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Heading to Equitana? Come and visit us to win your first years Equestrian Academy fees at New Zealand’s only girls’ boarding school with an onsite academy.

All applications made at Equitana that lead to a successful enrolment go in the draw for one year of Equestrian Academy fees FREE (worth $2500).

Our Nga Tawa Equestrian Academy programme caters to riders of all levels and abilities. Many students are involved in our Nga Tawa branch of the New Zealand Pony Club Association.

From Year 10, students can elect to take Equine Studies as a curriculum subject and work towards NZPCA Certificates, the NZ Level 3 Rural Animal Care Certificate and an ESNZ Equestrian Coaching qualification.

Each student is supported by a mentor coach to ensure they are progressing towards their goals and they (and their horses) are contented.


  • Three all-weather arenas; dressage, show jumping and general arena
  • 80 covered yards with a view of other horses, fresh air and natural light
  • One 20m round pen/lunging arena
  • 1200m all-weather exercise track
  • 50 acres of rolling farmland with large shared paddocks
  • Cross country training jumps of varying heights
  • A nine-bay horse truck that is out and about every weekend
  • 20 school owned and leased horses and ponies
  • Equine studies classroom and yard office

To see our Equestrian brochure, click here

If you’d like to speak to one of our Equestrian team, fill in your details below and we’ll be in touch.




Contact Us

To request a copy of our Prospectus please fill in your details below or call us on 06 327 6429

Nga Tawa Diocesan School,
164 Calico Line, Marton 4787
PBag 1101,
Marton 4741 New Zealand
Tel: +64 (06) 327 6429
Email: info@ngatawa.school.nz