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King’s College Representative at World Vision Conference

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Date Added: 16 April 2018

Over the school holidays Jaedon Bates (Year 13, School) represented the College at the World Vision Conference for Young Leaders, a four-day national leadership camp held at the World Vision Head Offices in Remuera, Auckland. To receive this invitation Jaedon was nominated by our Senior Chaplain Reverend Warren Watson after the College was awarded the World Vision Sanitarium Scholarship…more

New chapel for St. Margaret’s

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Date Added: 16 April 2018

It was with much emotion, the new chapel arrived at St Margaret’s in the small hours of 24 January. There to greet it as it inched its way through the Papanui gates were around 60 members of the SMC community, along with Meg Fulton who performed the karanga, a korero welcome by Roger Wyeth and…more

St. Mark’s Church School’s recycling program with TerraCycle

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Date Added: 16 April 2018

In partnership with TerraCycle, preschoolers at St Mark’s Church School have saved more than 8700 yoghurt pouches from landfill in an effort to reduce waste reaching the ocean. The city’s youngest residents are getting stuck into recycling at St Mark’s Church School, helping divert thousands of plastic yoghurt pouches from landfill in the process. For…more

Rev’d Peter Rickman returns to St. Paul’s

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Date Added: 16 April 2018

Cathedral Dean called back to school The transition from Cathedral Dean to school Chaplain might not be the usual move for an Anglican clergyperson, but for Reverend Peter Rickman this was a decision he felt quite strongly about. Revd Rickman has stepped down as Dean of the Waikato Cathedral Church of St Peter to take…more

Faith helps Woodford House student through earthquake

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Date Added: 16 April 2018

At 12.51pm on Tuesday 22 February 2011, Martina Barreras lunged towards a table at school as the ground shook vigorously. She was only seven years old and had recently migrated to Christchurch from Maui, Hawaii. Martina didn’t know it at the time, but she was experiencing one of New Zealand’s worst earthquakes, which sadly killed…more

Celebrating Easter at Woodford

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Date Added: 16 April 2018

This year, Easter weekend was celebrated within the school’s first term which presented an opportunity to really explore the events of both Good Friday before exeat, and Easter Sunday after exeat. On Maundy Thursday we remembered the events of Good Friday with a quiet and meditative service. The girls played out the drama of that…more

Christ’s College student wins the 2017 JustTalk NZ Student Justice Speech Competition

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Date Added: 27 February 2018

Year 10 student Claude Tellick is a young man with a strong social conscience and his powerful and pertinent speech about Tōrite/Inequality of Māori in New Zealand has just won the 2017 JustTalk NZ Student Justice Speech Competition. Click here to listen. The intention of JustTalk is to raise awareness about social justice issues in New…more

Nga Tawa Repeats 100% NCEA Levels 1-3

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Date Added: 19 February 2018

Nga Tawa students have achieved a 100% pass rate across NCEA Levels 1, 2 and 3 for the second year running. An impressive 97.2% of Nga Tawa’s Year 13 students gained University Entrance. Principal, Lesley Carter says this remarkable result is a reflection of the hard work and dedication of students, their families and her…more

Narelle Umbers at Samuel Marsden

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Date Added: 19 February 2018

Marsden is excited to start the new year with our new Principal, Narelle Umbers. There will be an official commissioning ceremony and an opportunity for the Marsden community to meet Ms Umbers early in Term 1. Below is Ms Umbers first message to us for the year ahead, urging students to embrace the challenge and…more

Cambodia trip an eye opener for St Paul’s students

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Date Added: 19 February 2018

Working with slum living children in Cambodia is an experience these St Paul’s students will never forget. “I have seen poverty and struggle before but didn’t really take in the difficulties these people face in their daily lives. It broke my heart to see a young child begging on the streets or driving a tour…more