Greymouth High School

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Greymouth High School
Greymouth High School logo.jpg
High Street,
New Zealand
Coordinates 42°27′46″S 171°11′50″E / 42.4627°S 171.1972°E / -42.4627; 171.1972Coordinates: 42°27′46″S 171°11′50″E / 42.4627°S 171.1972°E / -42.4627; 171.1972
Type State, Co-educational, Secondary
Motto Whāia te iti kahurangi - Strive for Success
Established 1883[1]
Ministry of Education Institution no. 303
Principal Andy England[2]
School roll 537[3] (July 2016)
Socio-economic decile 4

Greymouth High School, originally called Greymouth District High School, is the largest school on the West Coast of New Zealand with a roll of 649 students.

Alternative education[edit]

Karoro Learning[edit]

Greymouth High School established Karoro Learning in 1994 who specialised in training job-seekers both on-campus and as an early distance learning provider throughout New Zealand (branded Learn@Home).[4] Karoro Learning was sold to Front-line Training Consultancy Ltd in 2015.[5]

Mawhera Services Academy[edit]

Greymouth High School established Mawhera Services Academy (MSA) in 2002, a military oriented course, with funding from the Tertiary Education Commission, New Zealand.[6] There are now over 25 service academies throughout New Zealand.[7]



  1. ^ Cyclopedia Company Limited (1906). "Educational". The Cyclopedia of New Zealand : Nelson, Marlborough & Westland Provincial Districts. Christchurch: The Cyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 31 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Staff Details". Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Directory of Schools - as at 2 August 2016". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 16 August 2016. 
  4. ^ Karoro Learning Profile (PDF), 2013-11-28, archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-01-14 
  5. ^ "Karoro Learning Website". Retrieved 2016-02-04. 
  6. ^ "Mawhera Services Academy". Archived from the original on 2008-10-14. Retrieved 12 July 2009. 
  7. ^ Ministry of Education - Service Academies, retrieved 2016-02-04 
  8. ^ Mold, Francesca (13 May 2003). "Barker joins cabinet". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 11 November 2007. 
  9. ^ Mussen, Deidre (31 August 2013). "X Factor Jackie's visit a hit". The Press. Retrieved 31 August 2013. 
  10. ^ Millar, Paul (2013-10-01). No Fretful Sleeper: A Life of Bill Pearson. University of Auckland Press. 

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