Kia Ora and welcome to Kaipara College where we offer a unique educational experience for our students. We have a philosophy of academic challenge which provides opportunities for all to be involved and grow through a holistic education. A focus on top quality teaching and learning, with ordered yet exciting classrooms, grows young people full of purpose, curiosity and enthusiasm. Strong personal relationships are present throughout the college, inspiring students to have the confidence to succeed at the highest level.

Our students are expected to contribute to the wider community in a positive and socially responsible manner, with clear avenues for personal and leadership development offered. We support our students to fulfil their aspirations and fully develop their potential.

We look forward to meeting you, and invite you to visit our vibrant school to discover what Kaipara College offers for you.

If you have questions, or require information please ring the college (09) 4208640 we will be happy to help. Please contact the school for enrolment information.

Phone the College office to make an appointment (09) 420 8640.

Important 2018 Start Dates:

Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 January Peer Support Camp

Tuesday 30 and Wednesday 31 January Year 9 Orientation (9am start with Powhiri – all whānau welcome)

Wednesday 31 January Year 10-13 new student orientation (9am-11am)

Thursday 1 February First full school day for all students (8.45am-3.10pm)


Kia tātika ki tāu taumata – To the best of one’s ability


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