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Tauranga Boys College, Tauranga

Tauranga Boys’ College is a state secondary school for boys, located on the edge of the downtown area of Tauranga. Founded in 1958, the College has gained a national reputation as one of the best state boys’ schools in New Zealand.

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The College values the goodness of tradition, encourages excellence in all things and it provides the opportunities for boys to expand their range of skills and abilities as they work through the process of becoming good men. Most importantly, it has set standards for boys to aspire to over its 50 years.

What is special about Tauranga Boys’ College:

  • Guiding ‘boys’ aged between 13 & 18 to be ‘good men’.
  • Tauranga is one of New Zealand’s safest and sunniest cities.
  • Dedicated caring International staff and teachers.
  • Graduating International Students progress to University in New Zealand, Australia, Berkley, UK and USA.
  • Specialist English Language courses with small classes, IELTS classes also available.
  • Intensive English Preparation class (3 hours per day at no extra cost).
  • Excellent sporting and outdoor education opportunities (learn to scuba dive, climb, kayak and kite-surf).
  • School of choice for students who want to reach the top both academically and sporting.

The community

Located in the beautiful Western Bay, Tauranga is a short journey from Auckland and the tourist attractions of Rotorua and Lake Taupo. Tauranga, the main centre is a vibrant city located at the entrance to one of the largest natural harbours in New Zealand. Nearby Mount Manganui offers pristine beaches and is a popular summer holiday destination. This beach is one of the best beaches in New Zealand for surfing and fishing.

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Interested in a tailored High School experience?

Interested in choosing where you want to study and where you want to live? STS can help you choose the school of your liking that supports your favorite sport, academic etc.

What's included

Air fares to host family and back
School fees
Personal one-to-one support with your visa and school applications
Full board (e.g. breakfast, lunch & dinner) at a carefully selected host family
24-hour telephone support
Free interview
STS kick-off and preparation event in your home country
Welcome Camp
Local representative in host country to assist and support during your exchange
STS High School Diploma
STS Returnee Club
Local get togethers with other exchange students in the area

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Interested in a tailored High School experience?

Interested in choosing where you want to study and where you want to live? STS can help you choose the school of your liking that supports your favorite sport, academic etc.

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