About Wesley College
Wesley College was established in 1844. It is New Zealand’s oldest registered school. Wesley College was the first Private School to integrate in the State Education system under the terms of the Private Schools Conditional Integration Act 1975. The Integration Agreement was signed in 1976.
Wesley College provides its students, from a range of social and ethnic backgrounds, with the opportunity to excel in academic, spiritual, sporting and cultural aspects of their lives. Students of Wesley College will go on to contribute to the wider community as individuals of faith and integrity.
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2018 Term Dates
TERM DATES 2018
|Term||School Term Begins||Boarders Return||Day Students Return||School Term Ends|
|30 January||Year 9 Induction 10.00am||Year 9 Induction 10.00am||13 April|
|31 January||Year 10 – 13 Return from 1.00pm|
|1 February||Year 10 – 13 Return|
|2||30 April||29 April|| 30 April
|3||23 July||22 July||23 July||28 September|
|4||15 October||14 October||15 October||6 December|
College Phone Number: (09) 2370224
Fax Number: (09) 2383582
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Mr Brian Evans – Principal
Mrs Christine Pereira – Deputy Principal
Mr Chris Bean – Deputy Principal
Mr Chris Wood – Assistant Principal
|Year 9 – Mr Robert Short
Year 10 – Miss Lavinia Manoa
Year 11 – Mr David Faitala
Year 12 – Ms Ngatia Vaike
Year 13 – Mr Siosiua Pole
| 8am – 4pm, Monday to Friday During term time
9am – 3pm, Monday to Friday During holiday time
|Mrs Paulette Smith – Reception / Attendance
Mrs Mary Shaw – NZQA Administrator
Mrs Barbara Ngataki – Principal’s Secretary
Mrs Heather Dempsey – Finance Administrator
Mr Brandon Roberts – Sports Co-ordinator
|HOSTEL HOURS:||HOSTELS DURING TERM TIME:|
| 6.30am – 8.30am Monday to Friday 8am – 10.30pm Saturday and Sunday
3.20pm – 10pm Monday to Friday
|Director of Boarding – Mr Chris Field
Te Whare Taina – Mr Murray and Mrs Cheryl Cudby
Te Whare Maia – Ms Aileen Nelson & Mr Paul So’oula
Denton – Mr Mike Raos
Te Whare Pakeke – Mrs Liz Leaupepe
Harding – Mr Vuga Tagicakibau
Caughey – Mr David Qaranivalu
Te Paea – Ms Litia Mara
As the country’s oldest secondary school we are quietly proud that we have produced more recent All Blacks and rugby internationals than any other school in the country…along with numerous high achieving sports women.
Wesley’s All Blacks include Beaver (Stephen Donald) who kicked the winning goal at the last world cup; Jonah Lomu; Charles Piutau – in back up group for 2015 world cup; Malakai Fekitoa – in current team; Nepo Laulala – in back up group for world cup; Augustine Pulu – 2014; Frank Halai – 2014; Sitiveni Sivivatu; Rhys Duggan; Casey Laulala and Doug Rollerson.
Notable current internationals include Uini Atonio (France) and Sekope Kepu (Australia).
Wesley’s 1st XV has won the NZ ‘Top 4’ title a record 5 times – equal with Kelston Boys High School.
And our League 1st XIII has in 2015 year won the Development grade at the NZ schools tournament, beating St Thomas of Christchurch in the final.
Star player Wetere Pompey was selected in the New Zealand schools team. He is also contracted to the Sydney Roosters.
For the past two years the school’s top Sporting award- the Dux Ledorum- has been won by outstanding young women- a first for the school.The first recipient, Katofoekina Veainu, is currently in the Black Ferns wider training squad.
2014 winner – Malia Palusa- is a National age group rep in Basketball and Netball, and has also represented Counties in Rugby.
Apart from sporting achievers, other notable alumni include actor Temuera Morrison, Oscar winner Sir Richard Taylor and former Children’s Commissioner Roger McClay.