Onslow College is an extended family, a collective who care. We take the time to know each other, and we work hard to make sure that everyone feels safe. Whānau show care for each other.


Onslow College is a place for akōnga to find sustenance. We focus on wellbeing, identity, and sustaining growth in all that we do so everyone can thrive.


We all have layers which make up who we are. The way these layers combine in ways that make us unique. It identifies all that akōnga bring with them each day. The way our families and influences make us who we are and how they connect us.


Diversity is about including and accepting people of different social, socio-economic, learning styles, ethnic, genders, faith, sexual orientation, valuing diversity is inclusion.


Onslow College is a community of people that care about each other and feel they belong together. We are a community of people who balance the rights of the individual against what is best for the group.

Principal's Message

Nau Mai Haere Mai

Onslow College takes great pride in delivering the best possible educational opportunities for its students.

We believe every student can achieve academic success and have an extensive pastoral care network to help them achieve to their potential. A strong partnership with home is a key ingredient in this goal and we both value and encourage parents and families to take an active interest in their child's achievements at school. Working together we can help our young people develop their individual strengths and identities and build the confidence to be able to contribute to society.


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The O Show 2022

Onslow’s annual ‘O Show’ went off with a blast on the 23rd of November 2022. It was an afternoon of raw talent, great performances, and an abundant amount of entertainment. Jayd Tuarea-Gibson was Onslow’s charming MC for the afternoon, introducing the talented line-up of past and present students. 17 phenomenal performances captivated an energetic audience…


Year 12 Ball 2022

Year 12 Ball What do you get when you put Jedi Knights alongside the Wiggles, Tiger King, Scooby Doo and mystery solving friends, as well as sharks, ducks, bananas and other wonderful and mysterious things? The year 12 Ball, of course! An awesome evening of dancing, singing and photo-booth action was had by 157 students…


The Big Sing

Onslow’s Big Sing Choir proudly performed in The Big Sing at the Michael Fowler Centre on the 9th of June 2022. Despite the wonderfully wet Wellington weather, and a brief power cut, the Choir gave a phenomenal performance to an eager crowd. Each and every student involved sung beautifully and won Onslow the award of…



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