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Holiday Office Hours

The official holiday hours for the school office are:

Open till Thursday 18th December 12:00pm and then reopen on 21st January from 9:00am to 4:00pm

Merry Christmas everyone and keep safe!

Stationery List 2015

Stationery lists for 2015 are available here

We encourage you to shop locally or use www.theschoolstore.co.nz

Junior Prizegiving

Year 7 and 8 Prizegiving is held on Thursday 11th December at 9:30am in the school hall. Immediately after the prizegiving students will be released to go home with their parents. Buses will be running at Midday.  

Year 9 and 10 Prizegiving is held on Wednesday 10th December at 1:45pm in the school hall. This is the final day for these students.

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

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