Tauranga Girls' College

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Tauranga Girls' College
  • 930 Cameron Road
  • Gate Pa
  • Tauranga 3112
  • New Zealand
Coordinates 37°42′47″S 176°08′41″E / 37.7131°S 176.1448°E / -37.7131; 176.1448Coordinates: 37°42′47″S 176°08′41″E / 37.7131°S 176.1448°E / -37.7131; 176.1448
Type State, Girls, Secondary (Year 9-13)
Motto Pergo et Perago (Strive to Achieve)
Established 1958
Ministry of Education Institution no. 122
Principal Pauline Cowens
School roll 1352[1] (July 2017)
Socio-economic decile 6N[2]

Tauranga Girls' College is a state single-sex girls secondary school in Tauranga, New Zealand. It offers the NCEA system of qualifications. The school has a roll of 1352 students from years 9 to 13 (approx. ages 12 to 18) as of July 2017.[1] The current principal is Ms Pauline Cowens.

Tauranga Girls' has many extracurricular activities, the largest of which is the drama production,[citation needed] which is produced with Tauranga Boys' College.

It was created due to the population increase and small area of Tauranga College, which became the site for Tauranga Boys College.


Tauranga Girls' College has four houses.[3] In alphabetical order, they are:

Notable alumnae[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Directory of Schools - as at 2 August 2017". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 2 August 2017. 
  2. ^ "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Houses

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