A Word From The Principal

Those of us who are in Christchurch and have been able to drive down Aldwins Rd will have seen just how impressive the rebuilt school is. Furthermore, we are completely on track for moving back to Aldwins Rd for term two as planned. We are delighted with this positive progress considering the disruption of Covid, building […]

Where are we up to with our fundraising for the new school?

Last year facing a significant shortfall in funds to fit out our new school buildings, the LC Foundation launched a Givealittle fundraising appeal. It is exciting to report that with new funding, together with direct donations we have nearly completed all our requirements for our stunning new campus. However donations are still needed for these three important items listed […]

Rory and Christine Butler

We (Rory Butler and Christine Rogers) both started at LHS in 1957 (having earlier sat beside each other in Primer 2 at Linwood North Primary back in 1949). She went on to Teachers’ Training College after her Form 6B year and, a year later I went on to Canterbury University. We both thoroughly enjoyed our […]

Hockey is back at Linwood College/Te Aratai College

Linwood/Te Aratai College Hockey Former 3H1 Linwood High School pupil and Olympic Hockey player John Radovonich is behind the growth and enthusiasm for developing a hockey programme at Linwood College, soon to be known as Te Aratai College. A former New Zealand Hockey Captain who played over 100 tests for his country, John has coached […]

Positive Progress for our Rebuild

Pictured Te Pou Toe Toe – the new Linwood Pool. The rebuild continues to go very well and is on track. Many of us are on Aldwins Rd regularly and so can see the very visible progress. Each day is bringing something more and as we move through the second half of 2021 we are […]

August 2021 Outreach – Ōpāwa

Linwood College students Daniel Nieuwenhuize and Phoenix Evans (Head Boy) spoke at the Linwood College Community Outreach at Ōpāwa school this week. What impressive young students they both are! Both have been accepted into Otago University next year and both intend to study medicine. Both play in the Linwood College Jazz band currently and Phoenix […]

Business Donors package

If you own a business and would like to donate to the Linwood College Rebuild Fund  please contact us on foundation@linwoodcollege.school.nz

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 […]