Northcote College

Northcote College is a New Zealand secondary school for boys and girls (co-educational) located in Northcote, Auckland. The school caters for Form 3 (Year 9) to Form 7 (Year 13). It was founded in 1877 and is the oldest secondary school on the North Shore.[citation needed]

Northcote College
1 Kauri Glen Rd
Auckland 0627
New Zealand
Coordinates36°48′35″S 174°44′02″E / 36.809637°S 174.733762°E / -36.809637; 174.733762Coordinates: 36°48′35″S 174°44′02″E / 36.809637°S 174.733762°E / -36.809637; 174.733762
TypeState Co-educational Secondary (Years 9–13)
MottoUt Prosim Aliis
That I may be of service to others
Established1877 (144 years)
Ministry of Education Institution no.32
PrincipalVicki Barrie
School roll1187[2] (March 2022)
Socio-economic decile7O[1]

Sporting codes and cultural activities include rugby, football (soccer), drama/performance, jazz band, orchestra, theatre sports and cultural groups. The school rules are based on respect and aimed at encouraging hard work, courtesy and concern for others.[citation needed]

The school's motto is Ut Prosim Aliis, Kia Manaaki te Tangata, That I May Be of Service to Others.

Notable alumniEdit


  1. ^ "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
  2. ^ "New Zealand Schools Directory". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 23 April 2022.
  3. ^ "Author of the Week – Alexa Johnston". Auckland Libraries. Archived from the original on 28 January 2016. Retrieved 2 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Martin Winch Profile". Audio Culture. 10 December 2015.
  5. ^ "Northcote alumni leads 'gamechanging' COVID test". Northcote College. Retrieved 12 September 2021.

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