhaan’s address at the end of this… Read more »

Sports Update – 15 March

Congratulations to our Rongotai Sailing team who competed against the top schools in New Zealand over the weekend and placed 4th in in the National Secondary Schools sailing regatta in Auckland. The team consisting of Wilbur Stanley, Albert Stanley, Harvey Linton and Hugo Nevin-Matterson, were just pipped for 3rd place by Kings College on the… Read more »

McEvedy Shield

Rongotai College hosted the 97th Annual McEvedy Shield athletics competition on Tuesday 5 March, at Newtown Park.  The overall result for Rongotai was an improvement on 2018 and our students performed to the best of their abilities, giving it their all on the day. Thanks must go to the coaches and managers from our staff… Read more »

Academic Excellence

At a full school assembly held on Friday 1 February, we celebrated the NCEA performance of our students in 2018. Our students continue to do themselves and the school proud in NCEA.  Academic Honours for gaining NCEA with Excellence were awarded to Angad Chauhan and Andrew Eng  (Year 13 2018 – Level 3), while the… Read more »

Sports Update – 15 February 2019

With summer sport getting underway, there has been a lot of sports action in the past week. Last Friday night, senior volleyball kicked off their season with a good 3-2 win over Taita College and a 3-0 win over Mana College at home. On Saturday, the 1st XI cricket side had a tight game against… Read more »

Sports Update – 8 February 2019

Congratulations to all the boys who participated at the Rongotai College Athletics Day on Monday. The boys who have made it through to the finals next Tuesday are listed outside the PE office and on the Sports noticeboard. Please meet directly at the track on the morning. Athletics training for all boys wanting to get… Read more »

Prefects for 2019 Announced

16 Prefects have been announced to join Head Prefect, Lufi Lene Isara, for 2019.  Prefects for 2019  are: Head Prefect                                       Lufi Lene Isara Deputy Head Prefect                          Bede Brown Arts Captain                                        Thomas J Moore             Academic Leader                                Dean Banks Cultural Captain                                  Christianlee Tutaki Sports Captain                … Read more »