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Service & community work news – 28 stories

  • Students deliver heartfelt ANZAC Day speeches

    30 April 2015

    Deputy Head Boy Christopher Swanson and Deputy Head Girl Bethany Langton visited the Alandale Rest Home over ANZAC Day weekend, delivering heartfelt tribute speeches. Christopher Swanson, Deputy Head Boy. On this day, 25 April 2015, we mark the hundredth anniversary of the New Zealand and Australian soldiers – the ANZACS – marching onto… Read more

    Students deliver heartfelt ANZAC Day speeches
  • Appreciation learnt through volunteer work

    29 October 2014

    While most teenagers spend their Sunday mornings sleeping-in, St Paul’s Collegiate School students are up early escorting Waikato Hospital’s patients to Sunday morning chapel services. Most of the patients attend the services for guidance, comfort or a quiet refuge from the noisy wards and the dark reality they may face. Jessica Chanwai… Read more

    Appreciation learnt through volunteer work
  • Pupils plant in gully

    2 July 2014

    If you plant things the right way they can last the best part of 1000 years, says Hamilton City Council community planting coordinator Gerard Kelly. A group of about 40 St Paul’s Collegiate year-9 students continued the school’s on-going commitment to gully restoration in Donny Park last week. Kelly said the students would plant about… Read more

    Pupils plant in gully
  • Waikato schools rally together to raise $22k for Tanzanian school

    6 May 2014

    Two of Waikato’s Anglican schools are rallying together for the greater good, taking on a project to build a classroom for disadvantaged and orphaned children at the Njombe International Academy, Tanzania. St Paul’s Collegiate School and Waikato Diocese School for Girls will raise $11,000 each to fund one classroom at the newly… Read more

    Waikato schools rally together to raise $22k for Tanzanian school
  • In the spirit of Christmas – A message from Rev Craig Luccock

    11 November 2013

    As is our annual tradition, St Paul’s Collegiate School will be collecting food items and unwrapped toys to be placed under the Christmas tree during our Carol Service on Monday 2 December. The food items will go the Hamilton Combined Christian Food Bank and the unwrapped toys will go to children at Cross Rose, the residential support… Read more

    In the spirit of Christmas – A message from Rev Craig Luccock
  • St Paul’s students participate in 40 Hour Famine

    10 June 2013

    This week our students and staff are working hard to raise money for those in need. Students and staff are giving up a ‘luxury’ item for 40 hours, including any of the following: food, TV, computers, iPods and electricity. Students and staff are working towards a combined goal of $7000 and have raised $1322 so far thanks to the support of… Read more

    St Paul’s students participate in 40 Hour Famine
  • St Paul’s student rock n rolls for hospice

    4 May 2010

    St Paul’s Collegiate School student Aaron Crow and partner Abigail Pegg at Saturday night’s Rock and Roll with the stars evening at the YMCA. The function was a fundraiser for Hospice and Aaron had to teach Abigail how to Rock and Roll in six weeks. They won the "best dressed couple" prize. But then Aaron showed the guests how it is done… Read more

    St Paul’s student rock n rolls for hospice
  • St Paul’s giving a hand up with Project Samoa

    18 March 2010

    The tsunami. On 30 September 2009 NZ time, four powerful tsunamis, generated by an undersea 8.0 magnitude Richter earthquake, crashed into Western Samoa, American Samoa and Tonga destroying palm trees, beaches and coastal villages. The waves killed 189 people, 31 in American Samoa, 9 in Tonga and 149 in Western Samoa, including 7 New… Read more

    St Paul’s giving a hand up with Project Samoa
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