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Fee Structure

There are a number of fees that must be paid by students attending Liston College. Accounts are sent out each term and payment is to be made to the College (Eftpos, Credit card and automatic payment facilities are available – please inquire at the office).

The Contributions detailed below show the GST exempt portion which qualifies for the Donation Income Tax Rebate. A Donation Tax Receipt is automatically posted but is also available on request. Those Dues identified as being GST inclusive are based on the present level of GST of 15% and are subject to change by Government. This portion does not qualify for the Donation Income Tax Rebate.

Attendance Dues - 2022     (Compulsory)

Attendance Dues are approved by the Minister of Education under Education and Training Act 2020 of the Private Schools Conditional Integration Act 1975.  Payment of Attendance Dues is a legal requirement and condition of enrolment at an integrated school. Attendance Dues are used to repay loans for building work on schools in the Auckland Diocese, insurance and other property related costs. The College collects these dues on behalf of the Bishop as Proprietor. Where there is a genuine financial difficulty in a family, the Principal is happy to discuss alternative means of payment.

Years 7 and 8                      $ 117.00 per term   ($468 per year, GST inc).

Years 9 to 13                       $ 229.00 per term ($916 per year, GST inc).

College Contribution 

The College Contribution is $ 145 per term per student ($580 per year, GST Exempt). This Contribution is to cover extra resources for the benefit of students including additional staffing, curriculum resources, information technology, school magazine, School diary (this is specially printed for Liston College), Student ID card (This enables student  access to the College Library, copying  and concessions) co-curricular activities and other activities as approved by the Board of Trustees.

Years 7 to 13                       $ 145 per term per student ($580 per year, GST Exempt).

Proprietor’s Financial Contribution

This contribution supports the Proprietor’s development of the College. The 2021-2022 contributions will cover new projects to continue the capital development of the College. The Board is working with the CDA on the next stage of development.

Years 7 to 13                       $ 40 per term per student ($160 per year, GST Exempt) for the eldest son.

Years 7 to 13                       $ 30 per term per student ($120 per year, GST Exempt) for subsequent sons.

Special Character Contribution

The Special Character contribution is collected on behalf of the Proprietors and is used to support the provision of Catholic Education Advisers in the Diocese and Professional Development for the Teachers of Religious Education.

Years 7 to 14                       $ 12.50 per term per student ($50 per year, GST Exempt).

Other Charges  (GST inc)

Additional charges are made for school / class trips and camps. Parents will be given notice of these by the relevant staff member(s) during the year.

Printing Costs  (GST inc)

Students have the facility to “preload” or ‘top up” their personal printing account which will enable them to print their school / assessment work off at school or photocopy any material. Topping up is done through the school library.

Sports Fees  (all GST inc)        

All students who participate in a School Sports Team are required to pay a fee. The manager of each team forwards a list of participants to Accounts Office after the first competition game. This fee will be added to your account statement for payment.

Sport Code


What the fee covers






Affiliation fees, feather shuttlecocks 

Basketball - Premiers


Affiliation fees, singlet/shorts, laundry

Basketball - others


Affiliation fees, singlet/shorts, laundry

Clay Target Shooting 


Fortnightly fees (students to pay club fees on top of this)

Cricket - 1st XI


Affiliation fees, warm up top, match balls and after-match costs.  

Cricket - others


Affiliation fees, match ball (fee depends upon level)

Football - 1st XI


Affiliation fees, warm up shirt /socks, laundry, 1st aid, match balls

Football - others


Affiliation fees, match ball 



Affiliation fees, training facilities, transport



Affiliation fees, regatta entry fees, hire of strip, exclusive of Club fees

Rugby - 1st XV


Affiliation fees, laundry, shorts, socks, tracksuit, 1st aid

Rugby - others


Affiliation fees, shorts / socks, laundry

Snowboarding / Skiing


Cover trip / accommodation / lift fees etc



Cover trip / accommodation etc

Table Tennis





Affiliation fees, laundry

Volleyball (Zone entry)


Affiliation fees (additional costs for tournaments)

Water Polo

$100 per term


Affiliation fees, pool hire


Blazer Hire 

$195 per year

If returned, $100 deposit refunded

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