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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Waimea College news and events

Upcoming events

  • Head Student Assembly – 30 April30 Apr 2019
  • 100 Drama Performance – 30 April to 2 May02 May 2019
  • Principal’s Assembly – 7 May07 May 2019
  • Showquest – 10 May10 May 2019
  • TSS Swimming – 11 May11 May 2019
  • Head Students Assembly – 14 May14 May 2019
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