Tangaroa College

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Tangaroa College
Haumia Way,
New Zealand
Coordinates 36°58′21″S 174°53′36″E / 36.9725°S 174.8932°E / -36.9725; 174.8932Coordinates: 36°58′21″S 174°53′36″E / 36.9725°S 174.8932°E / -36.9725; 174.8932
Type State Co-educational Secondary, years 9-13
Motto Waiho I Te Toka Tu Moana
Established 1976
Ministry of Education Institution no. 58
Principal Ngaire Ashmore
School roll 927[1] (March 2015)
Socio-economic decile 1A[2]

Tangaroa College is a state coeducational secondary school catering for years 9-13 in Otara, Auckland, New Zealand.

Tangaroa College has many divisions, referred to as blocks. These blocks are, T-Block for technology, W-Block for Maori classes, E-Block for Social Sciences Studies, C-Block for Art and Computing, B-Block for English, G-Block for the Physical Education and Health, H-Block for Services Academy, NRR for Drama and Employment Studies and D-Block for Science and Mathematics.


  1. ^ "Directory of Schools - as at 7 April 2015". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 2015-04-08. 
  2. ^ "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015.