Badminton Teams success at Regionals

Last Friday 3 Newlands teams were involved in the Regional Finals.  Our Premier Boys took on Hutt Valley and lost a very close game 4-3 but had an excellent season in what was their first taste of Premiership action. In the Senior Girls Division 1, Newlands 1 took on Wellington East in the semi final […]

Liam Collins named as a regional basketball ref

Congratulations to Liam Collins (Y13) who has been selected for the 2017 Schick Championship (National Secondary Schools Championship) refereeing panel for tournament week. He was also selected for the Aon U15 National Championship refereeing panel that were held in the second week of the last school holidays in Dunedin. 

Table Tennis Success

Our Table Tennis players have been busy over the last few weeks competing in the Singles and Team Championships and there has been alot  to celebrate!  INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIP In the Senior Boys Singles event we had winners in 3 divisions: Ben Meyer (Division 1), Reece Edgecombe (Division 2) and Max Pearce (Division 3A) whilst at […]

Ms Kersten makes NZ Netball Development Squad

Congratulations to Ms Kersten who got the chance to trial for the Silver Ferns and has subsequently been named in the Development Squad with the potential to be called up for Silver Ferns duty during the season. Click here for the Netball NZ article on the team naming. There was more good news for Ms […]

Victoria Green makes Athletics Wellington Development Squad

Congratulations to Victoria Green who has been named as part of the 2017 intake of 19 athletes for the Athletics Wellington Athlete Development (AWAD) squad. According to Athletics Wellington: This year the focus is on potential and continual improvement, not just whether you have made a performance standard. The athletics side of the Sports Wellington Talent […]

Students named in rep rugby teams

Congratulations to Caleb Cummings, Milly Mackey and Jane-Edna Bryce who have all been recently named in representative rugby teams. Caleb has made the U16 Development Squad whilst both Milly and Jane-Edna have been named in the U18 Wellington Wider Training Squad (click here for the Wellington Rugby article). Jane-Edna has also been named in the 50 […]

Ex student wins World Men’s Softball Championship Title

Congratulations to ex-student Josh Pettett who was the starting pitcher for the Black Sox in their World Championship Softball final against Australia today. Likewise congratulations to Grayson Sorenson’s (Y13) dad Mark who became the second Kiwi to win the World Championship as a player and coach. The team won 6-4 and this was their 7th […]

Nick Grigg makes visit to College

The College was very fortunate to have ex student Nick Grigg pay a visit in the last week of term. Following his debut for Scotland in Fiji, Nick had returned to NZ prior to the start of pre-season back in Scotland. Students got to hear his journey to making it as a professional and the […]

Teacher Ms Kersten makes Silver Fern Trials

Congratulations to Claire Kersten who has been named as a Silver Ferns trialist following her excellent season for the Central Pulse. The trials will take place between July 31 – August in Auckland. Good luck from your fellow colleagues and students. Click here for the Netball NZ article on the trials.

Turf Opening

On 21 June, the Mayor Justin Lester opened our new artificial turf. It contains 6 netball courts, 6 tennis courts and is marked out for hockey training. It has added considerable value to the college and when the lights are installed in 4 weeks’ time, it will add further value to the complex. The College […]