Stuff article on former students – The Imrie Siblings

In todays Dominion Post and on the Stuff website there was an interesting article on Sports funding which involved interviews with former student Kayla Imrie and her family talking about the cost of being involved in elite sport (Canoe Kayaking). Whilst Kayla has got funding to help her reach the next Olympics, her brother Kurtis […]

Matthew Nel wins U17 Indoor Cricket Junior Provincials

Congratulations to Matthew Nel (Y11) who was part of the Wellington U17 Indoor Cricket team that beat Central Districts in the Junior Provincials Finals on Monday. If you are keen to see what Indoor Cricket actually looks like, full coverage of the final is currently on the Indoor Cricket NZ Facebook Page

CSW Individual Swimming Champs

On Thursday 5 July, Newlands had 3 students attending the CSW Individual Swimming Champs (Amy Teekman, Elisia Wong and Hannah Campbell). It was an impressive day at the pool with 7 event records being broken. Notable results from our attendees were: Amy Teekman – Runner up Girls 14 & Under 100 SC Meter Freestyle Elisia Wong […]

Ex-student makes Cook Islands Womens Basketball team for Pacific Games

Congratulations to former student Dalen Pilitati who has been named as part of the Cook Islands Basketball team playing in the Pacific Games starting from July 8: (she is front left in the picture) The top 2 teams will qualify to the next round of the FIBA Asia Cup Qualification phase.

Newlands students make rep teams

A number of Newlands students have recently been selected for Wellington Representative teams and four for various NZ teams. If there is anyone that has also been named but we aren’t aware of them then please let Mr Witts know. Baseball Tamati Grant – Wellington U16 team attending PONY Baseball International Tournament in Japan   […]

Ex-student wins supreme award at Wellington Sports Awards

Kayla Imrie pipped Roy Krishna to be the overall supreme award winner at the Wellington Sports Awards: she was also named as the Sportswoman of the year. Congratulations Kayla

Congrats to Ms Kersten

Congratulations to our ex-teacher Claire Kersten who was part of the Central Pulse team that won its first domestic netball title on Monday in front of a number of staff and students. Ms Kersten has been at the Pulse for a number of years and has shown great resillience and determination to reach this achievement […]

Newlands College Census 2018

The College has recently received information from College Sport Wellington regarding the involvement of students and staff in sport during 2018. Headlines from the information are: 60.8% of students were involved in organised sporting activities 51 members of staff helped the sports programme Football was the most popular overall sport Click on the link below […]

Matthew Nel @ the Basin

A couple of months ago Matthew Nel (Y11) got the chance to play at the Basin Reserve as part of a select XI to play for the Governor Generals against the Wanderers Cricket Club. Here is what he had to say about the event: Once a year a game is arranged between the Governor General’s […]

Rosa Ellingham represents NZ in Equestrian

Rosa Ellingham (Y13) recently got to represent NZ at the Interschool Eventing Champs in Melbourne. Rosa was selected along with 3 other riders from around NZ. They competed solidly and had an absolutely amazing experience which also included coaching from one of Australia’s top equestrian high performance coaches. They were riding borrowed horses, which adds […]