Meet new friends, enjoy your passions or discover a new interest with our range of clubs and groups.
There are lots of new groups and opportunities that require sign-up at the start of the year so please keep an eye on the Daily Pānui
Opportunities such as joining polyfest, cultural groups, kapa haka, sports teams, becoming a librarian, orchestra, auditions for school shows and more!
Any changes to scheduled groups will also be posted to the Daily Pānui
Chess ClubCome learn, play, practice, or compete in chess. All people, all levels welcome. Don’t know how to play? We’ll teach you!
When: Wednesdays and Thursdays at lunch.
Contact: Mr Thomas [email protected]
Need help with Maths?Maths teachers will be available to help you with your homework, any in-class work you didn't quite 'get', and assist with studying for upcoming assessments and exams.
Who: All students welcome, Just turn up.
Where: School, B12
When: Every Wednesday 3.15pm - 4pm
Waitākere Book Club If you love reading books, talking about books, and learning about new books, come along to the library, bring a book you are reading, or an old favourite and think of three things you could say about it to the group.
Who: All students welcome
Where: School Library
When: Lunchtime on Thursdays
Waitak Board Gamers Club
Who: All welcome
Where: The Library
When: Every Tuesday at lunchtime
Contact: Mrs Turner
Enjoy playing instrumental music with other students. We play film music, classical music, and popular themes.
Who: Need to be playing an orchestral instrument. Need some experience.
Where: School, Music Department M1
When: Every Wednesday 3:10 - 4:30 P.M
Philosophy ClubHave you ever wondered how you can be certain you can know anything for sure? How to treat others in the right way? Why you think, therefore you are? If you're interested in discussing these and other questions and being introduced to some of the great names and ideas of philosophy. Who: Years 12 & 13
Where: School, A3
When: Every Friday at 3.15pm
Contact: Mr Marshall
Waitak LGBTQI+ Club
Who: All staff and students are welcome! Come and create a safe place and supportive space for rainbow staff and students.
When: Tuesday Lunchtime
Contact: Mr Farquhar
Pasifika Study Nest
Who: Year 11-13 Pasifika Students to study, catch up on school work, get their credits up to date. Staff from most subjects are there to help each week. Students at Nu’utoa - Med Sci, TAPA, MATES
Where: School, C Block
When: Every Wednesday 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Hip Hop Dance
Free dance classes run by ZEAL.
Who: Anyone can join. Please bring comfy clothes you can move in/PE gear and a drink bottle.
Where: School, Dra 2
When: Every Monday 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Film Photography Club
Who: Open to all students
When: Friday's after school and Wednesday's at lunch
Contact: Mr Kearney in the Art department
Be A Kiwi BuddyWe have new international students arriving throughout the year who may be feeling a bit lost and confused, who would love you to take them around the school and show them how to get involved in school life.
When & Where: Come to M3 at intervals and lunchtimes to meet them!
Contact Ms Taurere
Who: Keen on making it a clean and green world? Join the Environmental council to discuss the various ways in which we can do this.
When & Where: B6 on Thursdays at lunchtime.
Contact: For any questions please see Miss Knox-Coupe or Dr Ray.
Knitting & Crochet Club
Who: All students & staff are welcome. If you are a beginner, advanced or just curious about learning a new hobby. Bring a project you are working on or just yourself and we'll have supplies for you to play around with.
When & Where: T6, Monday lunchtimes.
Contact: Miss Daffurn
The Ball Committee designs and creates the Year 12 & 13 School Ball each year. They decide on the theme, feel, music, food and decorations for the night.
Who: Ball Committee is made up of year 13 students and a couple of year 12s.
When: Miss McFall will advertise through google form in term 1 so keep your eyes peeled on your school emails for the link.
PSSP Contact Ms Jarbeau [email protected]
There are lots of new groups and opportunities that require sign-up at the start of the year so please keep an eye on the Daily Pānui Here
Opportunities such as joining Polyfest, pasifika groups, kapa haka, sports teams, becoming a librarian, orchestra, sports teams and so many more!