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  • Athletes wrap up season at North Island Secondary Schools Championships

    11 April 2017

    St Paul’s athletes finished off their season earning three silver and two bronze medals at the North Island Secondary Schools Championships last weekend in New Plymouth. To qualify as a representative of the Waikato Bay of Plenty the six St Paul’s athletes had to place at the School Athletics, Zone Athletics and Waikato Bay of Plenty… Read more

    Athletes wrap up season at North Island Secondary Schools Championships
  • Tennis mixed doubles team ranked fifth in New Zealand

    6 April 2017

    St Paul’s Collegiate School’s mixed doubles tennis team are ranked fifth in the New Zealand following their courageous effort at the 2017 National Secondary Schools Teams Tennis Finals in Auckland last week. Sarah Jackson Year 12, Carlin Vollebregt Year 11, Simon Han Year 11 and Lily Carr Paterson Year 11 faced some tough competition… Read more

    Tennis mixed doubles team ranked fifth in New Zealand
  • Rowers pull off historic heist at Maadi Cup

    5 April 2017

    St Paul’s rowers surpassed all expectations at this year’s Maadi Cup regatta held at Karapiro, clinching three gold and four bronze medals. In overall points, this ranked St Paul’s eighth amongst 120 secondary schools that competed. In what was considered the upset of the tournament, the girls’ under-18 coxed four secured the Dawn Cup in… Read more

    Rowers pull off historic heist at Maadi Cup
  • Graduates gain prestigious scholarships at international universities

    4 April 2017

    Two students from St Paul’s Collegiate School in Hamilton have each been awarded prestigious international scholarships to study at sought-after overseas universities. Serena Lim-Strutt has been awarded the Robertson Scholarship to study at Duke University in North Carolina in the United States, and Felicity Whale has been awarded the Sir… Read more

    Graduates gain prestigious scholarships at international universities
  • Athletes continue medal streak at Waikato Bay of Plenty Champs

    31 March 2017

    St Paul’s Collegiate School’s athletes showed no signs of fatigue at one of the last events of the summer athletics season, winning four gold, three silver and six bronze at the Waikato Bay of Plenty WBOP Championships on Saturday, 25 March at Porritt Stadium. Javelin thrower, James Mitchell Year 13, won the senior boys’ event with an… Read more

    Athletes continue medal streak at Waikato Bay of Plenty Champs
  • Agribusiness duo win regional TeenAg competition

    28 March 2017

    St Paul’s Collegiate School Agribusiness students, Brad Edwards Year 13 and Quinn Bowie Year 13, took out the top spot at the Waikato Bay of Plenty TeenAg competition in Te Awamutu from 25-26 March 2017. TeenAg is the secondary school equivalent of the annual Young Farmer of the Year competition and sees budding farmers from local high… Read more

    Agribusiness duo win regional TeenAg competition
  • Football pro joins as coach

    23 March 2017

    One of St Paul’s Collegiate School’s successful professional football exports, Michael Built Hall, 2006-2009, is returning to his schoolboy roots as Head Coach of this year’s St Paul’s 1st XI football squad. Since leaving St Paul’s in 2009 on a professional contract with English club, Northhampton Town, the midfielder has enjoyed stints… Read more

    Football pro joins as coach
  • Podium finish for triathletes

    23 March 2017

    St Paul’s Collegiate School’s triathletes competed in the Waikato Bay of Plenty Teams Triathlon Championships held at Lake Karapiro Domain, taking home gold and bronze medals. Year 9 students Matthew Waddell, Oliver Larcombe and Isaac Reay placed first in the under-14 boys’ division with a time of 38.37 minutes, four minutes ahead of… Read more

    Podium finish for triathletes
  • Silver for young triathlete

    20 March 2017

    Oliver Larcombe Year 9 has secured his status as one of St Paul’s Collegiate School’s emerging young athletes after earning a silver medal in the under-14 category at the Waikato Schools Individual Triathlon Championships in March, 2017. The event, held at Mighty River Domain at Lake Karapiro, consisted of a 300m swim, a 12km bike leg and… Read more

