Greymouth High School
|Greymouth High School|
|Type||State, Co-educational, Secondary|
|Motto||Whāia te iti kahurangi - Strive for Success|
|Ministry of Education Institution no.||303|
|School roll||537 (July 2016)|
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.
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). Karoro Learning was sold to Front-line Training Consultancy Ltd in 2015.
Mawhera Services Academy
Greymouth High School established Mawhera Services Academy (MSA) in 2002, a military oriented course, with funding from the Tertiary Education Commission, New Zealand. There are now over 25 service academies throughout New Zealand.
- Rick Barker (born 1951), cabinet minister of the New Zealand Government 2002–2008
- Jackie Thomas (born 1990), singer of The X Factor fame
- Bill Pearson (born 1922), New Zealand writer
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- "Mawhera Services Academy". Archived from the original on 2008-10-14. Retrieved 12 July 2009.
- Ministry of Education - Service Academies, retrieved 2016-02-04
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