Careers Resource Room
  • Tertiary information and prospecti
  • Liaison teams come in from Auckland, Massey and Otago University, AUT, UNITEC and private tertiary providers to discuss specific courses and offer help with course planning
  • 12 Computers - INTERNET capability - access to Career Quest, Career Services
  • Venue for speakers from various career careers and tertiary institutes to speak to interested students.
  • Job Seeker information

Display of posters and notices on upcoming events.

Daily Notices/Intranet Site

Coming events are displayed and put through daily notices. Open Days, part-time/full-time jobs advertised, scholarships etc.

One to One Counselling 

Through an appointment system.  Students make an appointment with staff and are given an Appointment Slip which allows them out of class. These appointments can be up to an hour long but are usually for 20mins.

Every Year 13 student and any Year 12 student considering leaving school will have an interview.
Parents are welcome to attend interviews.

Pathways Planning 

An evening when liaison staff from Tertiary providers, Armed Forces, NZ Police, private training providers and staff from school departments are present.

Parents and students are welcome to attend and discuss option choices and careers with these staff.


The GATEWAY programme is designed to strengthen the pathway for NCEA Year 12 and 13 students to progress from school to the workplace.

Students are given the opportunity to 'test drive' their career choices, while they continue to study at school.  Students gain NZQA credits.

Applications are taken in Term 3 for the following year.  Further information and application forms are available from Careers and the Gateway office.

Information and assistance with applications.
Scholarship information available in the Careers Centre at lunchtime. Scholarship information lunchtime workshops will be held Term 2.

Scholarship contact for further information and help is Ms Thomson.

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Career Assistance: 

Year 9 
  • Exploring Careers (SOS)
Year 10
  • My Careers Plan (SOS)
Year 11
  • Learning Employment Skills class 
  • Career Checkup for all Yr11 classes
Year 12
  • Year 12 Employment Skills class
  • C.V. writing and interview skills etc - optional lunchtime courses
  • One-to-one Interviews if intending to leave at the end of the year.
  • Gateway - for NCEA students.  Application needed.
  • Student for a Day 
  • Career Checkup for all Yr12 classes.
  • Lunchtime Career Speakers
Year 13
  • One-to-one Interviews
  • Gateway for NCEA students.  Application needed.
  • Lunchtime Career Speakers
  • C.V. writing and interview skills etc - optional lunchtime course
  • Assistance with Subject Choice.
  • Assistance with preparation of CV’s.
  • Assistance with application forms for courses/jobs.
  • Assistance with interview skills for courses/jobs.
Maori and Pacific Island Career Events
Help with:
  • Career choices 
  • Motivational speakers and career experience

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