Technology contributes to the intellectual and practical skill development of students as members of a technological society. Technology at Tauhara College provides exciting opportunities for students to develop and extend their ideas, learn new skills and create solutions to practical problems. Technology is challenging, rewarding and open to everyone.
|Subjects and Levels Taught|
|Fabrics and Textiles||Years 11-13|
|Furniture Making||Years 11-13|
|Home Economics||Years 11-12|
|Hospitality and Catering||Years 12-13|
|Technology Wood, Metal, Electronics, Food and Fabrics||Years 7-10|
|Mr Kris Watson||Head of Faculty Technology|
|Miss Kirsty Trevor||
|Miss Emma Smith||Textile & Design Years 9-13 & Year 7 & 8 Junior Technology|
|Junior Technology Years 7 & 8|
|Mr John Sullivan||Automotive, Graphics, Mechanical|
Technology subjects all lead on to equivalent Tertiary training and NZ Certificate Qualifications in the whole range of material mediums.
There are career opportunities and in trades and related trades for:
Wood, Metal, Multi Material, Automotive, Textiles and Clothing, Food and Hospitality, Graphics and Design.
People working in these and related careers add value to traditional products and services and create new ones, to improve people's quality of life and help New Zealand's continuing development.
Annual internal display of students' projects and related work for Years 8 to 13.
Annual Silver Service Restaurant Evening by Senior Hospitality Students.
Pedal cars manufactured by teams of mechanical engineering students and donated to local playcentres.
Annual visit to Mystery Creek Field Days.