Category: Featured

COVID-19 Update 24 March

Rongotai College is now physically closed to students, although a skeleton staff will be present to supervise sons of those people who work in essential services on Wednesday 25 March, if they choose to send them to school. Monday night, the Ministry of Education ordered that school holidays will be brought forward, and will now… Read more »

COVID-19 Update 23 March

The Prime Minister has announced that schools across New Zealand will close from tomorrow for everyone except for the children of essential staff such as doctors. A solution will be worked out for them and then schools will be closed entirely from Wednesday. We will continue our Learning@Home trial tomorrow, but it is no longer… Read more »

COVID-19 – Latest Update

There has been significant media coverage regarding the COVID-19 (Novel Coronovirus).  We are monitoring the situation closely, getting advice from both the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education. In line with advice received, any member of our school community who has passed through mainland China, northern Italy (specifically the provinces of Lombardy, Veneto… Read more »

2020 Prefects Announced

At a special assembly on Thursday 30 January, we acknowledged our student leaders for 2020.  Prefects give leadership and provide support to other students in the school.  Our prefects have an important role and may well instruct your son to follow proper rules and do the right thing when this is not happening.  However, their… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Head Prefect for 2019

Congratulations to Lufi Lene Isara, who was named the Head Prefect for 2019 at prizegiving.

College Sport Wellington Awards

A great year of sport was celebrated at the College Sport Wellington SPOTY awards ceremony on 4 November. Congratulations to Ezrah Vaigafa (Basketball) and Tim McKibbin (Floorball) for being named as Sportsmen of the Year in their respective sports. Congratulations are also due to Henry Hollis (Badminton), Shannon Lucas (Futsal), Sam Marsters (Golf), Sajan Patel… Read more »