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|Type||co-educational state secondary school (years 9–13)|
|Ministry of Education Institution no.||96|
|School roll||1566 (July 2016)|
Aorere College is a co-educational state secondary school (years 9–13) that was established in 1964 in Papatoetoe, Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand. The current principal of the college is Greg Pierce. As of July 2016, there are approximately 1566 students enrolled.
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Due to the rapid increase in student population over the past couple of years the school has had to construct new buildings to accommodate all the students attending Aorere.
On-going renovations and upkeep to school buildings and infrastructure underpin the aim to provide a safe and state-of-the-art learning environment for students.
- Mark Hunt - 2001 World K1 Kickboxing champion
- Keven Mealamu - Current All Black/Blues Player
- Andrew John Pullan - applied mathematician
- Lorna Suafoa - ex Silver Ferns netball player
- Gary Troup - New Zealand cricket, Former deputy mayor of Manukau City
- "Directory of Schools - as at 2 August 2016". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 2016-08-16.
- "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015.