Category: Featured

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.

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 »

School Start Date 2022

On Monday 31 January, our Powhiri for all new students to Rongotai College (including all Year 9 students) will still occur at 9am but with COVID restrictions.  These restrictions include: The Powhiri will be held outside All those in attendance (students and staff) will wear masks NO Year 10, 11 or 12 students will attend… Read more »

Dux 2021

Due to COVID restrictions, Senior Prizegiving was held on 12 November as a live-streamed event from the Renner Hall.  Year 11, 12 and 13 students were in attendance, with Year 9 and 10 students watching the live-stream from their form rooms. Congratulations to James Sutton who was named the Dux of Rongotai College for 2021.

Covid Update – Return to School 9 September

On Monday 6 September, the Prime Minister announced that schools will be able to open for ALL students from Thursday 9 September. We are therefore looking forward to welcoming Rongotai College students back onto our campus on Thursday. We are asking all students to be at school by 8.50am on Thursday and to report directly… Read more »

COVID-19 – Update 23 August

Rongotai College is now physically closed to students as we are in Level 4 of Covid-19 lockdown.  We will not physically be open until further notice. We are now operating our Learning@Home on-line programme until further notice. Students will be able to access our Learning@Home on-line programme. To support your son’s learning, you can access… Read more »


TERM 3 WEEK 4 SUBJECT SELECTION FOR 2022 Subject Selection books will be distributed to students this week for course selection for 2022.  A copy of these books is available on the webpage –   NCEA INTERNAL ASSESSMENTS DUE IN WEEK 2 Subject                     Achievement Standard … Read more »