Kane Le’aupepe has made Newlands College history as the first student to play at a Rugby World Cup. So far he has started every game for Manu Samoa. Congratulations to Kane and his family!
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Celebration of Sport 2019
This years Celebration of Sport taking place on Thursday 17 October is another sell out. We look forward to our students receiving recognition for all of their sporting achievements. The guest speaker is former student, cricketer Luke Woodcock. Doors will be open from 6.30pm.
Another article on Kurtis Imrie
(Kurtis is pictured on the right) Following up from the article on stuff, the NZ Olympic website have run an article on Kurtis and his dreams of competing with his sister at the Tokyo Games. Click here to read it.
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: http://www.fiba.basketball/womenspacificgames/2019/news/road-to-the-pacific-games-cook-islands-women (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: https://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/other-sports/113584166/wellington-sports-awards-kayla-imrie-pips-roy-krishna-to-supreme-award 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 […]