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King’s School student excels at Vodafone Pacific Music Awards

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Date Added: 08 August 2018

King’s School student Lotima Pome’e has excelled at the recent Vodafone Pacific Music Awards, winning three awards. Performing under the name General Fiyah, he won the Vodafone People’s Choice Award, the New Zealand On Air Best Pacific Music Video Award for his single ‘Here to Stay’ and the APRA Best Pacific Song Award. This is…more

Pastoral care mentioned in Nga Tawa’s high praise from ERO

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Date Added: 08 August 2018

In 2018, Nga Tawa received the highest possible praise from the Education Review Office (ERO) who describes Nga Tawa as “highly successful in achieving excellent outcomes for all students.” The best measure of this report is that their next review date is not until 2023 – the longest possible ERO review period. The review team’s…more

St. Margaret’s and Christ’s College at the Big Sing

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Date Added: 08 August 2018

The SMC Chamber Choir of girls from Year 9-13, were awarded Outstanding Performance of a Romantic Piece for their beautiful rendition of Brahm’s Waldesnacht at last week’s Big Sing chorale festival. And scooping a large haul of awards – our Year 12 and 13 girls and Christ’s College boys in the senior chorale, Amanda, who…more

Diana Patchett the new principal at St. Margaret’s College

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Date Added: 08 August 2018

ST MARGARET’S COLLEGE Diana Patchett assumes the role of principal at Christchurch’s St Margaret’s College at the end of July The incoming principal of a prestigious girls’ school says she wants her students to fulfil their own goals, not gender stereotypes. Diana Patchett, who has two science degrees and played water polo at a national…more

St. Paul’s students bring ukelele music to Care Centre

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Date Added: 08 August 2018

Come Tuesday lunchtime it’s smiles all round in the activity room of Hamilton’s St Joans care centre – smiles brought about by the sound of ukuleles. Leading the musical lesson is Harry Forte, a Year 13 student of St Paul’s, and it’s clear he is getting as much enjoyment from the session as the elderly…more

Waihi School Choir and Craighead Diocesan School perform a lunchtime concert

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Date Added: 08 August 2018

The Waihi Choir and Development Choir recently travelled to perform at the St Mary’s Church lunchtime concert in Timaru. The boys performed Hold Back The River and Stitches, and were well received by the audience. They then joined with Bluestone School to perform a great rendition of Believer. It was a wonderful concert with a great variety of music…more

Woodford House at the Big Sing

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Date Added: 08 August 2018

The East Coast region of the annual Big Sing choral competition took place on Wednesday 30 June. The Woodford House Chapel Choir and Up Close had been practising hard all year preparing our repertoire for this event. At the competition, each choir had to perform a selection of three pieces, which fell into three categories:…more

Middle School Theology at Woodford House

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Date Added: 08 August 2018

Along with a number of Anglican and Presbyterian schools across New Zealand, the Religious Studies Department at Woodford House has been piloting a brand new theology curriculum for Year 7-10 students. The Middle School Theology Course (MSTC) has been designed specifically for Anglican and Presbyterian Schools in New Zealand. The course is based around questions…more

Woodford Girls go bald for cancer

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Date Added: 08 August 2018

“I know that I don’t need my hair to be beautiful. Fundraising money to help cancer sufferers and supporting these incredibly brave women is so much more beautiful. It should be our actions that make us beautiful, not our hair,” explained Georgia Buchanan as to why she decided to take part in the Bald is…more

King’s College students take part in cleaning up their estuary

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Date Added: 11 July 2018

On a drizzly Sunday, 114 Greenbank students, parents and staff joined forces with 160 other volunteers and Sustainable Coastlines representatives to clean-up of the Ngakoroa stream in Auranga, Drury.                       This was a following a ‘Love your Coast’ presentation from Fletcher Sunde of Sustainable Coastlines,…more