Waitākere College
Universal Drive & Rathgar Road Intersection
Universal Drive & Rathgar Road Intersection

July 5, 2022

During the work, traffic will not be able to turn into or out of Rathgar Road onto Universal Drive. However, you can still… Read More
Medical science Year 13 Kuata
Medical science Year 13 Kuata

July 5, 2022

Every term the Year 13 Medical Science Academy students attend a Kuata (conference) with the other schools involved in the… Read More
Matariki Block Challenge
Matariki Block Challenge

July 4, 2022

Every year Whaea Pearl and the Te Reo Māori Department set a challenge to students and teachers of researching their assigned… Read More
Isabella Gasu at the FIBA Oceania U16 Basketball championship in Amman, Jordan.
Isabella Gasu at the FIBA Oceania U16 Basketball championship in Amman, Jordan.

June 30, 2022

Waitākere College Year 11 student Isabella Gasu and team representing Sāmoa, were crowned winners of the FIBA U16 Women’s… Read More
Picking Your Child Up During School Hours?
Picking Your Child Up During School Hours?

June 29, 2022

Please read on for instructions on where you can meet and sign your child out at the Student Centre. Read More
Updated Eat Smart Menu for Term 3 Tuck Shop
Updated Eat Smart Menu for Term 3 Tuck Shop

June 28, 2022

View the Tuckshop menu updates and winter special for term 3 and a customer feedback form, have your say on the menu. Read More
Book Of the Week -  The Kite Runner,  by Khaled Hosseini
Book Of the Week - The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini

June 28, 2022

THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER! Independent Afghanistan, 1975: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local kite-fighting… Read More
Waitākere College Dancers To Compete At Blueprint 2022
Waitākere College Dancers To Compete At Blueprint 2022

June 28, 2022

"Our work is created to show the beauty in our individuality and uniqueness. It is the strength of the individual that amplifies… Read More
Dawn Blessing For New Classrooms
Dawn Blessing For New Classrooms

June 28, 2022

Our new D Block Maths Classrooms are here! Read More
2022 McIntosh and Fraser Dental Orthodontic Scholarship.
2022 McIntosh and Fraser Dental Orthodontic Scholarship.

June 28, 2022

Two deserving students from selected West Auckland and West Harbour schools will be selected to receive a full scholarship… Read More
First XI Mixed Hockey Team
First XI Mixed Hockey Team

June 28, 2022

These students are boxing above their weight in a highly-competitive grade. Each week they represent the school with pride… Read More
Waitākere College on the cover of Metro magazine
Waitākere College on the cover of Metro magazine

June 23, 2022

Cover girl Emra Anson repping the school beautifully in her Waitākere Blazer wearing a mask created by Jessy Bethel Read More
Success at Cultural Market Day
Success at Cultural Market Day

June 23, 2022

Year 11 commerce students ran their first Cultural Market Day Read More
Welcome Kaitlyn our new International Homestay Coordinator
Welcome Kaitlyn our new International Homestay Coordinator

June 23, 2022

Kaitlyn arranges homes for our international students while they are studying in New Zealand Read More
Reimagining Rugby 2025 Launch.
Reimagining Rugby 2025 Launch.

June 23, 2022

An amazing opportunity for our Waitākere Reps to spend the day with All Blacks at the "Reimagining Rugby 2025" Launch. Read More
Matariki Celebrations
Matariki Celebrations

June 22, 2022

Traditionally, Matariki festivities included lighting ritual fires, making offerings and various celebrations to farewell… Read More
ISC Eco matters
ISC Eco matters

June 22, 2022

During term 2 Gabe, Ray and Brody have started work experience at EcoMatters. Read More
We warmly invite you to the Dawn blessing of our new D block classrooms this Wednesday 22nd July
We warmly invite you to the Dawn blessing of our new D block classrooms this Wednesday 22nd July

June 20, 2022

Our new D block Maths classrooms have been proudly named as Te Whare Ararau Many ways to solve maths problems, many relationships/connections.… Read More
Book of the week - Cuz by Lin Van Der Laarse
Book of the week - Cuz by Lin Van Der Laarse

June 17, 2022

River is offered the chance to crew on his uncle's trawler - a coastal trip to get a new engine. He finds his cousin Huia… Read More
Career Navigator course at Mai FM
Career Navigator course at Mai FM

June 17, 2022

On Wednesday morning our Year 11 boys mentoring group went to the MediaWorks offices in Auckland City. Read More
Healthy Homes gas heater swap
Healthy Homes gas heater swap

