Dunstan High School

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Dunstan High School
DunstanLogo.jpg
Address
12 Enterprise Street
Alexandra 9320
New Zealand
Coordinates 45°14′43″S 169°23′11″E / 45.2454°S 169.3864°E / -45.2454; 169.3864Coordinates: 45°14′43″S 169°23′11″E / 45.2454°S 169.3864°E / -45.2454; 169.3864
Information
Type State co-ed secondary (years 9 to 13)
Motto Seek Wisdom As Gold
Established 1962
Ministry of Education Institution no. 372
Principal Reece Goldsmith[1]
School roll 577[2] (February 2017)
Socio-economic decile 8P[3]
Website

Dunstan High School is a state secondary school located in Alexandra, in the Central Otago district in the South Island of New Zealand.

Dunstan High School also runs the Tititea Outdoor Education Centre,[4] which is located in the old homestead in the East Matukituki Valley on the outskirts of the Mount Aspiring National Park.

In 2009, the school installed an $800,000 clean-burning heating system, replacing a coal-fuelled system,[5] and constructed a new $2.3 million gymnasium.[6]

Notable alumni[edit]

Principals[edit]

Name Term
1 James Beath 1962–1968
2 Gary Jeffery 1969–1976
3 Graham Robinson 1977–1985
4 Rory Gollop 1986–1987
5 Dave Richardson 1988–1999
6 Dave Smyth 1999–2010
7 Brent Russell 2010–2017
8 Reece Goldsmith 2017-present

References[edit]

  1. ^ van Kampen, Lynda (19 November 2016). "Principal's resignation unexplained". Otago Daily Times. 
  2. ^ "Directory of Schools - as at 6 March 2017". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 10 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  4. ^ Tititea Outdoor Education Centre
  5. ^ Van Kempen, Lynda (3 March 2009). "Alexandra school switches to green energy". Otago Daily Times. Retrieved 2009-03-02. 
  6. ^ Manins, Rosie (22 August 2009). "Gymnasium progress". Otago Daily Times. Retrieved 2009-08-21. 

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