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

  • NCEA Parents Information Evening: 27 February 202027 Feb 2020
  • School Athletic Championships: 3 March 202003 Mar 2020
  • Junior Leader Camp: 6 – 8 March 202008 Mar 2020
  • Junior Parents Meet & Greet: 12 March 202012 Mar 2020
  • End of Term 1 2020: 9 April 202009 Apr 2020
  • Good Friday (school closed): 10 April 202010 Apr 2020
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