June 16, 2022

The Warehouse has launched a first-of-its-kind ‘Healthy Heater Swap’ – and is inviting anyone using a portable indoor LPG… Read More
Free Holiday Programs
Free Holiday Programs

June 16, 2022

Youtowns Free holiday programs, from outdoor activities to crafty creations and basketball coaching, are something everyone… Read More
Cat food drive
Cat food drive

June 16, 2022

This is a friendly reminder that the ISC is still collecting cat food for the New Zealand Cat Foundation. We are collecting… Read More
Early School finish on Fridays and Mondays until the end of term 2
Early School finish on Fridays and Mondays until the end of term 2

June 15, 2022

Starting this Friday 17th June school will finish at 1.35 pm for all students on Mondays and Fridays for the remainder of… Read More
Market Days
Market Days

June 13, 2022

Our first market day is Thursday 23rd June - Bring cash for tasty treats! Read More
Our Netball teams going strong
Our Netball teams going strong

June 13, 2022

Premier 1, Premier 2, 10A and 9A netball teams have all been very dominant in their respective age groups with all teams… Read More
Vicky Tristram on Master Chef
Vicky Tristram on Master Chef

June 10, 2022

Waitākere College English teacher Mrs Tristram has made it to MasterChef NZ! Read More
EP AMP Maths Championship
EP AMP Maths Championship

June 10, 2022

Will Australia or New Zealand take out the title this year? The competition is heating up and every entry counts, there… Read More
Guerilla Poetry Competitions
Guerilla Poetry Competitions

June 9, 2022

The Guerrilla Collection is EXCITED to announce the return of its Poetry + Spoken Word competition for 2022. Get in quick… Read More
Subject Report Interview
Subject Report Interview

June 28, 2022

If you missed out on booking the last subject report interview we have another one this Tuesday 5th July, Book now to confirm… Read More
Year 10 Upcoming Camp
Year 10 Upcoming Camp

June 9, 2022

Our annual Year 10 Camp is scheduled for the week beginning November 28th at ‘Hideaway at Flaxmill Bay’ located in Whitianga. Read More
Book Of The Week
Book Of The Week

June 9, 2022

“Reading is as important as feeling the sun on your face,” says award-winning singer Che Fu. In The Reading Tribe, Prime… Read More
Acting 2 Advocate
Acting 2 Advocate

June 9, 2022

The ISC welcomed Acting 2 Advocate to Waitakere College last Friday. Read More
We welcome our new Science Teacher
We welcome our new Science Teacher

June 9, 2022

Charl has joined us as our new Science teacher. Read More
Sensory swing in ISC
Sensory swing in ISC

June 3, 2022

The ISC had its sensory swing installed last week and our students are already enjoying its therapeutic benefits. Read More
Waitākere College at the Commonwealth Games
Waitākere College at the Commonwealth Games

June 3, 2022

Former student Nathan Brown has just been selected to be part of the New Zealand squad to attend the Commonwealth Games… Read More
Samoa's 60th Independence Day Celebrations
Samoa's 60th Independence Day Celebrations

June 2, 2022

Our Kolisi o Waitakere celebrated our Sāmoan Language week and Independence Day with a march from our school library, down… Read More
Book Of The Week - Nor' East Swell, by Aaron Topp
Book Of The Week - Nor' East Swell, by Aaron Topp

June 1, 2022

Set on New Zealand's East Coast, this is a fantastic read, Highly recommended for readers of about 14 years and up. Read More
We Welcome Malcolm Cole as our new Property Maintenance Person.
We Welcome Malcolm Cole as our new Property Maintenance Person.

May 31, 2022

Malcolm has come from another Maintenance/Gardening position at a retirement village and prior to that, was a residential… Read More
Success in Reading Plus
Success in Reading Plus

May 31, 2022

10I has crossed ONE MILLION words in Reading Plus. Read More
Workshop-Assessment Week  June 2 - 10 - Info for parents
Workshop-Assessment Week June 2 - 10 - Info for parents

May 26, 2022

Workshop-Assessment Week. Over the six school days, June 2nd to June 10th the school day is changing slightly to accommodate… Read More
Sports Taster Day
Sports Taster Day

May 26, 2022

Our sports areas were full of excitement on Wednesday for our first Year 8 Sports Taster day. We welcomed students from… Read More
Sculptureum discount offer
Sculptureum discount offer

May 26, 2022

Sculptureum has a special offer for school staff, students and whānau Read More
ISC volunteering at Fair Food
ISC volunteering at Fair Food

May 26, 2022

It was great that our ISC students Milly and Ariele could start back at Fair Food this week. They feel so privileged they… Read More
Sāmoa Language Week
Sāmoa Language Week

