Welcome to Pakuranga College!

Learn and live in an exceptional environment. Pakuranga College is the place to make unforgettable memories and life-long friends.

Why Choose Pakuranga College?

Why Choose Pakuranga College?

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.
Our Location

Our Location

Pakuranga College is situated in Half Moon Bay – a quiet, desirable suburb of Auckland, just 30 minutes from the city centre and Auckland International Airport. The school campus sits in spacious grounds, close to beautiful beaches, scenic parks and excellent shopping malls.
Academic Achievement

Academic Achievement

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.


  • Felix Schmidt, Year 13, Germany

    My decision to spend my year abroad at PC was one of the best decisions I have ever made!

  • Valentina Leal, Year 12, Colombia

    PC is an awesome school! The people are nice and my teachers were kind and patient with me.

  • Annick Stierli, Year 13, Switzerland

    I had a wonderful time here, and the school was a big part of it. Everyone saw me as a member of the ``team`` even when I was an international student staying half a year.

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