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
Our two pairs at the National Secondary Schools’ Beach Volleyball Championships enjoyed an excellent weekend at Mount Maunganui. Conor Goodwin and Sam Hills played in the junior boys’ division for Year 10 and 11 students. They had a strong opening day with four wins...read more
Andrew began coaching volleyball at Matamata College in 1992. He says it’s been exciting to watch the interest in the game develop to the point where we find it hard to get all our junior teams to Hamilton to play their matches at the end of each year. He coached his...read more
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