Garin College

Location:
Champion Road, Richmond, Nelson

Designer:
Clapcott Consultancy

Size:
1800m2

Awards:
2002 First Place in Cook Strait Region, Commercial Awards, Master Builders

Owner:
Roman Catholic Archbishop of Wellington
Garin College is the first Secondary School to be built in 20 years; the school includes six main buildings with room to expand in the future. The structure is a combination of steelwork and concrete while the exterior includes block work and color steel in a simple appearance, highlighted by powder coated aluminum.

The college includes; five fully equipped science labs, two computer rooms, Math’s, English, and social science departments with 2-3 classrooms in each area, a workshop and technology suite for each area of fashion, hospitality and hard materials. The Arts/Drama department has the latest in technology providing recording studios music, dance, and drama rooms. Garin College also has 3 outdoor fields, Astroturf courts, and a gymnasium fitted with an indoor climbing wall and stadium seating for 300.