News and Achievements

Mon 28 Sep 2015
“Rangitoto has some of the best facilities in the southern hemisphere and now its auditorium boasts audio that is best-in-class. 

The college is dedicated to maximizing students’ potential through the provision of a world class education and optimal facilities.

Tue 8 Sep 2015

In May this year Zoe Green traveled to Melbourne to compete in the Victorian Modern Jive Championships and placed 1st in the Intermediate Freestyle category!

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Congratulations to the Rangitoto College Piano Competition Winners:
Junior Section: Raymond Liu & Daniel Xu
Senior Section: Ben Gailer
Duet Section: Susie Xu & Samantha Gailer

Thu 27 Aug 2015

Congratulations to Year 11 trumpeter Isabella Thomas, who has been selected for the National Secondary Schools' Brass Band.

Thu 27 Aug 2015

Congratulations to our instrumental groups for their results at KBB Music Festival!
Big Band - Silver Award
Stage Band - Bronze Award
Junior Jazz Orchestra - Bronze Award
Concert Band - Bronze Award
Orchestra - Bronze Award
Chamber Orchestra - Bronze Award

Tue 18 Aug 2015

Ex student Isaac Fotu and current student Tai Wynyard performing the haka with the Tall Blacks to Australia, prior to their first game at the 2015 FIBA Championship.

Please click here to watch the video clip.
Mon 17 Aug 2015

BIG BAND - Platinum Award & Best Big Band Award
NORTH SEA JAZZ COMBO - Platinum Award
MONTREUX JAZZ COMBO - Gold Award
STAGE BAND - Silver Award
JUNIOR JAZZ COMBO - Silver Award
NEWPORT JAZZ COMBO - Silver Award

Wed 12 Aug 2015

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected for the KBB Music Festival Honours groups.
Big Band: Leo Jaffrey - Tenor Sax, Ben Gailer - Bari Sax, Zachary Lim - Trombone

Wed 12 Aug 2015

Congratulations to the following students for their success in the Inaugural Rangitoto College 48 hour Scriptwriting Challenge which took place over the weekend of 24-26 July.

Mon 27 Jul 2015

Georgia recently returned from the Australian Latin Dance Championships in Sydney and now holds the title of the Australasian Youth Salsa Soloist and Youth Mixed Latin Duet (with another dancer from Blenheim).

Mon 20 Jul 2015

During the weekend of 4 - 6 July cycling students competed in the NISS Road and Track Cycling Championships at Lake Karapiro. The students were: Bryony Botha, Hannah Gumbley, Briana Gunn, Cameron Riches, Jack Culley and Jack McNeely. Congratulations and well done to you all!

Tue 14 Jul 2015

Congratulations to Coach Kenny Stone and the Rangitoto College Boys in the Harbour U17 team.

Mon 13 Jul 2015

The Fundamentals Choir have just attended the award ceremony at the European Choir Games in Magdeburg, Germany.

Wed 24 Jun 2015

Congratulations to the 1st XV Rugby team and coaches Nick Cella and Simmo Mckennie - current holders of the Woodhouse Sheild.  A tough game saw them take the shield from Westlake on 16 May with a score of 20-17.

Wed 24 Jun 2015

Congratulations to our 1st XI Girls and coaches Dave Kosoof & Claudia Hanham for winning the Grade 1 North Harbour competition on 11 June at NH Hockey Stadium.

Tue 23 Jun 2015

"Each year a handful of our high school students gain entry to some of the world’s top universities.

Fri 12 Jun 2015

New Zealand has won the Fiba under-18 world 3 x 3 Basketball championship, beating Argentina 20-18 in the final.

Wed 10 Jun 2015 to Thu 11 Jun 2015

The Fundamentals and SOS Choirs were Highly Commended.  The Fundamentals also received the award for Best Mixed Choir. Rhianna Clarke was awarded the Conductor's Development Prize.  Congratulations to all who took part.

Sun 7 Jun 2015

Lauren was placed 3rd (out of about 80 entrants) at the Smokefree Rockquest Auckland Finals for Solo/Duos

Fri 5 Jun 2015

Congratulations to James Dentice, Jaxon Jones, Michael Prentice and Charlie Ford, who were awarded 3rd Place with their band Modern Tricks.  Also, well done to Limitless - Jolene O'Sullivan, Shania-Lee Sadie and Dara Shapkova - for receiving the Best Song Award.

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