Iona College is a top girls boarding and day school in safe, peaceful Hawke's Bay. For over 100 years it has been providing quality education to young women (aged 11-18 years). You can relax in our park-like grounds.
Have fun choosing from over 30 sports. Demonstrate your creative flair with our award winning drama groups, rock bands and choirs. Progress your instrumental skills and participate in various musical opportunities.
Keep up to date with your learning and enjoy school and Hawke's Bay living with your new friends in the boarding house.
One of Iona’s founding principles is a belief in cultural diversity and valuing the histories and traditions of all peoples. In this spirit, international students are warmly welcomed at Iona.
Iona is home to a small international student population from a variety of countries such as Singapore, Korea, Japan, China, Thailand, Germany and England.
Learning in Hawke’s Bay
Hawke’s Bay has stunning geography, phenomenal climate with long hot summers and cool winters, talented people, a rich history, a vibrant economy, and a friendly and culturally diverse community.
From school, girls can take a short, easy, stroll to shops, cafes and movie theatres in the vibrant village of Havelock North.