Rangitoto College has a proud sporting history which features numerous students who have become national champions and have triumphed for New Zealand competing at the highest levels as world champion.

The College provides over 40 different sports. Students are encouraged to participate in sport throughout their time at the College. With an extensive range of sports on offer and with a focus on long-term healthy lifestyle choices, students are pushed to unlock their potential and expand their talents.

Student participation is an important aspect of College life. Everyone is encouraged to participate in competitive as well as participatory sport.  The new house system has been designed to maximise participation and incorporates such events as Athletics, Swimming Sports Day and Cross Country.

Our sporting facilities are among the very best in New Zealand. They include an Olympic-standard water-based hockey turf, three gymnasiums (including full sized basketball and netball courts) indoor cricket nets and bowling machine and the nearby athletics track at the Millennium Institute. Students also have access to the Institutes indoor 50 metre swimming pool, health and fitness centre and their specialised medical facilities. The College also has onsite full-time physiotherapists free to all students/ staff.

The Sport Department is managed by the Director of Sport – Kaia Lene.  The Department comprises of Sport Administrators and Co-ordinators who actively support all Teachers in Charge of each sport.

Contact details are:

Kaia Lene
Director of Sport - (64-9) 477-0150 ext 700

Paula Taylor
Sports Administrator - (64-9) 477-0150 ext 701 

Heloise Simons                                                               
Athlete Performance Academy Administrator (64-9) 477-0150 ext 704

Nick Blundell
Director of Rugby - (64-9) 477-0150 ext 703 

Paul Wilson
Foottball Co-ordinator - (64-9) 477-0150 ext 707

Nathan Banks
Cricket Coordinator - (64-9) 477-0150 ext 705 

Natalie Pati
Netball Coordinator - (64-9) 477-0150 ext 706

Angela Perrot-Hunt
Basketball Co-ordinator - (64-9) 4770150 ext 702

Tawhai Whitewood
Physiotherapist - 021 995 722


Head of Department 
Kaia Lene