Manawatu College - Haere I Tou Kaha - Personal Best

Sport and cultural activities

 
In addition to our emphasis on having students fulfill their academic potential, Manawatū College encourages all students to participate in some of a wide range of sporting and cultural activities. The emphasis is on fair play, enthusiasm and enjoyment as well as achievement.

Sports and cultural activities offered in recent years include:

  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Bands
  • Bowls
  • Boxing
  • Competing in the annual Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge
  • Chess
  • Christian Fellowship
  • Choir
  • Cricket
  • Cross-country running
  • Debating
  • Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award programme
  • Equestrian
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Inter-House Competitions
  • Japan trip
  • Kapa Haka
  • Major Productions
  • Multisports
– Taupo Half-Ironman
– Tough Guy & Gal Challenge
  • Musical Instrument Tuition
  • Netball
  • Orienteering
  • Outward Bound Courses
  • Overnight Sports Exchange (Opunake H.S.)
  • Overseas Exchanges
  • Personalised Training Programmes
  • Public Speaking
  • Relay for Life
  • Rockquest
  • Rotary RYPEN weekends
  • Rotary Youth Driving Awareness programme
  • Rugby
  • Shooting
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Spirit of Adventure voyages
  • Squash
  • Stage Challenge
  • Student Council
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Theatre Sports
  • Touch Rugby
  • Volleyball
  • Weight Training
  • World Vision

We are happy to respond to student demand by adding extra activities where feasible.