Taupo Intermediate Regional & National Sport

Taupo Intermediate belongs to a group of 11 Intermediate schools which come together for a range of sporting events. The schools range from Taupo through to Rotorua, Tauranga, Whakatane and Gisborne districts. Each school hosts one or more events, with Taupo organising the Mountain Bike and Wall Climbing. Following trials, we send individuals or teams to a majority of these events. (see timetable below)

Other events we are regularly involved in:

  • Waikato/BOP ‘Red Events’ hosted by Errol Newlands (Triathlon, duathlon, Mt Bike & Road cycling.
  • NZ AIMS Games held in September covering a range of codes and up to 10,000 Intermediate Age Students from throughout NZ.
  • North Island Intermediate Road Cycle Champs (hosted by Taupo Intermediate on the Taupo Motor Racetrack).
  • Central Plateau Ski Championships at Whakapapa.
  • Several equestrian events in Waikato, BOP and Hawkes Bay.
  • Along with these we support students at a range of North Island and National events eg: NZ Schools Triathlon Champs, NI Schools Mt Bike Champs etc.


Sports Timetable
Term 1
Event Week Date Organiser
Super 11 Open Water Swim 7  Friday 15th March Taupo
Super 11 Swimming 8 Friday 22nd March Rotorua
NZSS Triathlon Champs 8 Friday 22nd March Tauranga
BOP Show jumping. 9 Wednesday 27th March


Term 2
Super 11 Golf 1 Friday 3rd May Te Puke
Super 11 Moutain Biking 6 Friday 7th June Rotorua
Interschools Swimming 8 Wednesday 19th June AC Baths Taupo
Super 11 Rock Wall 8 Friday 21st June Taupo
Super 11 Rugby League 8 Friday 21st June Rotorua
Super 11 Indoor Bowls 9 Thursday 27th June Tauranga


Term 3
Super 11 Basketball 1 Friday 26th July Rotorua
Super 11 Winter Tournament 2 Friday 2nd August Tauranga
Super 11 Cross Country 3 Friday 9th August Mount Maunganui
Super 11 7’s Rugby 4 Friday 16th August Te Puke
Tough Guy and Gal 6 Thursday 29th August Rotorua
Interschools Cross Country 6 Tuesday 27th August Spa Park Taupo
NZ AIMS Games 8 Monday 9th – Friday 13th September.


Term 4
King Country Rippa Rugby Tournament 2 Wednesday 23rd October Owen Delany Park Taupo
Super 11 AGM 4 Thursday 7th November Tauranga
Super 11 Volleyball 4 Friday 8th November Mount Maunganui
Interschool’s Athletics 5 Wednesday 13th November Owen Delany Taupo
Super 11 Beach Challenge 5 Thursday 14th November Gisborne
Super 11 Triathlon 5  Friday 15th November Gisborne
Cricket Festival 7 Thursday 28th November Owen Delany Park Taupo
Super 11 Athletics 7 Friday 29th November Tauranga