Ex-student Marcelle Parkes gains Black Ferns contract

Congratulations to ex-student Marcelle Parkes who this week was given a Black Ferns Contract. Marcelle came through Newlands Intermediate and left Newlands at the end of Y11. Marcelle was involved in lots of sports whilst at the college as shown in this article

Matthew Nel makes Rep Indoor Cricket Squad

Congratulations to Matthew Nel (Y11) who has been selected again for the Wellington 15 and under team to play at the Indoor Cricket Nationals in  Christchurch in July. Good luck Matthew

Holly Reed strikes out the opposition

Last week we received the following email from North City Ten Pin: Good Afternoon Newlands College, It is with great pride that I inform you that your awesome student, Holly, has won Second place alongside her doubles partner in Term 1 of 2018. She is an awesome Tenpin Bowler . She currently bowls Saturdays in […]

Congratulations Victoria Green

Congratulations to Victoria Green (Y12) who was awarded the Junior Female Sprinter  at the Wellington Athletics Awards last week.

Congratulations Ms Kersten!

Congratulations go to former Newlands College teacher Claire Kersten who took a break from teaching at the end of last year to pursue her dream of making the Commonwealth Games squad. With the unfortunate withdrawal of Kayla Cullen, Claire was given a last minute call up and last night made her Commonwealth debut v Uganda. […]

1st XI Cricket success

Congratulations to the 1st XI cricket team and their management who have been promoted to Premier 2 after a great season. Their captain Kavinda Dharmawardane has put together this report: As a team, the Newlands College First XI tracked very well in the Term 1, 2018 season. Out of 9 games, 8 were won, while […]

Softball Nationals

After a period of time of Newlands College not having the numbers to field either a Boys or Girls Softball team we have been fortunate to have very strong numbers across both genders. Following the regional tournament both teams were given a wildcard into the Schools Nationals which was accepted. The tournament was a learning […]

Western Zone Athletics

18 Newlands students braved the monsoon conditions that took hold at Newtown Park on Wednesday 7 March. Unfortunately having an all-weather track and no back up day due to the tight schedule with Regionals the next week saw everyone having to compete against the elements as well as their fellow athletes. Notable performances from the […]

Regional Athletics results

Last week 6 athletes attended the Regional Athletics Day having survived the monsoon that was the Western Zone Athletics. Congratulations go to Tui-Aroha Fransen who finished 5th in the 200m, 3rd in Long Jump and 2nd in the intermediate grade High Jump. Victoria Green ran really well in both the 200m & 400m Senior Girls […]

National Squash Open Day

National Squash Open Day Saturday 7th April 11am – 4pm Tawa Squash Club, 67 Main Road, Tawa All equipment provided, non marking shoes required. Great sport for kids, adults and families. Squash – The Fittest Sport in the World (Forbes Magazine)