Aotea College

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Aotea College
Aotea College Logo004.png
Okowai Road,
New Zealand

Coordinates 41°07′31″S 174°51′17″E / 41.1254°S 174.8547°E / -41.1254; 174.8547Coordinates: 41°07′31″S 174°51′17″E / 41.1254°S 174.8547°E / -41.1254; 174.8547
Type State Co-educational Secondary, years 9-13
Established 1978
Ministry of Education Institution no. 253
Principal Kate Gainsford
School roll 897[1] (October 2014)
Socio-economic decile 5

Aotea College is a state co-educational secondary school located in Porirua, New Zealand. Founded in 1978, the school serves students for Year 9 to 13 (ages 12 to 18) across the northern suburbs of Porirua.

Sport and cultural activities[edit]

Sport and cultural activities are a major part of Aotea College. Students are encouraged to take at least one winter sport and summer sport. Aotea College competes in the New Zealand National Secondary Schools Barbershop competition - in 2008, the girls' chorus won first place in both the regional and the national competition in Wellington.

Notable ex-students[edit]


  1. ^ "Directory of Schools - as at 5 November 2014". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 2014-12-06. 

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