The Arts is an area of the school that is extremely high achieving with many groups performing on the national stage and holding national titles.

The Arts at Tauranga Boys College encompasses the following areas of student participation.

  • BigBand
  • Barbershop
  • JazzCombos 
  •  GuitarGods
  • HipHopDance
  • Debating-JuniorandSenior
  • Theatresports-JuniorandSenior
  • 15-MinuteDrama
  • BrassGroup
  • Kapahaka
  •  ManuKorero
  • PublicSpeaking
  • Production
  • ArtClub

The drama group regularly attend the national Sheliah Winn Shakespeare Festival gaining entry as the regional representative school and we have had a number of students make the final placing’s for attending the Globe Theatre in London.

The Big Bands and Jazz Combos also have achieved national honors including 6 national titles for the Big Band, 5 national titles for the combo and many many individual titles for best instrumentalists including best clarinetist, saxophonist, trumpeter, composer and arranger, vocalist, flute, guitarist and best of festival.

There is something for everyone in the Arts on offer and the environment is a modern and progressive space including a purpose built theatre and state of the art equipment for students to use.

The Arts is run by highly able and educated teachers who specialize in their give areas to the highest level.