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).


Enrolments for 2020 are now open.

We warmly invite Year 8 students and parents/caregivers to our
Open School Information opportunity on
Monday 5 August 2019.
Choose between two sessions
(4.00pm – 6.00pm OR 7.00pm – 9.00pm)

For more enrolment information
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Upcoming events

  • Junior Parent Teacher Interviews – 21 August 201921 Aug 2019
  • Year 8 Interviews 6 – 23 August 201923 Aug 2019
  • Year 9 Enrolments Close for 2020 – 23 August 201923 Aug 2019
  • Senior Assessment Week – 23 -30 August 201930 Aug 2019
  • Daffodil Day – 30 August 201930 Aug 2019
  • Year 10 Subject Selection closes – 30 August 201930 Aug 2019
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