Kia ora koutou

Welcome to our website where we will keep you up-to date with what is happening in and around the College.  We also have a Facebook page with a link from this homepage.

We are excited about some significant things happening this year which will enhance and improve learning and achievement.

Chris Betty


The school will be closed on Friday 13 November for a teacher only day to allow staff to participate in professional development. 

A notice will be sent to parents/caregivers or is available from the Student Centre. Please note that NCEA exams and school buses will run as normal on this day.

Confirmed ERO Report 2015

“There is a focus on building a curriculum around individual students that is responsive to their strengths and interests.”

ERO Report 2015

Minutes of Tuakau College PTA Meeting – Tuesday 20th October 2015

Minutes of Tuakau College PTA Meeting October 2015 

Weather forecasts cannot be trusted, and anyway the odd splosh of rain can add ambience and we are way excited!

All you need to do is empty out money boxes, look down the couch, or do a spot of busking so you have coins filling your pockets come Friday and start getting excited!!

Friday November 20th,1.30pm– 3.00pm



Tuakau College Uniform

We encourage students requiring uniform for 2016 to use the following options:

  • NZ Uniforms Shop – 28E Lambie Drive, Maunkau
  • NZ Uniforms Online Shop
  • NZ Uniforms Pop up Shop
  • This will be a one day event at the Tuakau College iHub (Library). NZ Uniforms will bring all stock down so you will be able to try on, purchase and take away on the day.  Eftpos will be available.  25th January 10am – 6pm

If you are unable to purchase through any of the above we are opening the Tuakau College Uniform Shop.  Please be aware that we do not hold a large amount of stock.  However, we do make regular orders and you should not have to wait more than 5 days for your items to arrive.

The Tuakau College Shop will be open the following days/times:

Monday 30 November 2-4pm
Wednesday 2nd December 2-4pm
Monday 7th December 1-4pm
Wednesday 9th December 1-4pm
Friday 11th December 11am – 2pm
14/15/16th December 1-4pm
21/22 January 1-4pm
26/27/28/29 January 1-4pm
2/3/4/5 February 2-5pm


Students must be in full correct school uniform in order to start school in 2016.


Blouse Yr 7-10  Regulation Junior blouseYr 11-13 Regulation Senior blouse
Skirt Regulation knee or ankle length skirt.
Socks/Stockings Calf length plain black socks or plain (not ribbed or patterned) black stockings may be worn.


Shirt Yr 7-10 Regulation Junior ShirtYr 11-13 Regulation Senior Shirt
Shorts Regulation school shorts. Waistband must be above hips.  Hems must be above or on the knee.  Belts may be black.
Trousers(Dress Uniform – Optional) Regulation school trousers.  Waistband must be above hips.  To be worn with shoes and black socks.  No sandals to be worn with long trousers.
Socks Calf length plain black socks


Jersey Regulation school jersey (optional)
Footwear Plain black leather shoes that can be polished. No canvas shoes.Terms 1 & 4 only: Plain black flat sandals with straps over heel, worn as designed and in a neat, tidy condition.  No socks to be worn with sandals.
PE/House Activity Uniform Regulation T-shirt in house colour, worn with plain black shorts.
Jackets Regulation softshell jacket (optional)
Tie(Dress Uniform) Regulation school tie (optional)
Blazer(Dress Uniform) Regulation blazer (optional)


Jewellery NO jewellery to be worn other than the following: plain ear studs (maximum of 2 per ear); a wrist watch; one necklace of cultural, religious or personal significance; Medic-Alert bracelets.  NO facial piercings, NO ear lobe expanders/stretchers. Maximum size for spacers is 1cm.The College takes no responsibility for confiscated jewellery.
School Cap(optional) Plain black cap or hat (NO writing or brands and NO beanies) may be worn outside only for sun protection.  Cap peaks to be worn to the front only.
Scarf(optional) Plain Black Scarf
Hair Students’ hair must be clean and tidy at all times.  No extremes of fashion acceptable.  Boys must be clean-shaven at all times.
Under garments Plain undergarments may be worn.  They must not be visible below the length of the shirt or below the sleeves.
Sunglasses May be worn outside only and are the responsibility of student.  Sunglasses are not permitted to be worn on the head in class.
Nail Varnish Clear, transparent or natural colours only. NO solid colours permitted.
Make Up NO obvious make-up permitted.
Tuakau College Uniform ShopWednesdays 2.30-5.00pm(extended hours at busy times of the year will be advertised)The shop only holds sample sizes and orders will be made weekly.NZ Uniforms Shop28E Lambie Drive, ManukauMon-Fri 9.00-5.00

Sat 9.00-1.00

NZ Uniforms Online

Students will wear the school uniform, with pride, at all times.


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