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Te Kāreti o Paraparaumu

We are a co-educational secondary school for students from Years 9 to 13 with around 1,400 students situated on the beautiful Kāpiti Coast, approximately 45 minutes drive north of Wellington.

We enjoy a spacious campus with a growing roll, an innovative approach to learning, and a commitment to achieving the highest equitable outcomes for our students.


Pitopito korero a maramataka

Embracing collaboration, active learning and respect. Empowering every learner to thrive and grow together.

Nau mai haere mai

We welcome international students from around the world and offer them a rich programme of academic and cultural experiences.

Our international programme offers a spacious and beautiful campus.  A safe community and caring homestays within walking or biking distance from school. ​​​​​​​

Pāpāho pāpori

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