Wellington Roller Hockey Team roll over the opposition

Wellington Roller Hockey won the National Championships Youth title in Wanganui from April 8 to 10. Emily Thompson (13MW) captained the side and scored the winning goal in the final, and Alex Thompson (10OR) was the leading goal-scorer for the tournament. The Premier Men’s side also won the First Division title, and featured former Newlands […]

Liam Kendrew finds his way at North Island Orienteering

Liam Kendrew (Y11) attended the North Island Schools Orienteering Champs over the holidays. He was 8th out of a field of 57 in the Sprint Distance. This is a very good result as he is in the first year of his grade. He was 26th out of 48 in the Long Distance which was once […]

Junior Volleyball teams make finals

Congratulations to our Junior Boys and Girls A teams who have both made the finals of the Northern Divison 2 grade. The boys beat the Newlands 2 team in their semi final whilst the Junior Girls have an unassailable lead going into the final round where they have a bye. The boys will be playing […]

1st XI Cricket team lose Premier 2 Final

The College 1st XI ended a successful season with a disappointing result in the Premier 2 final. Chasing Wellington College’s 179 all out, the team ended up 29 runs short. In the first innnings Edward Soung (Y12) took 3-26 as Wellington were bowled out inside 46 overs. In reply Newlands slumped to 64-5 before a […]

Athletics Successes

The college has had some excellent recent results at the Western Zone and Wellington Regional Athletics Meetings held over the last couple couple of weeks. After these events Victoria Green, Kushla Smith and Ben Murdoch were selected for the North Island Championship which is in Auckland next weekend. WESTERN ZONE CHAMPIONSHIP On the field, the […]

Northern Hills Football Pathway Open Day

Last Sunday saw the weather behave for the Northern Hills Football Pathway Open Day. This event was a collaboration between Onslow and North Wellington Junior Football Clubs, Onslow and Newlands College as well as the North Wellington senior football club. The event was to promote the opportunities available to players in the local area and […]

Lateefah Idris wins Cricket Title

Congratulations to Lateefah Idris (Y12) who won the Cooper Wakefield Trophy as part of the Johnsonville Girls Cricket team who beat Hutt Districts at the weekend. See Page 19 of this weeks Independent Herald for the full story.

Elisia Wong makes a splash at Division 2 Swimming Champs

Elisia Wong (Y9) recently competed at the Division Two swimming competition in Invercargill for Tawa Swim Club, Elisia achieved one gold medal (for 50metre backstroke), two silver medals (for 100metre breaststroke & girls 13-14 year old medley relay) and two bronze medals (for 100metre backstroke & 200metre girls freestyle relay). She was also picked to […]

Karate success

2 siblings have had success at the recent National Shotokan Karate Federation Championship and training in Auckland last month. The training was taken by Shihan Takahashi, 9 Dan black belt from Japan. Bryn Gates is a brown belt, and placed 3rd in Kumate. (fighting) Mackenzie Gates is an orange belt, and place 1st in Kumate, […]