Onehunga High School

Onehunga High School takes a planned approach to your child’s education, equipping them with the skills, knowledge and confidence to succeed in their adult life and career in whichever pathway is right for them. Promoted in North and South magazine as one of the top state schools in New Zealand, Onehunga provides a range of opportunities for students to gain experience, learn and develop; when it comes to the curriculum, academic subjects sit alongside the Pathways programme which includes a business school, building and construction school and a catering and hospitality school.


Geographic Location

Onehunga High School is located in one of Auckland’s oldest suburbs, overlooking the Manukau Harbour. The school’s proximity to the large commercial and retail area of Onehunga has benefitted students through financial and professional support.

School Facilities

The school’s facilities include a drama suite, dance studio, music suite, art & design rooms, computer labs, technical workshops, catering and hospitality facilities, science laboratories, Library, cafeteria, cricket oval, football field, tennis courts, gymnasium and fitness room.

Academic Results

Achievement-oriented Onehunga School incorporates a Business School, Construction School and Services Academy, making it unique among New Zealand secondary schools.

Extra-curricular Activities 

Students have the choice of participation in a broad range of activities and clubs, spanning across performing arts, music, sports and robotics. At the 2012 New Zealand Nationals for robotics, the senior team won the team Excellence Award and flew to Dallas, Texas to compete in the Vex Robotics World Championships. Onehunga became world champions; as well as winning overall, they also took the top prize as Engineering Division Champions.


Location Auckland, NZ
School Types State school
Category Co-ed
Founded Year 1959
Number of Students 968
School Website
School Address 24 Pleasant Street, Onehunga, Auckland 1061