Uniform

The official uniform approved by the Te Puke High School Board of Trustees is as follows:

Year 9-10 Students

Footwear

Plain black leather Roman sandals OR plain black shoes. Shoes must be below the ankle bone (fibula), completely black and carry no coloured labels. Platform shoes and boots are not acceptable.  For health reasons, students are advised to wear sandals in the summer months and covered in shoes in winter months.

Hosiery

Girls: Plain white short socks or plain black pantyhose.
Boys: Regulation grey knee-high socks with double maroon bands.

Skirt

Regulation Royal Canadian Air Force Tartan A-line box-pleated. Knee length.

Shorts

Regulation grey school shorts.

Shirt

Regulation plain blue short-sleeved polo shirt with Te Puke High School crest. Any clothing worn underneath polo shirts must not be seen.

Jersey and Jacket

Regulation maroon school jersey and school jacket with Te Puke High School crest.

Scarf

A regulation plain navy-blue or black school scarf may be worn.

Hat

A regulation school cap is available. The school cap must be worn with the peak forward outdoors only.

Physical Education

Regulation navy blue dry tech T-shirt with Te Puke High School crest. Regulation navy-blue shorts with Te Puke High School crest.

Jewellery

  • A wrist watch.
  • Students who have their ears pierced are permitted to wear one small plain stud or standard 10mm gold or silver sleeper earring in each ear.
  • No other jewellery is permitted, including facial studs.
  • Religious and cultural dispensations must be approved by the Principal.

Appearance

  •  Hair must be clean and worn in a neat and tidy fashion and tied back off the face, particularly in workshops and laboratories.
  • Hair must be a natural hair colour for the student.
  • Tattoos must not be visible.
  • A high standard of personal hygiene is expected.
  • Nail polish must be a natural colour.
  • Male students must be clean-shaven.
  • Religious and cultural dispensations must be approved by the Principal.

Year 11-13 Students

Footwear

Plain black leather Roman sandals OR plain black shoes. Shoes must be below the ankle bone (fibula), completely black and carry no coloured labels. Platform shoes and boots are not acceptable.  For health reasons, students are advised to wear sandals in the summer months and covered in shoes in winter months.

Hosiery

Girls: Plain white short socks or plain black pantyhose.
Boys: Regulation navy-blue knee-high socks with double maroon bands.

Skirt

Regulation navy-blue A-line box pleated. Knee length.

Shorts

Regulation navy-blue school shorts (regulation navy-blue dress trousers may be worn).

Shirt

Regulation plain white short-sleeved polo shirt with Te Puke High School crest. Any clothing worn underneath polo shirts must not be seen.

Jersey and Jacket

Regulation maroon school jersey and school jacket with Te Puke High School crest.

Scarf

A regulation plain navy-blue or black school scarf may be worn.

Hat

A regulation school cap is available. The school cap must be worn with the peak forward outdoors only.

Physical Education

Regulation navy blue dry tech T-shirt with Te Puke High School crest. Regulation navy-blue shorts with Te Puke High School crest.

Jewellery

  • A wrist watch.
  • Students who have their ears pierced are permitted to wear one small plain stud or standard 10mm gold or silver sleeper earring in each ear.
  • No other jewellery is permitted, including facial studs.
  • Religious and cultural dispensations must be approved by the Principal.

Appearance

  •  Hair must be clean and worn in a neat and tidy fashion and tied back off the face, particularly in workshops and laboratories.
  • Hair must be a natural hair colour for the student.
  • Tattoos must not be visible.
  • A high standard of personal hygiene is expected.
  • Nail polish must be a natural colour.
  • Male students must be clean-shaven.
  • Religious and cultural dispensations must be approved by the Principal.

Formal Dress Uniform

A formal dress uniform is available for Year 13 students to wear as an option to the normal school uniform.
Groups representing the school may also be required to wear the dress uniform.

Girls

  • Regulation plain black school shoes. Fashion, platform, casual or sports-type shoes are not acceptable.
  • No coloured labels on shoes.
  • White blouse.
  • Regulation maroon school tie with Te Puke High School crest.
  • Regulation knee-length navy-blue A-line box-pleated. 
  • Maroon Te Puke High School blazer.

Boys

  • Regulation plain black school shoes. Fashion, platform, casual or sports type shoes are not acceptable. 
  • No coloured labels on shoes.
  • White business shirt which must be tucked into trousers.
  • Regulation maroon school tie with Te Puke High School crest.
  • Regulation navy-blue/black dress trousers.
  • Maroon Te Puke High School blazer.

Purchasing the School Uniform

Don Bayliss

70 Jellicoe Street, Te Puke
9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Phone 573 8300

Active Schoolwear

11 Grey Street, Tauranga
9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
9:30am to 1pm Saturday
Payment: Credit Card, Eftpos and Cash. Cheques are not acceptable.  
Items can also be purchased over the phone if paying by credit card. 
Phone (07) 579 4923.

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