Office hours during holidays
26, 27 & 28 Setpember - open 8.30am - 4.00pm
29 September to 5 October - CLOSED
6 & 7 October Open 8.30am - 4.00pm

Normal office hours will resume for Term 4
on Monday 10 October 2016


  • First day of Term 4 Monday 10 October 2016 at 8.45am for all students
  • Labour Day - Monday 24 October (school closed)
  • Senior Prizegiving - Monday 7 November 2016
  • NCEA exams start - Wednesday 9 November 2016

Naenae College has served its community for 63 years and has enjoyed a well earned national reputation of excellence in meeting the needs of diverse learners in a safe, purposeful and creative environment.

We are in an exciting and rewarding new phase of development.
In a rapidly changing educational environment and society we are committed to making a positive difference in the lives of all students.

Our commitment to you is to: 

  • Value every student and seek positive solutions to all issues.
  • Live out the belief every day that all students can achieve
  • Have challenging expectations for ourselves, students and families
  • Remove barriers to improve performance on all levels in all aspects of living and learning. 
Put simply I invite you to come on an exciting journey with us, so that we can learn and grow together.

John Russell