Welcome to Vista Term 1!

Rangitoto College has had a positive and productive start to 2024. In this issue, we reflect on the start of the new school year, celebrate student success from the previous year's academic results, introduce our new Student Leadership Team, and share memories from a series of school events.

Principal's Report

Principal’s Report

Our annual Expo has been extended to include clubs and service groups alongside the traditional sports focus—leading to record numbers of sign-ups by students to co-curricular groups. Principal Patrick Gale highlights the many opportunities available to students at the college

Welcoming our Year 9s

We were delighted to welcome our new cohort of Year 9s in January. Hear from two Year 9 students, Yousef Abueideh and Cloe Porter about their start at Rangitoto College...

NCEA Scholarship Results

Rangitoto College has once again received incredible results in both the NCEA and Scholarship exams in 2023....

International Baccalaureate

Rangitoto College's International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma programme has achieved fantastic results again in the 2023 exams...

Student Leaders

We are thrilled to introduce our exceptional Student Leadership team for 2024! Leading the team are our Head students Cuba Rihari, Hamish Fleming, Kyel Anderson, and Ngaawai Simpkins...

Golf Day

Our sixth annual Golf Day Fundraiser is happening on Friday the 5th April at Pupuke Golf Club. This year we are raising funds for our Student Hardship Fund and our Performing Arts Department...

Visual Arts NCEA Top Art & Scholarship Success

A total of 14 students achieved Scholarships in the Visual Arts in 2023. Students went above and beyond to submit superb folios and accompanying Scholarship submissions...

Beach Volleyball

Our beach volleyball players recently travelled to Mount Maunagnui to compete at the NZ Secondary School's Beach Nationals and came away with fantastic results. Devyn Golaboski and Kalea Norton won gold...


Three students - a record high in the history of Rangitoto College - have been selected as part of New Zealand's training squad for the 2024 International Mathematical Olympiad. Gwang Ho Kim, Banghan (Edward) Xiao, and Yunxuan (Alan) Sun ...

International Department

This year Rangitoto College has welcomed over 100 international students from 18 different nationalities...

Lunar Festival

Our Korean and Chinese Leadership Teams opened up our first cultural event of the year starting with the Lunar Festival...

Guidance Report

This issue explores tackling a toxic achievement culture and offers insights into how to best support our young people throughout their academic career...

Uniform Shop

The Uniform Shop has new opening hours! We are now open every interval and lunchtime during term time to support students who need to buy new uniforms...

Career changer? Recent graduate? Train to teach with us!

Rangitoto College is proud to be a founding school within the Auckland Schools’ Teacher Trainee Programme.
We are now recruiting our future trainee teachers for 2024. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone who is thinking about becoming a teacher, particularly those considering a career change and looking to be immersed in a school environment while they train. Fees are paid and a generous stipend is provided. For more information and to apply, please email

School Sponsorship

Academics, Sports, Performing Art, and Culture—have you thought about connecting your business with our school?
Your support can help us continue to provide the excellent opportunities that we proudly offer.
Partnering your business with Rangitoto College can support our students in their initiatives and positively position your business within our local community. To learn more, contact our Community Relations Team at

Our Sponsors

We welcome enquiries about sponsorship from businesses looking to connect with Rangitoto College.
Please contact for more information