Whangaparaoa College, located in Auckland, is one of the most modern educational facilities in New Zealand. The school offers an innovative curriculum and intensive use of modern technologies in an ecologically conscious environment. The school offers academic classes such as physics, chemistry, biology, wood and metal works and other technical courses. It also offers sports, outdoor education, music, dance, lighting and sound table, visual arts/visual programming with state of the art computers, and drama classes (in an auditorium with a 1,200 person capacity).Whangaparaoa College prides itself on having great support for students. International coordinators help international students adapt. Homestay coordinators find and screen host families that are most suitable for each student with on-going monitoring to ensure each student’s well-being. Families are selected for their quality and they are eager to welcome students into the “Kiwi culture“.
Whangaparaoa’s mission is to challenge all students through a series of opportunities, maximizing their potential as individuals and members of the school and community.