Everyone at Hargest belongs to a house, either Watson (blue), Menzies (green), Thomson (red) or Hamilton (yellow). The house competition involves athletics, house choirs, swimming sports, cross country, kapa haka and public speaking.
The elected house captains also continue the rivalry with lunch-time competitions in activities like volleyball, basketball, tug-of-war and handball.
Heads of House
The Staff Heads of House are the figureheads for each house and provide additional support to the Deans and Form Teachers. They are responsible for a wide range of sporting and cultural activities, organise the House Competition, run the Peer Support programme and the Student Councils. They assist the Deans in the welfare and progress of students in their respective houses by providing academic and pastoral support.