Library News

Kia Orana .  This years theme for Cook Island language week is:  “Kia pūāvai tō tātou Reo Māori Kūki Āirani I Aotearoa” translates as “The Cook Island Māori language may blossom throughout New Zealand”.   Cook Island language week was celebrated in normal Kūki style with vibrant costumes, performances and food.  The students took charge and organised all performances with help from some of the Mama’s.  Being able to celebrate and… Read More

English – NCEA Deadlines

ENV3U Visual Level 3    3.8 Research  (4 UE Reading credits)  Friday 14th August    ENL3U Literature Level 3  3.7 Connections assessment  (4 credits)  Friday 14th August  ENL2U Literature Level 2    2.5 Oral text presentation  (3 credits)  Week 5  Help centres are running as normal with individual English teachers running their own workshops either on a Wednesday or… Read More


Science Tutorials for the week of 10th – 14th August:  Year 11 Science: Tuesday & Wednesday 3-4 pm (L3)  Year 13 Physics: Wednesday 3-4 pm (L6)  Year 12 & Y13 Biology: Thursday 3-4pm (L3)  Year 13 Chemistry: Friday 7-8 am (L9)  South Auckland Mathematic Challenge Event 4: Y9 & Y10 members of the Maths Club will be competing in the fourth round of the… Read More

University Entrance

At Otahuhu College subjects which lead onto university are marked with a U, for example SCI1U is suitable for students contemplating university. To gain University Entrance students need to gain 12 credits in each of three university approved subjects (subjects ending in 3U), as well as getting Level 3 and their UE literacy requirements.   Mr Finau… Read More

1st XV Boys Rugby

This year the 1st XV team is proudly sponsored by Hynds Pipe Systems who provided the team with training tees.  Thank you Don Tevaga and the team at Hynds for your generosity, it is most appreciated.  This week we face our neighbour school Southern Cross Campus at OC Memorial Park – 12pm kick off.  Hope to see you there. … Read More

Blues Rugby

Manukau Institute of Technology with the help of Blues Rugby and  Otahuhu College made a video on how continuing learning after leaving school can make a big difference to career prospects, job satisfaction and future earnings.   On Thursday 30 July, Blues players came to the Otahuhu College to talk with our 1st XV and Girls rugby teams about… Read More