Garin College

Champion Road, Richmond, Nelson

Clapcott Consultancy


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

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.