May 25, 2022

Tālofa lava! Sāmoa language week runs from Sunday 29 May – Saturday 04 June. Read More
Book of the week - Tama Samoa, by Dahlia & Mani Malaeulu
Book of the week - Tama Samoa, by Dahlia & Mani Malaeulu

May 25, 2022

Sione, Lima, Tavita and Filipo are high school friends, uso or brothers. They are part of a special letter-writing project… Read More
Staff Vacancy - Science Laboratory Technician
Staff Vacancy - Science Laboratory Technician

May 25, 2022

We are seeking an experienced qualified Science Laboratory Technician to join our dynamic Science team. This is a permanent… Read More
Young Enterprise Scheme
Young Enterprise Scheme

May 24, 2022

On Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th of May, 83 business students from years 12 and 13 attended a pitch event at Zeal Henderson.… Read More
Pink Shirt Day
Pink Shirt Day

May 20, 2022

Pink Shirt Day is an antibullying campaign that celebrates diversity and creates environments where all people can feel… Read More
Junior Netball teams in full force
Junior Netball teams in full force

May 19, 2022

Our junior netballers started on a perfect winter morning at Te Pai courts. We have 12 netball teams in total with 7 junior… Read More
Year 11 Graeme Dingle Foundation mentoring group 
Year 11 Graeme Dingle Foundation mentoring group 

May 19, 2022

A group of Year 11 students have been selected to join a mentoring group facilitated by the Graeme Dingle Foundation. We… Read More
First Aid for Vocational Pathway students
First Aid for Vocational Pathway students

May 19, 2022

Our students had the opportunity to learn how to save lives in a fun and interactive environment. The experienced and qualified… Read More
Cat Food Drive
Cat Food Drive

May 18, 2022

We need your help to collect as much cat food as possible. Cat food donations can be dropped off to Michael, Olivia or Danika… Read More
Rock climbing Rainbow Youth Group
Rock climbing Rainbow Youth Group

May 18, 2022

Every Friday 5pm - 6:30pm At Boulder Co (next to Mitre 10 at North West)  It is completely free!! Read More
Medical Science academy badge ceremony
Medical Science academy badge ceremony

May 18, 2022

On Tuesday, 17th of May, the Medical Science academy had its badge ceremony. Read More
Calming our minds and reducing stress
Calming our minds and reducing stress

May 17, 2022

On Monday's teacher only day, we were lucky to have Lance Burdett from WARN International speak to the staff about mental… Read More
We Welcome Liza Dittmar to our team
We Welcome Liza Dittmar to our team

May 17, 2022

Parents and students will recognise Liza as the outgoing new staff member at our front desk reception; Liza started with… Read More
Staff Vacancy-Homestay Accommodation and Groups Co-ordinator
Staff Vacancy-Homestay Accommodation and Groups Co-ordinator

May 13, 2022

We are seeking a person to develop this important role within our growing International Student Department. This is a 30… Read More
Art Taster Day
Art Taster Day

May 12, 2022

This week, we welcomed year 8 students from Waitakere Primary, Swanson School, Henderson Intermediate, and Rangeview Intermediate.… Read More
Rānui Community Garden Work Experience
Rānui Community Garden Work Experience

May 11, 2022

Melissa and Thomas, two of our amazing ISC students, have started their work experience at the Rānui Community Gardens. Read More
RYDA Road Safety Programme for Year 12s
RYDA Road Safety Programme for Year 12s

May 11, 2022

On June 14, all Year 12 students will be participating in the award-winning RYDA Road Safety Education Workshop. Read More
Classics trip to Italy and Greece in 2023 - Parents information evening
Classics trip to Italy and Greece in 2023 - Parents information evening

May 27, 2022

There is a parents' information evening on Tuesday 31st May. Time: 6pm Location: Staff room Read More
Welcome pōwhiri at Avondale College
Welcome pōwhiri at Avondale College

May 5, 2022

Two of our staff, Whaea Frances Campbell and Bruno Zarins, were welcomed into the teaching and school community of Avondale… Read More
Open mens basketball team
Open mens basketball team

May 5, 2022

Over the Holidays the Open men’s basketball team conducted a full-day training session Read More
Nathan Brown has qualified for the World Diving Championships in Budapest this July.
Nathan Brown has qualified for the World Diving Championships in Budapest this July.

May 5, 2022

At the North Island champs Nathan won first place, a huge PB and ALMOST a new NZ record (scoring 391) along with a qualifying… Read More
We welcome Andrew Cesan to the teaching team as our new Dance Teacher.
We welcome Andrew Cesan to the teaching team as our new Dance Teacher.

