What's Going On

Senior Prizegiving

Senior Prizegiving is on Wednesday 5th November at 7:00pm in the School Hall. This event includes the awarding of Academic Prizes and Year 13 Graduation.

Term 2 has begun! Welcome back

Welcome back everyone.

There is a lot on this term with winter sports, many field trips including Mountain biking and Te Reo Maori trips to Rotorua and the Year 13 Geography trip to Fiji.


Always be Prepared: Keep an eye on the Website calendar and be aware of what's coming up and what you need to be prepared. Use a diary to enter due dates for assignments.


Step it Up:  Make the most of the opportunities offered for extra tutoring before and after school. Set yourself an academic goal.


Manaakitanga: We have three new staff members at our school. Find out who they are; introduce yourselves and introduce them to Waihi College.


This is only a nine week term. Keep busy. Strive for excellence. Have fun.


Term dates for 2014

Term dates for 2014 are as follows:

Term 1:  January 30 to April 17   (11 weeks)

Term 2:  May 5 to July 4   (9 weeks)

Term 3:  July 21 to September 26   (10 weeks)

Term 4:  October 13 to December 11   (9 weeks)

Have a great summer break!

Significant Service to Sport Award 2013

The Samson Family

The Samsons have been an integral part of Waihi Life for many decades, and their contributions to College life beyond student existence started when Ian was a member of the College Board of Governors in the mid 1970’s, and his sons and later his daughter were students here.

Read more: Significant Service to Sport Award 2013

Senior Course Information 2014

For the Senior Course Information Booklet, go to the Academic page or click HERE

Have a Safe Break

Enjoy your break everyone. Rest well, stay safe, study hard if you need to.

Try something different.

Go Waihi has a range of events on over the holiday break. Click HERE for a copy of the Goldfest Programme 2013.

Tu Meke!

BEWARE: Spirit days are coming. Are you prepared? This year the theme is TU MEKE! Plan your outfits to earn points for your house and get ready for Waihi College to show the world we are tu meke! And remember, to get the most out of these days, get involved, sign up and STEP IT UP!

For more pictures from last year's Spirit Days click here

House points have been updated and for a breakdown of the points so far go the the House Competition page or the points breaksdown page

Netsafety for Parents

Click above to view full poster. For more information contact our school office.


Year 12s at Goat Island Marine Reserve

Thirty seven Year 12 Biology students recently went to Goat Island Marine reserve for three days to develop their understanding of marine ecology and biology.  Bobbing in the water in front of Goat Island is Holly Long-Cuff, Alice Madsen and Nicole Kerr.

Year 8 Camp - Maratoto Valley

Over two weeks, all the Year 8 students have been away at Maratoto Valley Camp. The camp combined competitive and co-perative activities with learning around the term's focus of "change" where students compared water and forest ecosystems as they develop over time.

Read more: Year 8 Camp - Maratoto Valley

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