We have a strong school choir who perform at many school events and competitions.

Music Tuition

In addition to core music for all students, we have additional music tuition available to students who wish to advance in performance music. Depending on the number of students, we offer tuition in vocals, guitar, drums, keyboard, ukulele and bass.
Please download, complete and return this Music Tuition form

Enviro Group

Melville Intermediate was the first Enviroschool in NZ in 1993. This is now a national scheme. Our Biotechnology garden, complete with hydroponics and worm farms are the centre of our Enviroschool activity. We promote sustainability throughout the school. We have recently confirmed our Bronze and Silver Award status and in 2022 will be seeking the Gold Award. Enviro monitors play an important role in our school

ESOL Programme 

Students with non-English speaking backgrounds participate in individual and small group programmes daily to improve communication skills in English.

Kapa Haka 

We continue the tradition of having a strong kapa haka group in the school with professional and highly skilled tutors.

Pasifika – Talents of the Pacific (TOPA) 

TOPA provides a Pacific Cultural Arts Programme which helps to EMPOWER their culture, ENHANCE their talents and be a POSITIVE influence to INSPIRE change.

Student Council

Representatives are elected  from each class


Students with sporting talents have opportunities to extend their skills within and beyond classroom activities. Students also have the opportunity to be part of a sports academy. They then have the opportunity to apply to be part of the Winter Olympics Sports camp in term 2 and term 3.