Liam Collins and Milly Mackey win College Sport Honours

Congratulations are in order for Liam Collins and Milly Mackey who were winners at the College Sportsperson of the Year Awards that took place on Sunday. Liam received the award for the best male sports official whilst Milly was named the top female touch player. The night was an amazing celebration of the sporting ability […]

Celebration of Sport 2016

340 people packed into the hall for the biggest ever Celebration of Sport. Tickets sold out inside 2 days and due to unprecented demand extra capacity was made available. On the evening students heard from current Paralympian and former Newlands College parent Kate Horan talking about her journey through life and her achievements in reaching […]

3 Newlands College finalists in College Sport Wellington Sports Awards

Last month all the schools in Wellington put forward their nominations for the overall College Sport Wellington awards evening for each code and in other categories such as top official, student coach, top all rounder. These nominations were made based on the Newlands College Celebration of Sport Awards outcomes. Newlands has 3 finalists: Liam Collins […]

Mixed Hockey team exceed all expectations at tournament

Our mixed hockey team exceeded all expectations at the North Island Mixed Hockey Tournament by finishing third losing to eventual winners Huanui in the semi final. Last year the team only won one game and finished 8th and in their first tournament in 2014 they finished 10th. With a lot of the players having played […]

Ex student Kyle Pontifex retires from international duty

Ex-student Kyle Pontifex has yesterday announced his retirement from international hockey duty. Hockey NZ have put out the glowing article below: One of the Black Sticks’ greatest ever goalkeepers, Kyle Pontifex, has drawn the curtain on a fantastic international career. The 36-year-old Wellingtonian has decided it’s time to switch focus to an ongoing work career […]

Boys 1st XI Football come 4th at Rex Dawkins Tournament

Our 1st XI Boys had an excellent return to Winter Tournament week finishing 4th in the Rex Dawkins competition in Taupo after a gruelling 7 games. The tournament started badly with a 2-1 loss to Hawkes Bay school Lindisfarne before the boys bounced back to finish 2nd in the group with wins against Taupo Nui […]

Newlands Paparangi Tennis Open Day

NEWLANDS PAPARANGI TENNIS CLUB 26 Black Rock Rd   Junior Open Day and Registrations   Sunday 18th September 2016 2.30pm – 5pm   Come along and give tennis a go. All ages and abilities welcome. Free sausage sizzle and lots of fun!   Enquiries phone Mary on 021 166 2342 [email protected]

Girls Rugby finish season on a high

The first girls rugby team to represent Newlands since 2003 have finished the season on a high by winning in the Division 3 final against St Mary’s 2 60-15. After a tough start to the season playing against more seasoned girls rugby teams the girls found their feet once the league was split into different […]