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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 - 2023     (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                      $ 122.00 per term   ($488 per year, GST inc).

Years 9 to 13                       $ 239.00 per term ($956 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 2023-2024 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. This fee MUST be PAID PRIOR to your son competing as part of this team. Any issues with this, please contact the Sport’s Co-ordinator or the Business Manager.

Sport Code


What the fee covers








Affiliation fees, feather shuttlecocks 


Basketball - Premiers


Affiliation fees, coaching, transport (uniform, if required, additional)


Basketball - others


Affiliation fees, coaching, transport (uniform, if required, additional)


Clay Target Shooting 


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


Football - others


Affiliation fees, match ball 


Hockey - 1st


Affiliation fees, training facilities, transport


Hockey - other


Affiliation fees, training facilities, transport




Regatta entry, coaching, In addition to club fees / strip


Rugby - 1st XV


Camp, Affiliation fees, laundry, shorts, socks, tracksuit, first aid, Physio


Rugby - others


Affiliation fees, shorts / socks, laundry


Snowboarding / Skiing


Cover trip / accommodation / lift fees etc




Per session cost – to be advised




Cover trip / accommodation etc


Table Tennis


Consumables (additional costs for tournaments)




Affiliation fees, laundry




Affiliation fees (additional costs for tournaments)


Water Polo


Per season

Affiliation fees, pool hire, lifeguard






Blazer Hire 

$195 per year

If returned, $100 deposit refunded

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