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Baptism and Grandparent’s day at Samuel Marsden

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Date Added: 05 November 2018

“A number of important events happened in the last week of term 3! For our Primary and Preschool Students it was Grandparents’ Day and the Baptism Service. Over the last few weeks Year 5 and 6 students have been learning about Baptism and on Thursday 27 September six of them were baptised by Archdeacon Stephen King…more

St Paul’s and Waikato Dio students win World Vision award

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Date Added: 05 November 2018

A group of St Paul’s Collegiate School and Waikato Diocesan School for Girls students have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to the 2018 40 Hour Famine. The students have been awarded ‘best 40 hour event’ in the North Island by World Vision New Zealand and will be presented with the award at the 40…more

Wellesley College raises funds for local school

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Date Added: 05 November 2018

“For the last three months, Year 4 students at a Lower Hutt school have been frantically fundraising to buy bikes – but not for themselves. Two classes at Wellesley College have banded together to help out a nearby school, Randwick College, and are asking people to donate just $1. And it all started with learning about…more

Woodford House, Te Aute College and Hukarere College day

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Date Added: 05 November 2018

On Sunday 9 September we welcomed our fellow Anglican schools, Hukarere College and Te Aute College, to our annual joint celebration of activities and worship together. This event helps us to develop our three tikanga fellowship and to share and honour our distinctive cultures. Te Aute and Hukarere are the only two remaining Anglican Māori…more

Woodford World Challenge Expedition

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Date Added: 05 November 2018

On the 30 June, 18 ambitious and eager teenage girls stepped foot on a plane set for arrival in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Mixed emotions of nerves, excitement, and adrenaline overwhelmed us as we left our comfort zones of the Woodford House school gates and embarked into the unknown. With the next three weeks to follow…more

Anglican Youth Movement Houses – Open Afternoon

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Date Added: 20 August 2018

Sunday, September 30 2-4pm 109 Hill St, Thorndon, Wellington 6011 AYM HOUSES – how intentional community is shaping, transforming and challenging our young leaders to live the best life that God has for them. FACT: COMMUNITY CHALLENGES YOU TO BE MORE LIKE JESUS. HEB 10:24-25 Nothing makes you more like Jesus than the daily grind of interactions…more

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