Welcome to Matamata College
Tena Koutou katoa Nau mai haere mai ki te kura tuarua o Matamata Our school aims to give every student the highest quality education experience – hence our mission statement “Quality Education for All.” The college enjoys positive support from the community. It serves and prides itself in offering quality opportunities in academic, social, sporting and cultural fields for its students. We provide learning programmes and opportunities for every student to reach their potential, and grow into responsible, positive contributing citizens who are confident, connected, actively involved lifelong learners ready to take on the 21st century. We are incredibly proud of our school and the consistent high levels of success our students enjoy at school and when they leave Matamata College. I invite you to explore this website and find out more about Matamata College and we would welcome the opportunity to meet with you personally. AD Munro PRINCIPAL
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From the Principal’s Desk
Week 6 was our Junior camp and Education Outside The Classroom week. The Year 9's went to Finlay park in Maungatautari where they got to experience a range of different activities including rafting, paddle boarding, kayaking, water skiing, confidence...read more
The July holidays were an adventurous experience for 17 Design, Art and Media Students. Along with Mrs Rogerson, Mrs Osborne and 5 parent helpers, we ventured across the other side of the world to Europe. First stop was London. Enduring the searing heat,...read more
At the Waikato Junior Volleyball prize giving three Matamata players were named in the “Star Six” teams for the competition. The boys’ Star Six, featured Ollie Morton-Farrelly, a fine achievement as this was Ollie’s first season of volleyball. He impressed...read more
Four Matamata College volleyball teams recently competed in the Waikato Secondary School Championships. The girls’ C team were coached by Alana Sankey and were all Year 9 students. They performed extremely well, winning a number of matches and improving...read more
Patrick Roskam has always had a fascination for how things work and, as it happens, things that don’t work have literally helped shape a pretty exciting future for the self-confessed problem solver. His mad scientist persona reared its head for the first...read more
Injecting over 1500 credits into student NCEA achievement is no mean feat, but with the support of local employers, that is exactly what Gateway students from Matamata College have managed to do. With students exploring a number of different career options...read more