Kamo High School

Type: Co-ed, Public
Location:  Whangarei
Roll:  1000 students
International: 10 - 20 students
Years: 9-13

Kia ora and welcome to Kamo High School. We offer a broad curriculum in a supportive, learning environment. Teachers and support staff display a passion for what they do and their commitment is evident in the wide range of academic and cultural activities provided to students. Our school is well resourced with modern and wireless facilities. Our pastoral care and support systems are strong cultivating positive partnerships and meaningful learning opportunities throughout our students’ time at school.

Unique Features & Programs

Educational Highlights:

All students are challenged to achieve personal excellence in all aspects of their learning. Our school has gained excellent academic results over recent years, with many students achieving highly in their areas of expertise or passion.

Cultural Highlights:

Students have the opportunity to participate in an extensive range of cultural activities, including (but not limited to) Ambassador and Leadership Progammes, Maori Culture Group, Tai Tokerau Festival, art and photography exhibitions, school productions/drama, Choir, Orchestra, Stage Challenge and Smoke Free Rock Quest.

Sporting Highlights

Kamo High School offers opportunities for students to get involved in sports whether at a high level, to improve fitness and promote healthy lifestyle choices or as a social participant. The school has excellent facilities including a swimming pool, two gyms, turf area for tennis, netball or hockey, a rugby / league field, two football fields, outdoor basketball and volleyball areas as well as cricket nets. The gymnasiums are equipped for netball, basketball, volleyball, futsal, indoor hockey, badminton, table tennis and include a well-equipped weights training room.

Special Features

Kamo High School is proud to be an ODENZ school which means we have a particular strength in outdoor education and offer challenging practical programmes designed to encourage personal and social development. Our students have the incredible learning experience of studying in New Zealand’s outdoor adventure-land.


We have robust systems to ensure our pastoral care requirements are thoroughly met. Our Homestay Manager is responsible for placing and carefully monitoring accommodation. All our homestay families are caring and willing to share New Zealand

Student Ambassadors

Mark Marasigan – United Arab Emirates

Khan Tangihaere-Brom – New Zealand

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