Junior Tri 2018

At the end of last term, Onslow, Tawa and Newlands tried for a third and final time to get the Junior Tri completed. Fortunately Wellington turned on the weather and so the day went ahead. In the majority of the sports the teams were pretty evenly matched and so the results were pretty tight. Tawa […]

Ex student makes Black Ferns debut

Congratulations to Marcelle Parkes who came on in the 73rd minute of the Black Ferns victory over France on Saturday morning. Click here to read about her call up for the side.

Ex-head boy makes rugby debut for Manu Samoa

Congratulations to Kane Leaupepe former Head Boy of the College who made his debut for Manu-Samoa in their loss to the USA in Spain over the weekend. According to the coach “he was outstanding on debut” Click here for the news of his call up and here for the thoughts of the coach on the […]

Celebration of Sport 2018

On Thursday 18 October, the biggest Celebration of Sport took place. 430 people crammed into the school hall to see and hear about our students and team successes. The guest speaker was former Rugby Player Ged Robinson who spoke to the audience about the ‘Growth Mindset’ and how it can help all of us achieve […]

College Sport Wellington Awards

Sunday night was the main College Sport Wellington awards. There were 3 nominees from Newlands: Alex Thompson – Table Tennis Milly Mackey – All Rounder of the Year – Female Ms McLay – Volunteer of the Year Only 3 or 4 students from all the schools were finalists so it was a great achievement for […]

Junior Girls win Division 1 Basketball Title

Our Junior Girls A team won 61-52 against Wellington East 2 in last nights Division 1 final. This is only the 2nd time in the competitions history that our juniors have taken the title (the last time was 2011). In the last game Wellington East beat Newlands 54-39 and it proved to be a tight […]

Love Tennis Open Day

Newlands Paparangi Tennis Club invites you to a Love Tennis Open Day at 26 Black Rock Rd, Sunday 9 September 1 – 4pm. All ages and abilities welcome to come along, give tennis a go, and have a sausage from the BBQ. For further info contact Mary on 021 166 2342 or see our website […]

Imrie wins Double Silver

Congratulations to ex-student Kayla Imrie who won 2 Silvers at the Canoe Racing World Champs in Portugal over the weekend. Kayla narrowly missed out on Gold in the K2 200m and then as part of the K4 500 they were pipped by a photo finish. Click here for the Stuff article on the event. Kayla […]