Waiuku College requires all students to wear a school uniform. Uniform should be worn at all times between school, home and on trips outside the classroom.
If for any reason a student does have the correct item of uniform, they must get a dean’s pass before going into class.
Financial hardship is not an excuse for incorrect uniform. If financial hardship in any way, shape or form is a barrier to a student wearing the correct uniform, please contact the relevant dean asap. All communications of this nature are completely confidential.
The correct school uniform is provided below for your reference. If you have any uniform enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact the school.
Year 9- 12 Students
WHITE Waiuku College blouse or GREY Waiuku College collared shirt
BLACK Waiuku College skirt (knee-length day-to-day, ankle-length formal), or BLACK Waiuku College shorts or any BLACK smart straight-cut trousers (suit-like), plain with no texture or pattern.
NO bootleg, bell bottom, tapered trousers, cargo pants, jeans, tights or track pants (knit or waterproof).
NO stretch/knit fabrics that hug the figure.
The Waiuku College school jacket, polar fleece, hoodie or jersey
Please note Grey Waiuku College hoodies will not be part of the daily school uniform from 2025 onwards.
Plain BLACK Sandals with a heel strap (cannot be worn with socks or stockings). Sandals must be completely black i.e. no markings of any colour other than BLACK.
Plain BLACK shoes or sneakers under ankle height (must be worn with Plain BLACK socks). School shoes must be completely black i.e. no markings of any colour other than BLACK.
Plain BLACK stockings. Tights are NOT allowed.
Plain BLACK thermal top (collarless)
Plain BLACK or MAROON scarf
Plain MAROON school cap or hat
Physical Education Uniform: Any Plain BLACK shorts and Waiuku College House Shirt
NO gloves of any sort allowed
Year 13 Students
Year 13 students do not have a uniform, but they do have a dress code:
Y13 uniform expectations
Dress code- Smart Casual (more smart than casual)
BLACK and/or WHITE clothing (a combination of both is allowed)
No coloured branding
No alcohol/ drugs/ offensive branding
BLACK or WHITE Shoes (BLACK shoes only when in Number Ones)
BLACK sandals (needs a backstrap)
No Singlets/ Jandals
Physical Education uniform: Mufti and appropriate footwear
Purchasing a Uniform
School uniforms can be purchased from The Warehouse in Pukekohe. Limited items are still available from the school office at discounted prices. The school office is open Monday to Friday 8.00am-4:30pm
JEWELLERY AND OTHER ITEMS
Small plain ear studs or plain sleeper earrings, one per ear. Sleepers must be a maximum of 12mm in diameter and be able to rotate 360 degrees through the ear; A small nose stud may be worn. Neck jewellery of a cultural and/or personal nature (e.g., taonga) may be worn but should be under the school uniform for practical activities and as directed by the teachers. NO ear lobe expanders/stretchers. The maximum size for spacers is 1cm.
Facial Piercings are not permitted.
The College takes no responsibility for confiscated jewellery.
Any confiscated items must be collected by parents/caregivers from the school reception.
All hair should be kept tidy. Long hair may need to be tied back for health and safety reasons in certain classes.
SPECIAL & FORMAL EVENTS
Number Ones, Blazers and Waiuku College ties are loaned from the school for special occasions and are worn by prefects to formal school events. Ties are available from the office. Plain black shoes must be worn as part of the school special & formal uniform.