May 5, 2022

Andrew is an expert in Hip Hop, Contemporary, and Tap dance. He was part of the choreography team for the World of Wearable… Read More
ISC Students on work experience
ISC Students on work experience

May 4, 2022

This week our ISC senior students in rooms 1 and 5 have recommenced work experience after 8 months due to covid restrictions. Read More
Outward Bound leadership course
Outward Bound leadership course

May 4, 2022

Dayton Tier was selected by the college to attend an Outward Bound 3 week resilience and leadership course over the school… Read More
Join the girls u15 football team at Oratia United
Join the girls u15 football team at Oratia United

May 4, 2022

Oratia Football United are putting together a local Girls U15 football team. Read More
1st XV Boys Rugby training camp
1st XV Boys Rugby training camp

May 3, 2022

During the 2nd week of the school holidays the 1st XV Boys Rugby training camp attended camp which was a great cause before… Read More
Farewell to Frances, Lisa and Bruno
Farewell to Frances, Lisa and Bruno

April 14, 2022

We say farewell to three of our much-loved staff this week, see the gallery of images of the powerful Haka performed for… Read More
Isabella Gasu selected to represent Samoa at the FIBA Oceania championship qualifiers in Amman, Jordan
Isabella Gasu selected to represent Samoa at the FIBA Oceania championship qualifiers in Amman, Jordan

April 14, 2022

This has been no small feat given she is the only Athlete selected in New Zealand to join this team. Read More
Designing & Creating in Technology
Designing & Creating in Technology

April 13, 2022

The Technology Department has had a busy Term 1, we are enjoying being back in the classroom designing and creating again. Read More
Max Wymer Parafed Auckland Rookie of the Year 2021
Max Wymer Parafed Auckland Rookie of the Year 2021

April 12, 2022

Congratulations Max Wymer who has achieved this title Read More
Celebrating NCEA Achievement
Celebrating NCEA Achievement

April 6, 2022

It was wonderful to have the opportunity to celebrate the success of Year 12 students who attained NCEA Achieved, Merit… Read More
Year 13 Dance Special Guest Tutor
Year 13 Dance Special Guest Tutor

April 6, 2022

We were fortunate to have a special guest tutor this week, Tupua Tigafua Read More
New Bones to the School
New Bones to the School

March 30, 2022

As our roll grows and consolidates, the College, in partnership with the Ministry of Education continues to make improvements… Read More
Celebrating Success
Celebrating Success

March 30, 2022

School-wide writing strength has improved by 5% in just 4 weeks and we continue to see progress in all areas of writing. Read More
NCEA Online Seminar
NCEA Online Seminar

March 30, 2022

The purpose of the seminar is to help parents understand the NCEA requirements at each level and to see how they can support… Read More
Education Perfect Language Championships Awards
Education Perfect Language Championships Awards

March 30, 2022

The Languages Department is so proud of our students and their achievements so far this year. It's only Term 1 and our students… Read More
Student Teachers are here for placement
Student Teachers are here for placement

March 30, 2022

We welcome our new student teachers to Waitakere College Read More
AAC technology giving a voice to our students
AAC technology giving a voice to our students

March 30, 2022

You may have seen some of our ISC students using an ipad device during their classes. This is a type of Augmentative and… Read More
Follow the prefect Instagram page
Follow the prefect Instagram page

March 23, 2022

@42prefects are on Instagram Read More
Class of the week - 9T Science
Class of the week - 9T Science

March 23, 2022

9T Science were one of 4 winners this week Read More
Class of the week - BT's 9HMT
Class of the week - BT's 9HMT

March 23, 2022

BT's 9HMT was one of 4 winning classes this week Read More
Class of the week - 10FRE 83A
Class of the week - 10FRE 83A

March 23, 2022

10FRE 83A were one of 4 winners this week Read More
Class of the week - DRA101
Class of the week - DRA101

March 23, 2022

DRA101 was one of 4 class winners this week Read More
Level 3 Service Academy Camp 2022
Level 3 Service Academy Camp 2022

March 23, 2022

Held at Action Matakana, Camp Baker was an epic experience for all Read More
Meet your new Student Board Rep
Meet your new Student Board Rep

March 23, 2022

Talofa lava, my name is Sarah Opetaia and I am your new student board of trustees representative for 2022. Read More
Music therapy in ISC
Music therapy in ISC

March 22, 2022

Our students are really enjoying their music therapy sessions on Fridays with Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre. Read More
Tamaki Makaurau Poatrawhiti - U17 - Nga Rangatahi representative netball team.
Tamaki Makaurau Poatrawhiti - U17 - Nga Rangatahi representative netball team.

