Our Students are Encouraged to Engage in Co-curricular Activities to Help Develop their All-round Capabilities.

Cultural Activities

Te Puke High School is a truly multicultural community, comprising of students and staff from many different nationalities, including: American, Argentinian, Australian, Austrian, British, Channel Island, Chilean, Chinese, Dutch, Fijian, Filipino, French, German, Hong Kong Chinese, Indian, Japanese, Kiribati, Lebanese, Maori, Nepalese, New Zealander, Papua New Guinean, Samoan, Scottish, Slovak, Swedish, Swiss, Thai, Tongan, Tuvaluan and Vietnamese.

At Te Puke High School, all cultures are valued and celebrated.  Events are held throughout the year to provide opportunities for our students and staff to learn to live and work together in our multicultural society.  Our pool of cultural diversity is a resource to help our students and staff to explore different creative and innovative perspectives.

House Activities

We have five houses: Blake, Hillary, Morihana, Ngata and Sheppard.

Each house is led by two student House Captains and a staff leader who is the Head of House. House competitions are scheduled regularly and involve students and staff engaged in a variety of fun-filled, yet competitive activities.


At Te Puke High School students are actively encouraged to engage in the wide range of co-curricular Sports, including:

  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Canoe Polo
  • Cricket
  • Cross-Country
  • Equestrian
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Indoor Bowls
  • Kayaking
  • Lawn Bowls
  • Motocross
  • Multisport
  • Netball
  • Orienteering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Rugby
  • Shooting
  • Swimming
  • Squash
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo

For more information about Sport at Te Puke High School and to register for teams, please go to our Sports website:  https://www.sporty.co.nz/tepuke

The Arts

At Te Puke High School students are actively encouraged to engage in the wide range of co-curricular Arts activities, including:

  • 48hr Film Festival
  • Chamber Music
  • Concert Band
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Debating
  • Junior Band
  • Kapa Haka
  • Lip Sync
  • Music Tutoring
  • Performing Arts committee
  • Rock Band
  • School Production
  • Silent Film Festival
  • Talent Quest
  • Theatre Sports
  • Visual Arts committee
  • Yearbook