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Tohea – to strive for personal excellence

Welcome to Rutherford College

Rutherford College is a community where striving for personal excellence is the focus. Student needs are put at the centre of a personalised learning system in which learning is made meaningful for them. A high expectations culture exists and high standards of academic, sporting, cultural and social achievement are attained.

Term Dates 2022

Term 1 | Tuesday, 1 February – Thursday, 14 April
Term 2 | Monday, 2 May – Thursday, 7 July
Term 3 | Monday, 25 July – Friday, 30 September
Term 4 | Monday, 17 October – Friday, 9 December

Public Holidays 2022

Auckland Anniversary Day | Monday, 31 January
Waitangi Day | 
Monday, 7 February
Good Friday | Friday, 15 April (in school holidays)
Easter Monday | Monday, 18 April (in school holidays)
ANZAC Day | Monday, 25 April
Queen’s Birthday | Monday, 6 June
Matariki | Friday, 24 June
Queens Memorial Day | 26 September
Labour Day – Monday, 24 October

Year Start Dates 2023

Tuesday 31st January – Year 9 and Peer Mentors
Wednesday 1st February – Full School

Important Dates 2023

Second Hand Uniform Sale

Friday 20th January – 9am to 2pm – Rutherford School Foyer (please note there will be no cash sales)

Important Dates

Term 4, 2022


Enrolment Interviews

Please contact the school office to arrange an interview appointment for year 9 2023.

Senior Prizegiving – 

Thursday 8th December – Evening

Junior Prizegiving

Friday 9th December – Morning

Last Day of Term 

Friday 9th December

COVID 19 Safety Plan

2023 Information

Find quick links to the information you most need during 2023

Tell us your story

We know there are some amazing ex-Rutherford students doing fabulous things out there and we’d like you to share your story with us. Drop us a line to tell us your story and don’t forget to include some great photos of you and what you are doing, wherever you are in the world. CLICK HERE

Leave Your Legacy

Have your own Kotuku flying in V formation on our legacy wall in the brand new Wellbeing Centre that is currently being built.




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Enrolment Week this week for year 9 2023
Monday 8 August to Thursday 11 August 3:15pm to 7pm
Saturday 13 August 9am to 11:30am
Please come to the information commons for your enrolment interview
Rutherford College is holding its first student art sale this Friday 6 - 8pm in the school hall. There will be finger food as well as a cash/eftpos bar serving wine, beer and orange juice. Come down for a nosey. Support these up and coming artists - and pick up a quality piece of artwork. Koha entry. 
Friday 1st July, 6 - 8pm. 
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Tuesday March 22nd
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Leavers Gear!!
If you ordered a hoodie or a jersey - they are waiting to be picked up
Please come and get it.....
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Tuesday March 1st
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Leavers Gear: has arrived :-)
come in to school to pick up
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Post: PO Box 45 327, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland 0651
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 834 9790
Physical Address: Kotuku Street, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland 0610

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