Central Hawke’s Bay College

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Central Hawke’s Bay College offers a warm and welcoming environment for its international students.

Central Hawke’s Bay College is a rural co-educational school of 550 students aged from 13 to 18. Our aim is to produce confident, competent all-round students who strive for excellence in all areas.

We believe in providing a quality and caring experience for a smalI number of overseas students. Living in a small rural community means everyone knows your name!

The International Co-ordinator works at the College and also co-ordinates homestays and visits homes regularly.

Helpful information

  • 17 hectares of beautifully landscaped grounds
  • Well resourced departments
Academic Programme
  • Small classes (average 18 students) in the senior school
  • High quality academic programmes and scholastic success delivered by a dynamic and highly qualified staff
  • Broad and balanced education
Extra-Curricular Programme
  • Above national average participation in sport.
  • Sports include netball, rugby, touch rugby, golf, football, hockey, basketball, cricket, swimming, adventure race, volleyball, triathlon, cross-country, athletics, tennis, cycling, clay target
  • Outstanding music and cultural opportunities
  • Involvement available in Duke of Edinburgh Awards, Young Enterprise Scheme etc
International Students
  • ESOL Programme
  • Welcoming atmosphere
  • Small number of international students integrated into the body of the school
  • Dedicated International Co-ordinator, and Homestay Manager

Rural community of 14,000 people, many of whom live in Waipukurau and Waipawa, the two largest towns. Renowned for its temperate climate, sheep and cattle farming, vineyards and orchards.


Address: Central Hawkes Bay College, Tavistock Road, Waipukurau
Website: http://www.chbc.school.nz/


To enrol in this school, download the form below, complete and return to ISENZ.

Download ISENZ Enrolment Form (PDF)

Email a completed and scanned copy to russell@isenz.com.

Or post a completed copy to:
Russell Trethewey
PO Box 5329, Terrace End
Palmerston North, New Zealand

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For more information about this school, please contact ISENZ.