‘Together we will develop caring students, maximising their potential.’


Friday 18 October 2019


During recent discussions about how we could improve our Bay of Islands College Website, it was suggested we build an Alumni, former students of our school who may be interested in making donations to the school to  do a range of jobs that are outside our usual scope of ‘educational’ work but would be beneficial to the present, past and future students of Bay of Islands College….Read More



Tēnā koutou katoa, in our last Bay Wave Newsletter on the back page in the ‘Dates to Remember’ section we refer to a Community Hui coming up on Monday 12th November 2019. This should read Tuesday 12th November 2019 and we apologise for any confusion caused by this error. Please put a ring around this date on your calendar as we would love to see you there.  Ngā mihi!

On 13 May 2019, the Minister of Education announced that families of secondary students will no longer have to pay fees to enter NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship


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ESM Students Grow Vegetables

A HUGE thanks to Kericell Nursery for their generous donation of seedlings to our recently established Environmental Sustainability Management class. We have just harvested our first crop of lettuce and are looking forward to the broccoli and cauliflower being ready soon. Also we would like to extend a very special thanks to Broad Spectrum for […]

Newsletter Issue 1. May 2019

A message from the Principal Ngā mihi o te tau ki a koutou kātoa o Te Kāreti o Peowhairangi. Greetings to you all and although this newsletter is long overdue, I want to express my delight and excitement to be the new principal of this wonderful school. Click here to read full newsletter…