William Colenso College

A government run day school catering for Years 7-13 (12-18 year olds) William Colenso College is situated just a few minutes from the centre of Napier city, the seaside and the airport. The school was established in 1959 and has been hosting international students from many countries since 1996.

Co-ed or Single Sex Co-ed
Suburb location Onekawa, Napier
Google Map Link
Roll – Total 400
Roll – International 30
Languages offered Maori with French and Latin on request
Strong Points – Subjects Visual arts, performing arts, hospitality, outdoor education.
Strong Points – Sports Wide range of sports available with the participation encouraged. Particularly strong in basketball, kayaking and table tennis.
Strong Points – Cultural Kapa Haka (Maori performing arts), dance, music.
Other Unique Features Outdoor Education programme – best in country 2007, Runner up – 2013, holder of Outdoor Qual Mark, International Department staff of five dedicated to the welfare and education of international students.
Special Facilities Fully equipped catering kitchen, purpose built outdoor education room with climbing wall.
Accommodation Homestay
Website www.colenso.school.nz

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