NZQA NCEA exams begin NZQA NCEA exams began on November 16 and will finish on December 9. We wish our students all the very best! For student information about how to get prepared for exams e.g. what to bring along on the day and what to do on arrival at school before the exam, please go here. Over study leave and exam time, our school support network remains available to senior students. Please reach out to any member of the Guidance, Youthwork or Careers team. Atawhai Leaders, Subject Teachers and Deans, who are also available to assist.