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Term dates:

Term 1
Starts - Tuesday, 30 January 
Ends - Friday, 12 April

Term 2
Starts - Monday, 29 April
Ends - Friday, 5 July

Term 3
Starts Monday, 22 July
Ends - Friday, 27 September

Term 4
Starts Monday, 14 October
Ends Tuesday, 17 December

2024 Stationery List and Subject Costs

Year 9

Year 10

Level 1- 3

School Times

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8.40am - 3pm

Wednesday 9am - 3pm

School Fees                                              

Trident High School has opted into the government donation scheme.  Please click here for further information.



Buses are provided for those who are out of town but within the zone (Ōhope, Wainui, Paroa, Poroporo, Rūātoki, Waimana, Tāneatua, Coastlands). For details of routes, pick-up points and times, contact: Mike Morrison, Go Bus 027 234 2941

School Bus Procurement – Education in New Zealand   


For out of zone transport (Kawerau, Ōpōtiki, Matatā, Edgecumbe), buses are operated for a fee. Contact: Uzabus 0800 873 228 

Bank Account Details for fees for Sporting Activities and Extra Co-curricular 

ASB Whakatane

12 3253 0004257 00

Please enter the student's name or ID number in the deposit details and what you would like to pay, eg Cricket fees.



Royal blue (no hood). BOP sports and school representative jackets may be worn with permission.


Polar top        

Trident royal blue polar fleece (no hood) with logo.


White polo shirt with logo. In winter, a long sleeved white top may be worn under

the polo shirt.


Trident royal blue shorts with logo.


Trident navy blue long pants with logo on the back pocket.


Trident royal blue skirt with back pleat and logo.


Plain navy, black or neutral colours maybe worn.



White or black ankle length.


Any flat shoes or sandals (black, brown or neutral in colour) with a back strap

(no boots above the ankle). Covered shoes must be worn in Technology workshops.

Sun Cap          

A cap may be worn (no hats or beanies).


In any of the school colours of royal blue, white, sky blue or navy.


One necklace is permitted beneath a shirt, (not visible).

A single, unadorned (plain) ring is acceptable.

The only visible body-piercing permitted is a maximum of two small earrings or studs in each ear.

Only a watch may be worn on the wrist.


Make- up

Make-up is discouraged. If worn must be unobtrusive.

PE Uniform

Top         Trident Blue and White Dri Fit T-Shirt or singlet

Shorts    Black shorts or black track pants.


It is our expectation that parents will ensure students leave for school in correct uniform. All uniforms are available from the NZ Uniform Shop, 89 the Strand, Whakatane – 07 9295625. 

Uniform can also be ordered online here

Uniform Pricelist

Code of Conduct

Please see our Trident Code of Conduct here.

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