March 21, 2022

Congratulations to the following students for making the team Read More
Our new Communications Administrator
Our new Communications Administrator

March 17, 2022

Hi I'm Lisa Zidich, I joined the support staff team on Monday the 14th March. Read More
Congratulations Jessica Brooker
Congratulations Jessica Brooker

March 18, 2022

Congratulations to Jessica Brooker (In 9C ABY) who has read 102,634 words on Reading Plus in the last five weeks! Read More
We've had our best year EVER the International Education Perfect Languages Competition
We've had our best year EVER the International Education Perfect Languages Competition

March 18, 2022

Students participated in 15 languages and achieved AMAZING RESULTS both within New Zealand and internationally. Read More
Year 9 DIGITAL Welcome Google Meet
Year 9 DIGITAL Welcome Google Meet

March 18, 2022

Where your parents and caregivers can meet your teacher Read More
Overdue Library Books
Overdue Library Books

March 17, 2022

Overdue library books from 2021 Read More
Welcome to our new DP
Welcome to our new DP

March 21, 2022

Welcome to our new Deputy Principal. Congratulations to Jane Coup who now joins our Senior Leadership Team here at Waitakere… Read More
Condolences on the passing of Suliveta Nathan Siaosi
Condolences on the passing of Suliveta Nathan Siaosi

March 15, 2022

It is with sadness that we announce that one of our students, Suliveta Nathan Siaosi, who has been with us since 2020, has… Read More
Circability? Certainly!
Circability? Certainly!

March 10, 2022

Our students and staff love their Circability classes. Everyone always has a lot of fun. Read More
This Year’s Head Prefects
This Year’s Head Prefects

March 10, 2022

Congratulations to our newly appointed Head Prefects! Read More
Peer Mentors in Action
Peer Mentors in Action

March 10, 2022

Our college is richer and stronger because of our dedicated year 12 & 13 Peer Mentors. These leaders meet with a year 9… Read More
Introducing Our Senior Dance Leaders
Introducing Our Senior Dance Leaders

March 10, 2022

The Dance department is introducing four fantastic senior dance leaders for 2022. Read More
Junior Rugby Academy
Junior Rugby Academy

March 8, 2022

Junior Rugby Academy is well underway with a strong turnout to start the year. Read More
Winter Sports: Preseason & Development
Winter Sports: Preseason & Development

March 4, 2022

Many of our winter sports teams have begun their programmes, preparing our students for Term 2. We want as many students… Read More
Pasifika Fono
Pasifika Fono

March 3, 2022

“A tatou pulupulu lima fa’atasi, e māmā ai se avega” - Many hands, make light work Read More
The ISC's Fantastic Art
The ISC's Fantastic Art

March 2, 2022

This term, some in the ISC have sought to imitate the style and flair of famous Kiwi artist Reuben Paterson. Read More
Next Chapter Parenting Course
Next Chapter Parenting Course

March 2, 2022

Next Chapter Parenting is offering individual and group parenting sessions via Zoom. Read More
eBooks - How to Get Connected
eBooks - How to Get Connected

March 2, 2022

The school has an excellent library with around 10,000 normal books, however if you are working remotely then the school… Read More
After School Hip Hop Sessions
After School Hip Hop Sessions

March 2, 2022

Every Thursday after school, our students are hard at work perfecting their moves. Read More
If you have the dream, we have the pathway
If you have the dream, we have the pathway

February 28, 2022

Vocational Pathways provides students with fantastic opportunities to explore their career aspirations. Read More
Students Celebrate Chinese New Year
Students Celebrate Chinese New Year

February 25, 2022

Students at Waitākere College took the opportunity to recreate the Auckland Lantern Festival in the classroom. Read More
Good Times for Our ISC Students
Good Times for Our ISC Students

February 24, 2022

While our ISC kids were out on their nature walk for topic studies they made a delicious discovery. Read More
Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) Kickstart
Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) Kickstart

February 24, 2022

On Monday and Tuesday, our year 12 and 13 Business students attended the Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) Kickstart event via… Read More
Education Perfect Languages Championships
Education Perfect Languages Championships

February 24, 2022

Calling all students who want to participate in this year's Education Perfect Languages Championships. Read More
2022 Pasifika Fono
2022 Pasifika Fono

February 24, 2022

Next Wednesday at 6:30 pm (2nd March), we have our first Pasifika Fono of the year. Read More
Digital ID Cards Are Here (almost)!
Digital ID Cards Are Here (almost)!

