Waimea College, Nelson New Zealand

WelcomeNau Mai, Haere Mai. Greetings and welcome to Waimea College

Waimea College is committed to providing a high-quality Secondary School education for its students in the Nelson/Tasman Region and emphasises the importance of achieving personal standards of excellence in academic, sporting, cultural and recreational activities.

Waimea College opened their Richmond School Campus in 1957 and is very proud of the reputation it has established for providing opportunities for its students to experience success both in and beyond the classroom.

Our High School offers Secondary School education opportunities for International Students studying in and wanting to experience New Zealand and the Nelson/Tasman Region.

The College combines excellent facilities and a progressive curriculum with values such as house spirit, pride in the school and high expectations of performance and behaviour. These values are reflected in the school motto Semper Contendite (Always Strive).


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Upcoming events

  • Cawthorn Scitec Expo: 22 September 2020 – Cancelled22 Sep 2020
  • Head Student Assembly: 23 September 2020 – Cancelled23 Sep 2020
  • Arts Week: 21 – 25 September – Cancelled25 Sep 2020
  • House Song: 25 September 2020 – Cancelled25 Sep 2020
  • End of Term 3: 25 September 202025 Sep 2020
  • Start of Term 4: 12 October 202012 Oct 2020
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