RBHS Overview.

Rotorua BHS was founded in 1914 and since that time has established an impressive tradition of excellence across the academic, sporting, performing arts, leadership and citizenship dimensions of the school’s programme.


The school provides each student with a wide range of opportunities to reach their potential and develop the skills and qualifications needed to successfully meet the challenges and demands of our rapidly changing world.

  • RBHS is a school of approximately 800 boys, which includes 118 borders in our Tai Mitchell Hostel.
  • There is no overcrowding and our class sizes are small. The average Year 9 size was 22 students in 2014.
  • Latest NZCER research shows that boys’ schools are best for boys.
  • RBHS boys outperformed boys nationally in NCEA at all three levels in 2014.
  • The qualifications of our leaving students are outstanding and far exceed national averages.
  • We are outstanding in Sport and produce many National Champions.
  • We are outstanding in the Performing Arts and Cultural Activities.
  • We have outstanding facilities and an impressive school site.
  • Leadership is provided by our Prefect Team and our Senior School Leaders.
  • We have an ethos of celebrating success.
  • We have a strong House Competition.

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+64 9 3566688
Level 12,155 Queen street,
Auckland city,
New Zealand
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+64 21 688365