Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Dinner at Gengy's

Last night (Tuesday, 26th May) the International boys and the International girls from Tauranga Girl's College, along with staff went to dinner at Gengy's Restaurant. Everyone had a great time creating their own all you can eat meals, which was then cooked on the Mongolian style BBQ. Pancakes made to order followed for dessert.


Mongolian BBQ style

Peter, Tim, Lin & Jason

Boss & Bruno

Ryu & Taiga

Marcus, Aiman,& Keita


Thursday, 21 May 2015


Our new International 'home-base' in the school is proving a hit, with Kiwi boys coming over hang out with our International boys.

Trip to Papamoa Blokart Heaven

Last Friday, 15th May, the International department visited the Blokart Recreation Park in Papamoa. The boys and staff had fun racing the blokarts and the new electric three wheeled drift karts, another great invention from the Bay -
which proved a big hit with the boys!










Mrs Roff


Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Making Preserves

Alex and Niklas have been making preserves in Food Technology, their teacher has been very impressed with the great job they have made of it!

Alex from Germany and Niklas from Austria

Monday, 11 May 2015

Hausch Fair - Germany

Recently two of our TBC Old Boys', Max and Felix (2013), helped out at the annual Hausch Fair in Germany.
These two boys did a terrific job, talking to prospective students about what our school has to offer and their experiences in NZ.  Two wonderful ambassadors for Tauranga Boys' International Centre.

Max & Felix TBC Ambassadors 

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Holiday Gallery!!

A selection from the holidays...

Jason from China, Paul from Germany & host brother Mason

Host mum Deborah - hungry boys to feed!!

Jo from Japan and Calvin from Taiwan enjoy the holidays with host brother Kereama and host mum Heather.



Host brother Kareama

Outdoor Education - Year 12 Bushcraft

At the beginning of this week (4th to 5th May), 11 of our international students joined their classmates on camp at Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park. This camp is part of the Year 12 Outdoor Education NCEA curriculum. The boys had been planning and organising their food, equipment and sleeping gear as part of their assessment. The boys were assessed on their knowledge of environmental care, tramping, map, compass and GPS skills as well as erecting emergency shelters. A wonderful opportunity for our International boys to experience tramping and bushcraft in our beautiful New Zealand native bush. 

Franziscus out in front

Beautiful scenery at the river crossing

Pies, Pies and more Pies - Business Course Venture

As part of their business class course, Peter, Jun and Leo launched their very tasty venture - Korean BBQ meat pies.  The boys had to source their product and create a business plan to sell the pies at a profit. A great hands on learning curve over the next few weeks for the future entrepreneurs.  Watch this space for further news on their progress!

Jun with the first orders, yum!!

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Farewell to Niklas and Milo

Sadly we said farewell to Niklas Schuler and Milo Akkaraprud last week.
Niklas was with us at TBC for a year and is returning to Germany to attend University. Milo had a short term six week experience and has returned to Thailand to continue his education.

Milo with Mrs Roff and Principal Mr Mangan

Niklas with Mrs Roff and Principal Mr Mangan

China Trip with Educate Tauranga

In the last two weeks of term one, Mrs Roff visited China with Educate Tauranga. It was a great opportunity to catch up with some of our lovely parents.

Annette Roff with Yangfeng Guo (Lin Bi's mum) and Liz Harper (BOPELS) 

Catching up with parents from Austar Agency - Mr & Mrs Luk, Mr & Mrs Huang & Mrs Zhu

Dinner out with Peter Zhu's mum and sisters

Monday, 4 May 2015

Demolition over the Holidays!

Over the Term 1 holidays the classroom block where the International office used to be situated was demolished, this is to make way for a purpose built technical block.
Watch this space for more photos of the new International Centre!!

Out with the old block!!