Western Zone Athletics

18 Newlands students braved the monsoon conditions that took hold at Newtown Park on Wednesday 7 March. Unfortunately having an all-weather track and no back up day due to the tight schedule with Regionals the next week saw everyone having to compete against the elements as well as their fellow athletes. Notable performances from the […]

Regional Athletics results

Last week 6 athletes attended the Regional Athletics Day having survived the monsoon that was the Western Zone Athletics. Congratulations go to Tui-Aroha Fransen who finished 5th in the 200m, 3rd in Long Jump and 2nd in the intermediate grade High Jump. Victoria Green ran really well in both the 200m & 400m Senior Girls […]

National Squash Open Day

National Squash Open Day Saturday 7th April 11am – 4pm Tawa Squash Club, 67 Main Road, Tawa All equipment provided, non marking shoes required. Great sport for kids, adults and families. Squash – The Fittest Sport in the World (Forbes Magazine)

CSW Bowls Championship report

By Bowls Squadron leader Mr Hueston: Tuesday 13 March was the College Sport Wellington Pairs and Singles Bowls Championships held at the Johnsonville Bowls Club. We sent 9 players. 3 Boys pairs teams, 1 Girls Pair and had an entry in the boys singles for a long time. The Bowls team represented the College fantastically […]

Ex student siblings Canoe Kayaking success

Congratulations to ex-students Kurtis and Kayla Imrie who were involved in NZ Canoe Sprint Championships over the weekend. Kurtis had 16 races and finished off by winning the K1 500m race whilst sister Kayla Imrie finished second to a certain Lisa Carrington in the K2 500m. Check out the stuff article on the weekends events.

Springboard & Platform Diving at Kilbirnie Pool

Wellington Diving Club runs diving classes for kids aged 5 years and up (plus separate Adult training sessions).  Try something new – visit our website and come along for a 30min Trial Lesson!  After-school sessions available on Tues/Wed/Thursdays and we cater for kids of any level from beginners to competitive. For more information, please visit our website www.wellingtondiving.org.nz or […]


If you have a child who loves doing handstands, cartwheels, walkovers, flips, or cheerleading, then they will love Bigair Gym!  At Bigair Gymsports, kids love Gymnastics, Trampolining, Tumbling, Parkour, and Cheerleading! We have classes to support children of all levels and interests. As children learn new gym skills they will increase their flexibility, balance, coordination, strength, and […]

Newlands Vs Wellington College 7 Cricket

Newlands college beat Wellington College 7 in a Premier 3 game on Saturday at Newlands. Newlands college won the toss and elected to field. Batting first, Wellington college 7 scored 204 all out. A fantastic maiden century by opener Faaiz Yusuf and an opening partnership of 129 runs saw Newlands college reach the score in 42 for […]

Newlands v Onslow – Inaugural Traditional Cricket Game

Newlands College First XI played Onslow in the first  of what we hope will be many traditional cricket games on Saturday. Onslow play in 2 grades higher than our First XI. Newlands batted first and posted 169 with great contributions from Ryan Collins (47 no) and Preetam Mehta (30). Onslow posted 170 after a tense end […]