Hato Paora College

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Hato Paora College
1314 Kimbolton Road,
R D 7,
New Zealand
Coordinates40°09′04″S 175°39′36″E / 40.1511°S 175.6601°E / -40.1511; 175.6601Coordinates: 40°09′04″S 175°39′36″E / 40.1511°S 175.6601°E / -40.1511; 175.6601
TypeIntegrated boys' secondary, years 9-15
MottoWhāia te Tika
to always do what is right[4]
Established1947; 73 years ago[1]
Ministry of Education Institution no.199
PrincipalDr. Nathan Matthews
School roll123[2] (March 2019)
Socio-economic decile4J[3]

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.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Society of Mary – Marist Fathers and Brothers – New Zealand". Retrieved 28 September 2009.
  2. ^ "Directory of Schools - as at 3 April 2019". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
  4. ^ "A tour of the school". Archived from the original on 9 October 2007.
  5. ^ http://parorangi.maori.nz/HBCOBA_foundation.htm

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