Ex-student in NZ record Cricket stand

Luke Woodcock was part of NZ Crickets biggest ever first wicket batting partnership as he and Michael Papps scored 432 in reply to Auckland’s 62 in the first Plunket Shield game of the season. This was also the biggest ever partnership in Wellington Cricket history. Luke scored 151 which would have been the biggest news […]

Edgecombe scores century in first game of the season

Fresh from his Indoor Cricket success in the holidays and achievements at the recent Celebration of Sport, Reece Edgecombe was probably feeling quite happy when he went out to bat for the first time this season against Scots College 2nd XI. Reece then scored 116 N/O, took 4 wickets and 2 catches as Newlands took […]

Indoor Cricket Success

Over the recent holidays 3 students were involved in the Indoor Cricket Nationals. Matt Nel was in the U16 Wellington team that won and was selected into the NZ U16 training squad for next year’s Junior World Series in Christchurch.  They will select the final team at next year’s nationals also to be held in […]

Celebration of Sport 2017

Thursday 19 October saw a full capacity crowd in attendance for the Newlands College Celebration of Sport 2017. The audience were treated to great/questionable music by Mr Milmine, excellent videos by Mr Mortensen and great MCing by Ms Mills. The attendees were fortunate to get to hear from guest speaker, Claire Kersten, Silver Fern #168 […]

Girls make rep rugby debuts

On Saturday the school had 2 students make their Representative Rugby debuts at U18 and Senior level respectively: Milly Mackey (Y11) started at half back for Wellington U18 girls v Tasman win to Wellington 112-0. Jane-Edna Bryce (Y13) made her debut on the wing for the Wellington Pride and scored a try but lost to Manawatu […]

Claire Kersten – Silver Fern #168

Congratulations to Ms Kersten who was called into the Silver Ferns Squad at lunchtime on Friday and made her debut in the game against England on Sunday. From all accounts she did herself justice and we look forward to her getting another chance in the next game. See the NZ Herald and Scoop article about her […]

Good luck to teams involved in Tournament Week

Today is the first day of Winter Tournament Week, Yesterday our Netball team travelled to New Plymouth for the Lower North Island Tournament and our Mixed Hockey team travelled to Taupo for the North Island Mixed Hockey Tournament. Our Girls Football team have only had to travel within Wellington for the Grant Jarvis Tournament. We […]

Players selected for Indoor Cricket Rep Nationals

Congratulations go to 3 of our cricketers who have been involved in Indoor Cricket over the Winter and have subsequently been selected for the National Tournament that will take place over the October holidays (11th and 12th). Matthew Nel (Y9) made it into the Wellington U16 team and Matt Cottle and Reece Edgecombe into the U18 […]

Jane-Edna Bryce named in Wellington Pride Rugby team

Congratulations to Jane-Edna Bryce (Y13) who received a late 18th birthday present as she was named in the senior women’s Wellington rugby squad. Below is the media release from Wellington Rugby: Former Black Fern Jackie Patea-Fereti will lead the Wellington Pride into the Farah Palmer Cup after being named captain of the 2017 squad. The Wainuiomata […]

USA Basketball Tour Raffle Results

Thank you to those people who bought raffle tickets to help the fundraising for the 2018 USA Basketball trip. The raffle was drawn on 30 August and the following people were winners: The Winners are Pamper Pack : Alex Genet Outdoor Pack : Amy Chen  Kids Pack : Paul Widdowson Food Pack : Chris Schofield Winners have been contacted, […]