Melville works closely with our wider school community to offer the range of experiences essential to a broad, well-balanced and effective curriculum.

School Sports Days

The school holds annual swimming, athletic and cross-country championships as well as a number of inter-tutor competitions.

Team Sports

The school regularly enters a number of teams in local competitions, as well as selecting special teams for inter-school fixtures. We have also developed relationships with community sports clubs to give our students more opportunities to compete. We have developed these relationships in Hockey, Cricket, Rugby and Rugby League.

Competitive and Recreational Sports

Sporting opportunities include cricket, tennis, softball, equestrian, volleyball, yachting, rugby, rugby league, netball, hockey, soccer, basketball, badminton, golf, touch, multi-sport, aikido, softball and Waka Ama.

Melville is represented at secondary school competitions in a large number of these and other sports. Our Sports Co-ordinator supports our many volunteer coaches and managers and ensures our students are aware of all the sporting opportunities that are available.

Extra-curricular activites are important to students and Melville offers a wide range of teams and clubs. Participation is encouraged and all students are able to take part.

School Raft Race

The schools annual Raft Race is a keenly participated event on the sports calendar. Students design and construct their own rafts and then race them from the Narrows boat ramp to the Grantham St boat ramp, spending approximately 3 hours on the Waikato River.

The finish of the race is celebrated with a sausage sizzle, soft drinks and sugar replacement.

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To order school photos: Envelopes to order school photos were given out last week. All envelopes with payments will need to be returned to Student Services by Friday 24th March. Eftpos is not available for school photos as the payment is managed by Photolife, not the school. To order an ID card: These can be ordered at Student Services. They are $10 and the last day for ordering is Friday... Read Article.