February 24, 2022

Due to technical difficulties, getting a digital ID will be a couple of weeks away. Read More
Board of Trustees Student Representative Nominations
Board of Trustees Student Representative Nominations

February 22, 2022

Want to make a difference at school? Nominate your preferred Student Representative for the Board of Trustees! Read More
Student Leadership: Our 2022 Prefects
Student Leadership: Our 2022 Prefects

February 17, 2022

Our Prefects are an integral part of our school's culture of success. They are the voice of our students, offering their… Read More
Making a Positive Difference
Making a Positive Difference

February 17, 2022

The story behind the story: thanks to all who helped our scholarship winners achieve success. Read More
Success at Secondary School Aquathon
Success at Secondary School Aquathon

February 17, 2022

Congratulations to Charlotte Brown, who placed 3rd at the Secondary School Aquathon (senior girls). Read More
Our Services
Our Services

February 17, 2022

Here at Waitakere College, we offer a range of services to promote the health and wellbeing (Hauora) of our students. Read More
A Reminder of Protocols for Students at Red Light
A Reminder of Protocols for Students at Red Light

February 16, 2022

We encourage all our students to follow these protocols to reduce the spread of Covid-19. Read More
New Staff, Same Purpose
New Staff, Same Purpose

February 11, 2022

On Friday 4th of February, we welcomed a new generation of teachers and staff into the College at our Whare. Read More
Congratulations to Our Scholarship Recipients!
Congratulations to Our Scholarship Recipients!

February 10, 2022

What does it take to be the best? Ask these students who rank among the top 3% in their respective subjects. Read More
Year 9 Pōwhiri
Year 9 Pōwhiri

February 10, 2022

This week, we welcomed our year 9 students and new teachers with a pōwhiri on the turf. Read More
Our Peer Mentors: Friendly Faces and Helpful Guides
Our Peer Mentors: Friendly Faces and Helpful Guides

February 10, 2022

Our Peer Mentors completed a two-day training course to help guide year 9 Students through their first year of high school. Read More
Coming Up
Coming Up

February 4, 2022

See what's coming up over the next few weeks in the life of Waitakere College. Read More
Japan Zoom
Japan Zoom

February 3, 2022

Do you like making friends in other countries? Do you want to get really good at zoom meeting technology and global communication… Read More
Students Back Where They Belong
Students Back Where They Belong

February 3, 2022

It’s been a long break, but students are finally back where they belong. We welcomed our first students into school on Wednesday,… Read More
Congratulations to Our 2022 Prefects!
Congratulations to Our 2022 Prefects!

February 3, 2022

Waitakere College is proud to present our prefects for this year. These students have been selected for their leadership… Read More
Global Competency Certificate
Global Competency Certificate

February 2, 2022

There is an opportunity for a few more students to participate in this 5-week Global Competency Certificate course in March,… Read More
New Year, New Build
New Year, New Build

February 2, 2022

There have been significant developments around the school, with four new classrooms and ongoing upgrades to the school… Read More
Sport Coaches Wanted
Sport Coaches Wanted

February 2, 2022

Please get in touch with our Director of Sport, Mr Liam Mulrooney, if you are interested in coaching a school sports team.… Read More
Buddies Without Borders – Global Citizenship Project
Buddies Without Borders – Global Citizenship Project

February 2, 2022

Would you like to meet students overseas and brainstorm ideas for solving challenges that impact us all? Read More
Homestay Hosts for future International Students
Homestay Hosts for future International Students

February 3, 2022

Are you interested in becoming a Homestay Host for future International Students? Read More
Newsletter Issue 25 | Term 3 | 12 September, 2021
Newsletter Issue 25 | Term 3 | 12 September, 2021

September 13, 2021

Bring Out The Best Of Us Read More
Newsletter Issue 24 | Term 3 | 4 September, 2021
Newsletter Issue 24 | Term 3 | 4 September, 2021

September 13, 2021

Aroha, Manawanui & Matauranga - You Got This! Read More
Newsletter Issue 22 | Term 3 | 15 August, 2021
Newsletter Issue 22 | Term 3 | 15 August, 2021

August 22, 2021

The 'Money Term' Continues Read More
Newsletter Issue 21 | Term 3 | 08 August, 2021
Newsletter Issue 21 | Term 3 | 08 August, 2021

August 11, 2021

Term 3 - The 'Money Term' Read More
Open Evening 2021

August 1, 2021

Open Evening 2021 Read More
Year 11 International Cultural Market Days
Year 11 International Cultural Market Days

