Notice of Early Closure
Wednesday 26 February. 
Teachers’ Paid Union Meeting. School will finish at the end of Period 3 12.35pm. Murphy’s buses will operate at 12.35pm and the AT Metro buses at the usual time of 3.20pm. Students are welcome to remain at school to study.


We are following the advice of the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health, and will post further updates here as they come in.

Any student who may be at high risk of exposure because they have recently been to China or have been in close contact with someone confirmed with the virus is asked to delay the start of their school year for 14 days and voluntarily stay away. Please advise the College if this is the case for your son or daughter.

As always anyone who is unwell should not be at school. If you have a particular concern about your child or family member please contact Healthline at 0800 611 116 or your GP for medical advice.

Welcome to Rosehill College

A state co-educational school in Papakura, about 25 minutes’ drive south of Auckland city centre in New Zealand. This is on the urban edge of greater Auckland and students at the college are from rural as well as urban areas.

Our mission statement ‘Together we create an environment for personal excellence’ is something we like to think we live by on a daily basis, and Rosehill College has the reputation of being a friendly, caring school with a strong House system which is supported by strong student support and guidance facilities.

We welcome students of all nationalities, including fee-paying international students. The school currently operates an enrolment scheme to ensure that we do not become overcrowded. The enrolment scheme and the prospectus together provide information about enrolment procedures. Buses are available within the school zone.

Upcoming Events

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Homestays Wanted

We seek homestays in the school zone with sound English language skills to host International students in 2019 for both short term and long term students.If you can offer a student a comfortable and caring home you will be rewarded both culturally and financially.

Application forms can be found on our website or picked up from our reception.

For all enquires contact Delwyn Blackbourn 2950661 on ext 884 or email

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