Hato Paora College
|Hato Paora College|
1314 Kimbolton Road,
R D 7,
|Type||Integrated boys' secondary, years 9-15|
|Motto||Whāia te Tika|
to always do what is right
|Established||1947; 73 years ago|
|Ministry of Education Institution no.||199|
|Principal||Dr. Nathan Matthews|
|School roll||123 (March 2019)|
Hato Paora College is a Catholic, Māori Boys' Boarding school located near Cheltenham, Feilding, New Zealand. It was founded in 1947 under the leadership of Marist Priest, Isaac J Gupwell. It is the largest Boys' Maori Boarding Secondary School in New Zealand.
- Aroha Awarau, journalist, editor, playwright
- Morvin Edwards, former New Zealand Kiwi Rugby League Player,
- Max Takuira Matthew Mariu SM (1952-2005), Auxiliary Bishop of Hamilton (1988-2005), first Māori Catholic bishop.
- Shannon Paku, professional rugby union player
- Morvin Simon, composer and kapa haka expert
- Archie John Te Atawhai Taiaroa (3 January 1937 – 21 September 2010), Māori leader
- "Society of Mary – Marist Fathers and Brothers – New Zealand". Retrieved 28 September 2009.
- "Directory of Schools - as at 3 April 2019". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 9 May 2018.
- "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
- "A tour of the school". Archived from the original on 9 October 2007.
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