Gate Pa School is situated on Cameron Road, the main road through the city, and is within easy drive to the city centre.  Tauranga is very close to wonderful beaches and shares the number one spot for highest sunshine hours in New Zealand.  A wide range of facilities are easily accessible to the school community with parks, swimming pools, libraries, a public hospital, a Polytechnic  many sports and recreation facilities and a public art gallery.  The University of Tauranga, located in the Polytechnic, is an outpost of the University of Waikato and offers a wide range of degree courses.

Tauranga is one of the fastest urban areas in New Zealand.  The area served by the school has matured into an urban area which includes privately owned family homes, retirement town houses, state and rental homes.  There is a new subdivision nearby.  The diverse school community could be considered typical of today’s urban world.

Gate Pa School is very conveniently and centrally located.  It adjoins Tauranga Girls’ College and it is 1.5 kms from Tauranga Boys College and Tauranga Intermediate School.

On leaving Gate Pa School most students attend Tauranga Intermediate School.




Gate Pa school
900 Cameron Rd

Phone: +64 7 578 5325
Fax: +64 7 578 6115
Email: office@gatepa.school.nz


Richard Inder

Email: RInder@gatepa.school.nz

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School dates for 2019

Term 1

4 February to 12 April.

Term 2
  29 April to 5 July.
Term 3
  22 July to 27 September.
Term 4
  14 October to 18 December.