Developing Rangatiratanga or leadership capabilities is an important aspect of Hauraki Plains College and something which many students aspire to. Throughout the year levels, there are a number of opportunities for students to develop leadership such as leading classroom projects, representing one’s River Group on Student Council and captaining a sports team.
At Year 13, school leaders work in teams, each with a specific focus. The teams are: Academic; Sports; Cultural and Arts; Events Management; Student Support; Services; Community Liaison; Environment; Technology Support; Hapu (Houses) and International Students.
The Head Boy and Head Girl have overall responsibility for the Student Leadership team and represents the school at public events, co-ordinates student assemblies and maintains a vital link with the Senior Leadership Team.