|Local authority||Hamilton, New Zealand|
|Electoral ward||Hamilton West|
|Population||3606 (2006 Census)|
Maeroa Intermediate School
The suburbs contains Maeroa Intermediate School, which became the first intermediate school in the Waikato Region after being founded in 1954. The school coat of arms is registered with the College of Arms and includes arrows of desire, spear or sword of justice, lamp of knowledge and crosses. The bannerhead is also the school motto "I will not cease from mental fight", which is in line with the philosophy of a school that teaches children to think for themselves. Jerusalem is the school anthem.
In general, students of the school will be taught at least one language of French, German, Japanese, Spanish in addition to Te Reo Maori for those who choose to do so. The first principal of the school was Trevor Church. The school celebrated a 50th jubilee in 2004. That same year, the school hosted the Newscruise Challenge, an annual interschool news and general knowledge quiz sponsored by the Waikato Times. Footballer Marco Rojas is a notable alumni of the school.
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