News and Achievements

Tue 22 Aug 2017

Quillan (vocalist) achieved great results at the South Auckland Performing Arts Competitions.

Tue 22 Aug 2017

Rangitoto Music Department achieved incredible results at the 2017 KBB Music Festival held from 14 to 19 August.  The mammoth effort put in by the staff and students to prepare and execute such fine performances really paid off.

Tue 22 Aug 2017

Congratulations to our Jazz musicians who achieved fantastic results at the Auckland Schools Jazz Band Competition which was held across the first three weekends of Term 3.
We entered 4 bands and 5 combos in this competition and we're proud of the results.

Wed 26 Jul 2017

Oceania Athletics Area Championships, 2nd Place High Jump U18 Women, 3rd Place 100m Hurdles U18 Women, 2nd Place 4x400m Relay U18 Women, 2nd Place 4x100m Relay U18 Women

Wed 26 Jul 2017

OFC U19 Championship Winners 2017

Wed 26 Jul 2017

Silver Medal in Youth Commonwealth Games for Beach Volleyball

Mon 3 Jul 2017

Rangitoto College Dance students and staff enjoyed a very successful day at the Dance Brandz Auckland Regional Competition on Saturday 1 July, and came away with some fantastic results.

Thu 22 Jun 2017

Amy Hsu (Yr 13 student in 2013) has been selected as one of the semi-finalists in the prestigious 2017 Wallace National Piano Competition on 13 to 16 July.

Wed 21 Jun 2017

Congratulations to Emma Aley who has been awarded $1000 and a full time scholarship to Ettingshausens Dance School in Australia



Wed 14 Jun 2017


SOS - HIGHLY COMMENDED AWARD and Gala Concert Award for Most Captivating Performance

SOS - Best Classical Performance

SOS - Runner up for Best Other Styles Performance

Fri 9 Jun 2017 to Sun 11 Jun 2017

Our rock musicians had a successful time at Smokefree Rockquest recently.  Congratulations go to:

Brody Glanfield - Vocal Award and 4th place at the Solo/Duo Finals

Wed 7 Jun 2017 to Fri 9 Jun 2017

A number of our Music Students attended the New Zealand School of Music Jazz Project in Wellington.  Many congratulations to those students who received the following awards:

Sally Han - Best Bassist

Sally Han - Most Outstanding Musician

Wed 3 May 2017

Congratulations to the Rangitoto College Mega School Hip Hop Crew, who were placed 6th and received the Most Promising Award at the 2017 Street Dance NZ National Hip Hop Dance Championships.
The following Rangitoto students qualified to go to the World Championships.

Wed 3 May 2017

Three of our very talented Performing Arts students achieved great results at the recent North Shore Performing Arts Competitions.
Congratulations to:

Gemma Goldstein
1st place - Les and Sonia Andrews Cultural Foundation Award
2nd place - Music Theatre Song in Costume

Fri 21 Apr 2017

Isabella Thomas, Year 13 cornet player, qualified as the best in her section in New Zealand and will now compete against all the other winners from each section in the NZ Army Band Junior Champion of Champions at the 137th NZ Brass Championships.

Mon 10 Apr 2017

The graduating class of 2016 have excelled themselves academically, achieving a record number of scholarships across a record number of subjects, cementing the school as one of the top academic colleges in the country.

Mon 3 Apr 2017

82 music students + 6 staff travelled to Hawaii at the end of March to take part in the Pacific Basin Music Festival. Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra and Concert Band were each awarded Silver for their competitive performances.

Mon 13 Mar 2017

Jess was the recipient of a John Antony Scholarship for $1000 at the Northern Area Performance Theatre Awards in February.

Mon 13 Mar 2017

Emma qualified for the Showcase Dance National Championships (held in Gold Coast, Australia in January) after being crowned the Auckland Regional Pre-Senior Champion and Elite Title Winner in October 2016. Her awards were as follows:

Pre-Senior (15-16yrs) Elite section (solo)