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John Paul College was founded in 1987 with the amalgamation of Edmund Rice College and MacKillop College. The current principal is Patrick Walsh, past president of the Secondary Principals’ Association of New Zealand.

Patrick has led the College to become the top performing Catholic secondary school in New Zealand. John Paul College educates and shapes the lives of young people from Year 7 to Year 13 in the beautiful tourist city of Rotorua.

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Our College motto is “Through Faith and Love”. This reflects our Lasallian philosophy which is built on the four pillars of Faith, Compassion, Prayer and Action. To develop lifelong learners with a commitment to excellence, and a desire to contribute to society and the church’s mission.

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Congratulations Henry Booker

Friday, August 17th, 2018 in News

Henry has completed the last element of the world climbing champs. Lead climbing ( with a rope up very high and challenging walls with overhangs). Some of the photos shown don’t give the climb justice and you can not see that he is climbing almost horizontally. Speed  47th Bouldering 55th Lead climbing 62nd Not to bad…

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All the best Makayla

Thursday, July 5th, 2018 in News

Big mihi going out to Makayla Timoti who is a John Paul College student and travelling to Tahiti to compete in 2018 IVF World Club Championships. There are 1265 teams from around the world competing at the 18th IVF VA’A world sprint championships. Makayla is 17 competing in the following races – Elite Junior Women…

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Congratulations David Boles

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 in News

Bronze in the 5km Open Water swim in PAPUA NEW GUINEA!!! What an awesome achievement! Congratulations David, and well done Arthur, Jodi and Sherry for supporting swimming at JPC.  

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JPC Prime Ministers Education Excellence Awards

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 in News

 John Paul College was in the finals for The Prime Ministers Award for the second year in a row. 2018 They were in the final three schools for The Focus Award. Showing Best Practice in providing inclusive education to all students. The school provides a strong wrap around service to help all students succeed….

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