Business Donors package

If you own a business and would like to donate to the Linwood College Rebuild Fund  please find our Business donor options here LinwoodCollegeBusiness

How can Linwood Alumni help?

The Linwood College Foundation – Te Aratai College – A New School for our Community When Linwood College reopens its doors in term two, 2022 it will be known as Te Aratai College. This is a change for Alumni but it begins an exciting new chapter in our school’s history. The 780 students and 120 staff […]

What do the students think?

Dreams into Reality – Te Aratai College

From Linwood High School 1954 to Te Aratai College 2022, our school continues its proud history.   Next year we return to Aldwins Rd and our completely rebuilt and stunning new school. We thank our architects, Architectus; our construction company, Southbase; and the Ministry of Education. Architectus and Southbase are the designers and builders of a […]

Why Our New School Needs Your Help

Past pupil Margaret Foster MNZM (née Bray) inspiring a young Linwood student

Former Linwood College Musicians star in upcoming concert

Former music students of Linwood College are making their mark in many parts of the world and two of them will be the featured soloists in a concert in Christchurch at The Piano on 4 July. Thomas Allely has been principal tuba player in the Queensland Symphony Orchestra since 2007. After initial studies in Wellington […]

Past Pupils’ Continue to Enrol

It is interesting to note that despite the signalled name change for the school to Te Aratai, Alumni enrolments continue to roll in.  Do we interpret this to mean that as a past school body the link to our school remains strong? We hope so. After all the school is returning to its old site and […]

School Name Change

Ngāi Tūāhuriri have gifted a new name to the school Te Aratai. In English: pathway to the sea.  The reasons for this change were discussed in our last newsletter by the Principal Dick Edmundson and can be found here The reaction to this change from Past Pupils was not unexpected. The majority preferred the old name, but […]

A new name for our school

Kia ora koutou – Greetings to all Ngāi Tūāhuriri have gifted a new name to the school and it is one that our Board of Trustees whole-heartedly supports. The name is Te Aratai College. In English: pathway to the sea.   The Board has voted unanimously in support for this name change for when we return to Aldwins Rd […]

We want to keep in touch

Over the years email providers have come and gone in New Zealand which has lead to the loss of emails for some of our enrolled Past Pupils. If you have contacts for any other people listed below please let them know we would love to hear from them and will re-enrol them on the Linwood College  Alumni […]