Explore our wonderful facilities, including our Moyle House Hostel which now has 7-day boarding options

Explore our facilities

Taumarunui High School has a great range of facilities available to not only the staff and students within the school, but also to the community. Supporting schools, social groups, sports teams, youth, and individuals, Taumarunui High School has something that can benefit almost everyone.

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Moyle House Hostel

The Moyle House Hostel was refurbished in 2010 and was reopened in 2011. The hostel is fully equipped with separate bedrooms, bathrooms, lounge and dining areas as well as a large kitchen. The building is situated right next to the sports fields and gymnasium. Download the brochure for more information and pricing.

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The gymnasium is used regularly by school sports teams for training purposes, Physical Education classes and students for personal training. It is also used regularly by social sporting groups both during the week and weekends. The cost for hiring out the gymnasium is $20 per hour.

Astro turf

Our new astro-turf and running track is suitable for netball, basketball, tennis, touch, and more. In addition, a secondary astro-turf surrounded by floodlights provides a suitable playing area for hockey, tennis and football.

Mountain lodge

Located 700 metres past the Chateau at Mount Ruapehu, Taumarunui High School’s mountain lodge is a decently equipped building with 36 bunks with plastic covered foam matresses. Guests must bring their own sleeping gear such as sleeping bags and pillows etc. There are two seperate bunk rooms and two chaperone rooms. Each chaperone room contains two beds. This lodge is ideal for educational, skiing or
sports trips.

Swimming pool

The Trust Waikato Indoor Swimming Pool is a heated swimming pool centrally located in the middle of all the school’s sporting facilities. This facility can be hired by large groups if booked ahead of time.

The pool is open from 9am – 6pm on weekdays, and 1pm – 5pm on weekends. Enquiries can be made directly to the pool manager on 07 895 5425 or you can call the school office.

Sand court

Built in 2009, Taumarunui High School now has a large sand court which hosts students and sporting events in the community. The court is large enough to transform into three volleyball courts or one large football court. Attached to the court is a fenced, concreted facility with seating, suitable for a barbeque area.

Other facilities

Taumarunui High School offers several other facilities which can be booked and/or enquired about at the school’s office.

  • Large hall
    Equipped with professional sound and lighting systems, wireless microphone, sound-dampening carpeted stage area, and seating for over 600 people.
  • Weights room / gym
    Equipped with everything from free weights, machine and cables, medicine balls, rowing machines, bikes and treadmills.
  • Student Centre
    Situated in the very centre of the school, surrounded by a large fenced-off grass area, the Student Centre is one of the newer buildings within the school. Inside you will find complete cooking facilities, heat pumps, and carpeted floors. The entire building is also surrounded by a large elevated deck area with built-on seating.

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