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.
News and Achievements
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
Congratulations to the following students who have been selected for the KBB Music Festival Honours groups.
Big Band: Leo Jaffrey - Tenor Sax, Ben Gailer - Bari Sax, Zachary Lim - Trombone
Congratulations to the following students for their success in the Inaugural Rangitoto College 48 hour Scriptwriting Challenge which took place over the weekend of 24-26 July.
Georgia recently returned from the Australian Latin Dance Championships in Sydney and now holds the title of the Australasian Youth Salsa Soloist and Youth Mixed Latin Duet (with another dancer from Blenheim).
During the weekend of 4 - 6 July cycling students competed in the NISS Road and Track Cycling Championships at Lake Karapiro. The students were: Bryony Botha, Hannah Gumbley, Briana Gunn, Cameron Riches, Jack Culley and Jack McNeely. Congratulations and well done to you all!
Congratulations to Coach Kenny Stone and the Rangitoto College Boys in the Harbour U17 team.
The Fundamentals Choir have just attended the award ceremony at the European Choir Games in Magdeburg, Germany.
Congratulations to the 1st XV Rugby team and coaches Nick Cella and Simmo Mckennie - current holders of the Woodhouse Sheild. A tough game saw them take the shield from Westlake on 16 May with a score of 20-17.
Congratulations to our 1st XI Girls and coaches Dave Kosoof & Claudia Hanham for winning the Grade 1 North Harbour competition on 11 June at NH Hockey Stadium.
"Each year a handful of our high school students gain entry to some of the world’s top universities.
New Zealand has won the Fiba under-18 world 3 x 3 Basketball championship, beating Argentina 20-18 in the final.
The Fundamentals and SOS Choirs were Highly Commended. The Fundamentals also received the award for Best Mixed Choir. Rhianna Clarke was awarded the Conductor's Development Prize. Congratulations to all who took part.
Lauren was placed 3rd (out of about 80 entrants) at the Smokefree Rockquest Auckland Finals for Solo/Duos
Congratulations to James Dentice, Jaxon Jones, Michael Prentice and Charlie Ford, who were awarded 3rd Place with their band Modern Tricks. Also, well done to Limitless - Jolene O'Sullivan, Shania-Lee Sadie and Dara Shapkova - for receiving the Best Song Award.
James Thorrington and his band Altered Blondes were awarded 1st place at the Smokefree Rockquest North Shore Regional Finals. James also went on to win the Best Musician Award.
The Junior Award went to "Trio Debutefilles" comprising Susie Xu, Vivien Huang and Amelia Hur.
"Mudanza Trio" (Rebecca Wan, Alisha Kwon and Hyein Kim) were in the top 8 and received the Adjudicator's Award, Hyein Kim was also Highly Commended playing with "Amici Quartet". Rebecca Wan was also awarded 1st Place with "Vazin Trio".
Bryony Botha is in Australia this week. Earlier this year, she was in Columbia. In August she'll be in Kazakhstan. Her trusty track bike will be with her.
Quinn attended a master class workshop with The Edge Performing Arts School in Melbourne on the weekend of 16-17 May. After the workshop Quinn was asked to audition for the school, and once auditioned he was offered a full time scholarship.