Porirua College

Whiti Te Ra - The Rising Sun







64 Driver Crescent • Cannons Creek • PORIRUA 5024
PO Box 53-023 • PORIRUA 5243
Telephone: 04 237 5465 • Facsimile: 04 237 6160

For emergencies only call: 027 237 5465 





Pacific Achievers' Films
Please watch this lovely film about Tupe Lualua, dance teacher, that was shot, edited and produced by the following students: 

Producer: Tiana Ranfurly
Director: Jacob Ioapo
Camera: Amarni MacDonald
Sound/interview:  Mayana Ranfurly


The Community College teaches

Te Reo Maori Kuki Airani, Tivaevae Classes, Lea Faka Tonga, Tikanga Maori, Vagahau Niue

Please read the Community College page under the About Us tab for more information.

Porirua College's Mission:

Porirua College develops powerful learners who are willing
and able to use this quality in the service of their communities.

Porirua College's Vision:

   The Porirua College Learning Houses    

Homework Club

We are holding a homework club after school in the school library on the following days:

Monday - Thursday after school until 5.00pm

Students must sign in and have work to complete. Attendance records will be kept.  Please encourage your children to attend. 

To email staff the email format is first initial last name @pen.net.nz e.g. John Smith's email is jsmith@pen.net.nz

 Many thanks to Paul McCredie for use of this photo.


Student Absence

Our Student Management System sends text messages to parents/caregivers of students who are marked absent for morning Learning Coach, Period 1 and/or Period 2. Text messages are sent at 12.30pm each day. Please phone the office on 237-5465 to confirm absences and continue to ring us if your child is away.


Monday to Friday

Learning Coach
Check and Connect
9.10 - 9.20am
Period 1 9.20 - 10.50
INTERVAL 10.50 - 11.10 
Period 2 11.10 - 12.05
Period 3 12.05 - 1.00
LUNCH 1.00 - 1.40
Period 4* 1.40 - 2.30
Period 5 2.30 - 3.20

*School finishes after Period 4 on Thursday.