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

  • Open School Information Evening – Monday 3 August 2020, Tours at 4.00pm-6.00pm & 7.00pm-9.00pm04 Aug 2020
  • TSS Hockey: 5 August 202005 Aug 2020
  • Year 9 and Year 10 Survey: 5 August 202005 Aug 2020
  • Board of Trustee Student Representative nominations are open and nominations Close 5 August 202005 Aug 2020
  • Subject Selection Expo: 5 – 6 August 202006 Aug 2020
  • Newsletter Distributed: 7 August 202007 Aug 2020
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