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Blue Mountain College

Secondary (Years 9-13, approx age 13-17)

Blue Mountain College is a co-educational, Year 7 - 15 Secondary School catering for the needs of the West Otago community. We pride ourselves in the wide range of courses we offer and certainly our results indicate that our students do well. The School has a relatively small population and has therefore developed strong ties with our supportive community which has resulted in a caring, family atmosphere where every student is important and receives individual attention.Blue Mountain College is situated on an attractive 8.5 ha site on the edge of Tapanui township, and we are well equipped to deliver effective education. 

Contact Blue Mountain College
Physical address

State Highway 90
9522 Tapanui
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Phone numbers

64 3 204 8358

  • Number of students: TBC
  • Number of international students: TBC
  • Male and Female

Qualifications available

  • National Certificate of Educational Achievement
 
 
Southland is a land of rugged coast and rolling plains, world-renowned Bluff oysters and the launching place for a visit to Stewart Island.

Southland’s largest centre is Invercargill. If you’re a garden lover you must see Queens Park and its 80 hectares of tree-lined walkways and diverse gardens. The city turns on the hospitality so, if you’re looking for somewhere to stay, you’ll find plenty of friendly and high standard accommodation.

Half an hour from Invercargill is the fishing port of Bluff. Known for its fabulous seafood, this is the place to taste the famous Bluff oysters. If you like bird watching, catch a ferry to Stewart Island where you’ll find a haven for native bird life and the only place in New Zealand where you have a fair chance of seeing kiwi in their native habitat.

And speaking of wildlife, head along the coast to the Catlins. The Catlins River Walk leads you through beech forest and is known for its hidden waterfalls and rare native birds. At Curio Bay you’ll find fossilized trees, over 180 million years old, embedded in coastal bedrock. And at Nugget Point you’ll find fur seals, sea lions, sooty shearwaters, shags, yellow-eyed penguins, spoonbills and a breeding colony of gannets. And if you look closely, you may see Hector's dolphins frolicking out in the waves.
Main centres: 

Invercargill

Towns: 

Bluff, Gore, Halfmoon Bay (oban), Owaka, Winton

Regional information provided by Tourism New Zealand
Education Southland is the local education organisation
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