Study in Paradise - Mercury Bay Area School is a thriving, Years 1-13 co-educational school situated in an extra-ordinary environment. Located in Whitianga, we are close to some of New Zealand's most beautiful coastlines and backed by the primeval bush of the geologically unique The Coromandel Peninsula. We capitalise on the remarkable geography of our region to extend the educational opportunities available to our students.
Mercury Bay Area School is an area or composite school consisting of three distinct learning groups all on one site. We cater for students aged between five and 19 years of age and for every school year from Year One right through to Year 13. Each of the three learning groups is led by a Deputy Principal and an Assistant Principal who are responsible for the learning and achievement, welfare, discipline, guidance, attendance and class placement of every student in their section of the school.
Our major focus is on student achievement. Our positive, caring and supportive learning environment enables each child to develop mentally, physically, socially and emotionally. Our school provides:
Whether you want to achieve academic success, improve your English language skills or learn to scuba dive and kayak in the Pacific ocean, Mercury Bay offers it all.