International Students

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Tamatea High School, Established in 1975, aims to deliver personal excellence in a Modern, Innovative, Co-educational environment

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Location and Facilities

Tamatea High School is situated in sunny Napier, a seaside city with a population of 57,240 people. The climate is hot in summer and cool in winter. The school is attractive and modern with facilities such as an auditorium, gymnasium, a music/drama suite, computerised library, newly refurbished student support centre, computers and computer pods, brand new science laboratories and technical blocks as well as large sports grounds and a school canteen.

Academic Programme

We take a holistic approach to learning and strive to support and encourage each student to develop an individual pathway through school.  A great variety of subjects is offered with multi-level subject choice, leading to all tertiary education options.  We prepare academic and non-academic students to face the future with a variety of skills and confidence.


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Extracurricular Activities

These include music tuition, dance groups, sports teams and fitness groups amongst many other exciting opportunities.  For further information, including our very competitive fee structure, please contact our International Dean, Ms Cheryl Brownlee.

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