The perfect combination of lifestyle and learning!
Unlock a world of possibilities at Pakuranga College. Create unforgettable memories and make lifelong friends, all while gaining a world-class education. Situated in one of the world’s most beautiful countries, Pakuranga College offers not just an education, but a whole new lifestyle!
Our school offers the perfect combination of lifestyle and learning. Students who choose us are welcomed into the Pakuranga family and offered a wide range of opportunities to experience the best of New Zealand, both inside and outside of the classroom.
We offer world-class education in a supportive environment, with excellent facilities.
Pakuranga College is situated in a quiet, desirable suburb of East Auckland, just 30 minutes from the city centre and the International Airport.
Although part of the largest city in New Zealand, this area is famous for its beautiful beaches and parks. You can take part in water sports, such as sailing and swimming as well as a wide range of outdoor activities. Experience New Zealand’s outdoor way of life, while having the convenience of the city on your doorstep!
New Zealand offers a world-leading system of education. Pakuranga College has an outstanding record of excellence in academic teaching, with NCEA percentages well above the national average at all levels.
In 2018, 90% of International students at Pakuranga College who required NCEA University Entrance, achieved this level.
At Pakuranga College, we know that being happy at home is just as important as being happy at school. Students can choose to live with a parent or guardian in New Zealand, or one of our carefully selected homestay families.
We offer New Zealand’s National Certificates in Educational Achievement (NCEA) Levels 1-3, which are recognised around the world.
Choose from a wide range of subjects to create a learning program that suits your interests and goals. We also offer a comprehensive ESOL program at all levels.
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As soon as I came to Pakuranga College, I felt a part of it. In this big family, everybody is friendly and warm. My friends and teachers helped me to improve my English, even though I could not speak well.
YU JI CHEN, YR12, CHINA
It has been an awesome time. I really enjoyed the school life at Pakuranga College; it was so much fun and a new experience. I found many new friends and I will definitely keep in touch with them all.
VIVIANE FUCHS, YR12, GERMANY
This has been the best experience of my life. I have been given many opportunities to both improve my English and to attain my dreams. Everything was perfect.
DAVI SANCHES PUTTINATO, YR12, BRAZIL
Pakuranga College has a great learning atmosphere. You get lots of support from the International Office and we have great homestay families.
MARCO LI & WYNN LIN, YR11, CHINA
Pakuranga College is amazing! Pakuranga College, my host family and my friends in New Zealand changed my life.
NATALIE BUBECK, YR12, GERMANY
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