Bethlehem Campus

For the girls' school in Australia, see Bethlehem College, Ashfield. For the university in Palestine, see Bethlehem University.
Bethlehem College
Elder Lane, Bethlehem, Tauranga
Coordinates 37°42′17.80″S 176°6′43.54″E / 37.7049444°S 176.1120944°E / -37.7049444; 176.1120944Coordinates: 37°42′17.80″S 176°6′43.54″E / 37.7049444°S 176.1120944°E / -37.7049444; 176.1120944
Type State: Integrated, Co-ed (Year 1-13)
Motto "Excellence through Christ "
Established 1988
Ministry of Education Institution no. 77
Principal Eoin Crosbie
School roll 1584[1] (July 2016)
Socio-economic decile 9Q[2]

Bethlehem Campus is a campus located in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand which contains several Christian educational institutions, including:

The academy was founded in 1988 as a primary school with 100 students, and has expanded since to offer secondary and tertiary education.

Bethlehem College

The school has approximately 1200 students in the secondary portion of the school[3] (Years 7-13).

Kenya minivan accident

In January 2013 a van of Bethlehem College students and former students crashed in a small village in Kenya, while they were on a volunteer mission at Ark Quest Academy.[4] Student Caitlin Dickson was killed, as were married couple Brian and Grace Johnston. Kenyan bus driver Christopher Mmata was also killed.[5]


  1. "Directory of Schools - as at 2 August 2016". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 2016-08-16.
  2. "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
  3. Archived March 27, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. "Community shocked by Kenya crash deaths". 3 News NZ. January 16, 2013.
  5. "Kenya crash survivors recovering well". 3 News NZ. January 18, 2013.

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