July 16, 2021

Year 11 International Cultural Market Days Read More
Matariki 2021
Matariki 2021

July 14, 2021

Matariki 2021 Read More
Changing Minds - 2021 Waitākere College School Show
Changing Minds - 2021 Waitākere College School Show

June 23, 2021

Changing Minds - 2021 Waitākere College School Show Read More
Newsletter Issue 15 | Term 2 | 13 June, 2021
Newsletter Issue 15 | Term 2 | 13 June, 2021

June 13, 2021

Looking After Our Wider Whanau Read More
Newsletter Issue 13 | Term 2 | 30 May, 2021
Newsletter Issue 13 | Term 2 | 30 May, 2021

May 31, 2021

Time To Assess - Prepare Well Read More
Newsletter Issue 12 | Term 2 | 23 May, 2021
Newsletter Issue 12 | Term 2 | 23 May, 2021

May 25, 2021

Gratitude Determines Your Altitude Read More
Newsletter Issue 10 | Term 2 | 9 May, 2021
Newsletter Issue 10 | Term 2 | 9 May, 2021

May 14, 2021

Term 2 - Academic, Sporting, Social, And Arts Opportunities Are Our Norm Read More
Newsletter Issue 09 | Term 1 | 25 April, 2021
Newsletter Issue 09 | Term 1 | 25 April, 2021

May 14, 2021

A Solid Term Of Education, Events And Learning Read More
Newsletter Issue 08 | Term 1 | 11 April, 2021
Newsletter Issue 08 | Term 1 | 11 April, 2021

May 14, 2021

Last Week Before Break - Keep Striving Read More
Newsletter Issue 07 | Term 1 | 04 April, 2021
Newsletter Issue 07 | Term 1 | 04 April, 2021

May 14, 2021

Working Together To Achieve Success Read More
Newsletter Issue 03 | Term 1 | 27 February, 2021
Newsletter Issue 03 | Term 1 | 27 February, 2021

March 13, 2021

Waitākere College Communications - For Success Read More
SCHOOL OPEN at Level 2 - Monday 8 March 2021

March 5, 2021

SCHOOL OPEN at Level 2 - Monday 8 March 2021 Read More
Year 9 BBQ Cancelled
Year 9 BBQ Cancelled

February 22, 2021

Year 9 BBQ Cancelled Read More
Athletics Moved To 26th February
Athletics Moved To 26th February

February 22, 2021

Athletics Moved To 26th February Read More
Newsletter Issue 02 | Term 1 | 20 February, 2021
Newsletter Issue 02 | Term 1 | 20 February, 2021

February 22, 2021

Newsletter Issue 02 | Term 1 | 20 February, 2021 Read More
Photo Booth For Mental Health Week
Photo Booth For Mental Health Week

October 9, 2020

Photo Booth For Mental Health Week Read More
Student Rep For Board Of Trustees
Student Rep For Board Of Trustees

October 9, 2020

Student Rep For Board Of Trustees Read More
Celebrating Tuvaluan Language Week
Celebrating Tuvaluan Language Week

October 9, 2020

Celebrating Tuvaluan Language Week Read More
Sign Language Week
Sign Language Week

October 9, 2020

Sign Language Week Read More
Hauora/Wellbeing
Hauora/Wellbeing

October 9, 2020

Hauora/Wellbeing Read More
Senior Student Workshops
Senior Student Workshops

October 9, 2020

Senior Student Workshops Read More
International Department Farewell
International Department Farewell

October 9, 2020

International Department Farewell Read More
Intra School Basketball 2020
Intra School Basketball 2020

October 9, 2020

Intra School Basketball 2020 Read More
Term 3 Book Battle - Results
Term 3 Book Battle - Results

October 9, 2020

Term 3 Book Battle - Results Read More
Attendance Award
Attendance Award

October 9, 2020

Attendance Award Read More
Te Reo Māori Week
Te Reo Māori Week

October 9, 2020

Te Reo Māori Week Read More
Assessment Week October 14 - 21
Assessment Week October 14 - 21

October 9, 2020

Assessment Week October 14 - 21 Read More
Building Academy Talent
Building Academy Talent

October 9, 2020

Building Academy Talent Read More
Mental Health Week September 23rd - 27th
Mental Health Week September 23rd - 27th

October 9, 2020

Mental Health Week September 23rd - 27th Read More
Masks @ Waitakere
Masks @ Waitakere

October 9, 2020

Masks @ Waitakere Read More
Tongan Language Week
Tongan Language Week

October 9, 2020

Tongan Language Week Read More
Changes To NZQA Credits
Changes To NZQA Credits

October 9, 2020

Changes To NZQA Credits Read More
Joshua Naylor - Librarian
Joshua Naylor - Librarian

