Zone Restrictions

Awatapu College is NOT a zoned high school. We accept enrolments from across Palmerston North.

School Fees/Donations

There are various costs depending on what courses and activities your child chooses.

We ask all parents to financially support the college by way of an annual donation. Donations are used to improve and maintain the educational, cultural and sporting amenities of the college. Please click here to view the 2017 donations.

The school office is open 8.00am-4.30pm for cash and eftpos payments. Electronic transfer and automatic payments can also be made to: Awatapu College, Account No. 03 0726 0567129 00. Please contact the school office on 06 356 4817 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in setting up an automatic payment.

Subject Selection

Subject selection will be confirmed during the enrolment interview. Please click here to view our 2017 course options.


Awatapu College is a uniform school for Years 9-11. Please click here to view the Awatapu College uniform regulations. Uniform items are available for purchase from The Warehouse in Palmerston North. A price guideline is available here.

Getting to School

Rural Bus Service
A rural bus service is available to out of town students via UZABUS. Please contact UZABUS on 06 356 4896 for the most up to date information regarding bus routes and pickup/drop off points. Students must carry their Awatapu College ID card when travelling on the bus service. ID cards are available from the school office for $7.50.

City Bus Service
Awatapu College is situated on the Awapuni/Rugby bus route. Please visit the Horizon Regional Council website for more information regarding city bus routes, timetables and fares:

Expression of Interest

New Enrolment Expression of Interest
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