Tauranga Intermediate

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Tauranga Intermediate
30 18th Avenue,
The Avenues,
Coordinates 37°42′49″S 176°09′16″E / 37.7136°S 176.1545°E / -37.7136; 176.1545Coordinates: 37°42′49″S 176°09′16″E / 37.7136°S 176.1545°E / -37.7136; 176.1545
Type State Co-educational Intermediate
Motto Kimihia kia taea
Explore and Achieve
Established 1958
Ministry of Education Institution no. 1990
Principal Brian Diver
School roll 1250
Socio-economic decile 5

Tauranga Intermediate is an Intermediate school situated in Tauranga, New Zealand. It is the largest in the country, with over 1,200 boys and girls in 44 classrooms.


Tauranga Intermediate, since the early days of the school, has had house groups which over the years have changed very much.

  • In the 1980s there were four houses:

Matai, Rata, Rimu and Kauri.

  • Sometime in the late 1990s two additional houses were created, these being Totara and Tawa.
  • In 2006 3 new houses were created.
  • In 2009 A new House Manuka was created

Miro, Tawa, Totara, Tanekaha, Matai, Kahikatea, Rata, Rimu, Manuka and Kauri.

House Colours:

Miro (Orange)
Tawa (Dark Blue)
Totara (Purple)
Tanekaha (Light Blue)
Matai (Yellow)
Kahikatea (Light Green)
Rata (Black)
Rimu (Red)
Kauri (Dark Green)
Manuka (Pink)[1]

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