October 9, 2020

Joshua Naylor - Librarian Read More
Moana Masks
Moana Masks

October 9, 2020

Moana Masks Read More
Senior Student Tutorials, Workshops and Drop-ins
Senior Student Tutorials, Workshops and Drop-ins

October 9, 2020

Senior Student Tutorials, Workshops and Drop-ins Read More
ISC Rm 2 Made Their Own Masks
ISC Rm 2 Made Their Own Masks

October 9, 2020

ISC Rm 2 Made Their Own Masks Read More
ISC Have A New Van!
ISC Have A New Van!

October 9, 2020

ISC Have A New Van! Read More
"Welcome Back" A Message from your 2020 Prefects

September 1, 2020

"Welcome Back" A Message From Your 2020 Prefects Read More
Covid19 Actions in L3 & L2
Covid19 Actions in L3 & L2

August 27, 2020

Covid19 Actions in L3 & L2 Read More
Waitakere College Sports Captains
Waitakere College Sports Captains

August 27, 2020

Waitakere College Sports Captains Read More
Futures Expo 2020
Futures Expo 2020

August 27, 2020

Futures Expo 2020 Read More
Engineering Student Work Success
Engineering Student Work Success

August 27, 2020

Engineering Student Work Success Read More
Learner Licence Testing Success
Learner Licence Testing Success

August 27, 2020

Learner Licence Testing Success Read More
Cook Island Week
Cook Island Week

August 27, 2020

Cook Island Week Read More
Mr Shanahan's Class Of The Week T2W3
Mr Shanahan's Class Of The Week T2W3

August 27, 2020

Mr Shanahan's Class Of The Week T2W3 Read More
Polynesian Panthers
Polynesian Panthers

August 27, 2020

Polynesian Panthers Read More
L2 Geo
L2 Geo

August 27, 2020

L2 Geo Read More
10HMT Wood Class
10HMT Wood Class

August 27, 2020

10HMT Wood Class Read More
Environmental Project
Environmental Project

August 27, 2020

Environmental Project Read More
Mr Shanahan's Class Of The Week T3W2
Mr Shanahan's Class Of The Week T3W2

August 27, 2020

Mr Shanahan's Class Of The Week T3W2 Read More
12SVA Leadership Camp
12SVA Leadership Camp

August 27, 2020

12SVA Leadership Camp Read More
Whakapiki Ake
Whakapiki Ake

August 27, 2020

Whakapiki Ake Read More
Under 18 Combine
Under 18 Combine

August 27, 2020

Under 18 Combine Read More
10 A Netball
10 A Netball

August 27, 2020

10 A Netball Read More
New Beginnings
New Beginnings

August 27, 2020

New Beginnings Read More
Mr Shanahan's Class Of The Week T3W1
Mr Shanahan's Class Of The Week T3W1

August 27, 2020

Mr Shanahan's Class Of The Week T3W1 Read More
Front Of School Changes
Front Of School Changes

August 27, 2020

Front Of School Changes Read More
Mr Shanahan's Class Of The Week T2W12
Mr Shanahan's Class Of The Week T2W12

August 27, 2020

Mr Shanahan's Class Of The Week T2W12 Read More
Food Drive
Food Drive

August 27, 2020

Food Drive Read More
Unity At Waitakere College
Unity At Waitakere College

August 27, 2020

Unity At Waitakere College Read More
Reading Star!
Reading Star!

August 11, 2020

Reading Star! Read More
Miss Parbhoo's Social Studies Top Project
Miss Parbhoo's Social Studies Top Project

August 11, 2020

Miss Parbhoo's Social Studies Top Project Read More
Food For Life
Food For Life

August 11, 2020

Food For Life Read More
Waitakere College Annual Dance Showcare
Waitakere College Annual Dance Showcare

July 23, 2020

Waitakere College Annual Dance Showcare Read More
Whanau Hui 2020
Whanau Hui 2020

June 19, 2020

You are invited to a fun and informal evening, celebrating Matariki and Māori student success. Read More
Health News
Health News

June 19, 2020

REMINDER: Flu season is here! If your child is unwell, please keep them at home and let us know by phoning 09 836 7890 and… Read More
Science In Action
Science In Action

June 19, 2020

Every Wednesday morning, the Science department open their doors and hold workshops for students. This was the first week… Read More
Mr Shanahan's Class Of The Week
Mr Shanahan's Class Of The Week

June 19, 2020

Mr Shanahan's Class Of The Week Read More