Macleans College

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Macleans College

  • College Name : Macleans College
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  • College Location : 2 Macleans Road, Bucklands Beach, Auckland, Auckland 2010, New Zealand
  • Phone : +64 9-535 2620
About the college

The school was opened in 1980 by the Governor General, Sir David Beattie, with a roll of 199 students. The school is co-educational and was the first S80 or whanau house school built in New Zealand. It now has a roll of over 2500 students. The school is co-educational and was the first S80 or Whanau House School built in New Zealand.
The school is named after the Maclean family. Robert and Every Maclean immigrated to New Zealand from Cornwall, England, and they owned the land in Howick.The family farmed the ares of land that the school’s current location.

Why to choose

Macleans College has established a deserved reputation for high performance in the area of academic success. It offers its students a number of curriculum assessment and qualification pathways, and is now a truly international college as a result. Macleans College has a student roll representing in excess of 50 nationalities. The diversity and energy of this truly international community of students and staff helps make the college dynamic and always interesting.

Macleans College prides itself on being one of New Zealand’s top secondary schools for academic results.

Over the last 2 years macleans has gained 5 of the 23 Premier Scholarships awarded by the New Zealand Qualification Authority which no other school has achieved as many as Macleans College.

Macleans College represented New Zealand in Sydney, Australia, at 9th International Music Festival

1st school in New Zealand to introduce Whanau House system nitec offer a friendly and diverse learning environment with flexible study programmes,lots of support ,and hands–on experience to build the skills you need for your career and your future

CampusBucklands Beach

Main Intakes:As per course

Fee requirement: 18000 – 21000 NZ dollars per year

English Language Admission Requirements

As per the choosen course.

Academic Departments

Macleans College offers courses Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 courses in the fields mentioned below:

Coureses under NCEA (National Certificate of Educational Achievement) and CIE (Cambridge International Examinations)




Information Management


Media Studies

Performing Arts

Physical Education


Social Science

Te Rao Maori


Visual Arts