Emma has been accepted for admission to the 2016 associate programme at the New Zealand School of Dance as a contemporary major. This means she will visit Wellington six times a year to receive tutoring and mentoring from tutors.
News and Achievements
Congratulations to all students who received awards for service and achievement in the Arts at Rangitoto College at our annual Arts Awards evening on 21 October. This was an outstanding event and a true celebration of our talented students.
Giverny is an incredibly talented Year 10 Dance student, and has recently been cast in this Justin Bieber video.
You can see Giverny front and centre in the video - she's the one in the denim overalls.
Isabella has been accepted into the National Brass Band, playing 3rd Cornet. This is an auditioned ensemble for brass and percussion players up to the age of 23, and they will rehearse together in January.
An award afternoon was hosted by the Technology Department to recognise student's from within this Department who participate in the Trade Based Courses - Construction, Furniture, Engineering and Hospitality.
Today we had the pleasure of welcoming one of our ex-students from Germany back to the college.
Congratulations to the Senior Academic Prize winners who were acknowledged and celebrated on 3 November!
Year 12 dance student, Georgia Chandler, has been awarded the AMP Rothbury regional scholarship for $5000.00 to assist her in getting to the World Latin Dance Cup to represent New Zealand. Georgia was selected for the scholarship through an application and interview process.
Congratulations to Carla Camilleri and Leo Jaffrey, our 2015 Performing Arts of the Year and joint winners of the Zigliani Cup for Excellence in Music.
Rangitoto College Magnum Dance Troupe placed 4th and Magnum Dance Company placed 6th at the DANCE BRANDZ National Finals - this is a great achievement as they were the only school groups in the competition!
The 2015 Senior Shakespeare production of Antony and Cleopatra has been nominated in three I-ticket Showdown Awards categories.
Carla Camilleri, Yr 13 - Best Leading Female in a Play as “Cleopatra” in Antony and Cleopatra
Helena recieved Distinction in her American Tap Exam (over 95%) and received a New Zealand Academy of Modern Dance Scholarship.
Congratulations to the Premier Boys Basketball team. Now the National Champions 2015!
Special mention to Isaac Davidson, Dan Fotu and Tai Wynyard for being named in the tournament team.
Tai Wynyard was name as the tournament MVP.
The college is dedicated to maximizing students’ potential through the provision of a world class education and optimal facilities.
In May this year Zoe Green traveled to Melbourne to compete in the Victorian Modern Jive Championships and placed 1st in the Intermediate Freestyle category!
Congratulations to the Rangitoto College Piano Competition Winners:
Junior Section: Raymond Liu & Daniel Xu
Senior Section: Ben Gailer
Duet Section: Susie Xu & Samantha Gailer
Congratulations to Year 11 trumpeter Isabella Thomas, who has been selected for the National Secondary Schools' Brass Band.
Congratulations to our instrumental groups for their results at KBB Music Festival!
Big Band - Silver Award
Stage Band - Bronze Award
Junior Jazz Orchestra - Bronze Award
Concert Band - Bronze Award
Orchestra - Bronze Award
Chamber Orchestra - Bronze Award
Ex student Isaac Fotu and current student Tai Wynyard performing the haka with the Tall Blacks to Australia, prior to their first game at the 2015 FIBA Championship.Please click here to watch the video clip.
BIG BAND - Platinum Award & Best Big Band Award
NORTH SEA JAZZ COMBO - Platinum Award
MONTREUX JAZZ COMBO - Gold Award
STAGE BAND - Silver Award
JUNIOR JAZZ COMBO - Silver Award
NEWPORT JAZZ COMBO - Silver Award