James Cook High School
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|James Cook High School|
|Dr Pickering Avenue,
|Type||State, Co-educational, Secondary (Years 9-13)|
|Ministry of Education Institution no.||100|
|School roll||1311 (July 2014)|
- The school's colours are royal blue and gold
James Cook High School was opened in February 1968.
Notable Alumni & Teachers
- Mr Ben Claxton, a current Physical Education teacher at the school was a member of successful New Zealand band, Mumsdollar.
- James Cook High School has sported many high Profile athletes over the years including Joe Rokocoko, Joe Galuvao, Jerome Kaino, Lelia Masaga and Scott Dixon
- James Cook was also known as a basketball powerhouse in South Auckland, producing NBL star Prem Krishna.
- Samoan soul songstress Marina Davis also attended James Cook during the 1990s
- Lavina Williams and Maybelle Galuvao are Ma-V-Elle, South Auckland's own soul sisters
- "Directory of Schools - as at 30 July 2014". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 2014-08-02.
- Decile change 2007 to 2008 for state & state integrated schools
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