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

  • TSS T20 Cricket: Wednesday 13 November – Thursday 14 November 201914 Nov 2019
  • Rotoiti Camp (9C, 9N, 9Q): Monday 11 November – Friday 15 November15 Nov 2019
  • International Week (Outdoor Education): Monday 11 November – Friday 15 November 201915 Nov 2019
  • TSS Volleyball Div 2: Friday 15 November 201915 Nov 2019
  • Year 8 Orientation Day: Friday 15 November 201915 Nov 2019
  • TSS Jnr Ki O Rahi: Wednesday 20 November 201920 Nov 2019
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