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Whangaparaoa College, previously called Hibiscus Coast Intermediate School and originally called Stanmore Bay Secondary School, opened officially in 2005 as the result of a merger with the Hibiscus Coast Intermediate. The founding principal was Brian O'Connell, who served until 2012. James Thomas took over the principal role in 2012, succeeding O'Connell.
The school is in a high socio-economic area (high decile number), and has tight zoning rules where students must live to attend the school. This method prevents overcrowding in a most desirable school.
Being a new school, the facilities and technology used are leaders in the New Zealand education system, positioned on an environmentally aware site. 2006 saw the rise of two new high decile schools in Metropolitan Auckland, Whangaparaoa College and Botany Downs Secondary School.
Located in Stanmore Bay, in Metropolitan Auckland's Rodney District, the school is one of the leaders in the country (recognised by the Ministry of