    Silver for young triathlete
  • Rowing team blow competition out of water

    15 March 2017

    St Paul’s Collegiate School’s rowers managed an impressive medal haul of one gold, four silvers and three bronze at the North Island Secondary Schools Rowing Championships at Lake Karapiro over the weekend. The golden moment came when Issac West Year 11 and Sam Harcourt Year 11 edged out longstanding rivals, Hamilton Boys’ High School, by… Read more

    Rowing team blow competition out of water
  • Violist selected for National Youth Orchestra

    15 March 2017

    Violist Emi Ng Year 13 has been selected for the New Zealand National Youth Orchestra NYO. NYO is a prestigious developmental orchestra reserved for the country’s most talented musicians under 25-years-old. Although she considers the violin her main instrument, Emi decided to audition for NYO on the viola “as a challenge.”. Emi picked up… Read more

    Violist selected for National Youth Orchestra
  • Construction Class begin building four-bedroom house

    13 March 2017

    St Paul’s Collegiate School’s Construction Class is building a four bedroom, two-bathroom house under the supervision of St Paul’s builder Gavin Jakes and a number of guest builders who each donate one day per month to mentoring students. The house will be complete by the end of Term 2 and will be used as accommodation for St Paul’s HULA… Read more

    Construction Class begin building four-bedroom house
  • St Paul’s invites local primary schools for lunch

    10 March 2017

    The past two Wednesdays have seen streams of excited students from local low decile primary schools shuffle into St Paul’s chapel as the senior students continue their ‘Over the Fence Ministry’ programme for 2017. Over the Fence Ministry is a service programme, started last year, that sees a number of St Paul’s students give up their… Read more

    St Paul’s invites local primary schools for lunch
  • Hamilton netballers selected for New Zealand Secondary School squad

    7 March 2017

    Three Hamilton netball players have been named in the sport’s 21-strong New Zealand Secondary Schools NZSS​ squad. Kate Littlejohn and Grace Watson from St Paul’s Collegiate School and Ali Wilshier​ from Waikato Diocesan School for Girls were announced as part of the team in February. The squad was selected following a National… Read more

    Hamilton netballers selected for New Zealand Secondary School squad
  • Sevens named open boys’ champions

    7 March 2017

    It was a replay of the 2016 Sir Gordon Tietjens Sevens final for St Paul’s Collegiate School this past weekend. The team faced Tauranga Boys College in the final for the second year in a row; this time reversing their fate to take out a 24-19 win and championship title. The game started off with Tauranga quick to score the first try but… Read more

    Sevens named open boys’ champions
  • Violinist named member of National Youth Orchestra

    2 March 2017

    Victoria Chanwai has been selected as second violinist for the National Youth Orchestra NYO of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. NYO is New Zealand’s preeminent training orchestra for young musicians and is predominantly made up of university-aged music students. The orchestra gives musicians the chance to develop their skills under the… Read more

    Violinist named member of National Youth Orchestra
  • Cambodia volunteering trip sparks a flame in students

    1 March 2017

    In December last year, while most were gearing up for the summer break at the beach, nineteen intrepid St Paul’s students were boarding a plane to Phnom Penh, Cambodia on the service trip of a lifetime. St Paul’s worked with Flame, a charitable organisation based in Cambodia who help slum children receive an education from primary through… Read more

    Cambodia volunteering trip sparks a flame in students
  • Shot putter Ryan Ballantyne set to qualify for World Juniors

    22 February 2017

    Since leaving St Paul’s Collegiate School in 2016, shot putter Ryan Ballantyne Fitchett 2012 – 2016 has ticked a few things of his list – including a throw of 19.54m that is set to qualify him for the 2018 World Juniors. Following graduation, he moved to Christchurch and landed a job working for a construction company all while training… Read more

    Shot putter Ryan Ballantyne set to qualify for World Juniors
  • New staff welcomed at St Paul’s

    21 February 2017

    St Paul’s has welcomed a number of new staff including a new Director of Choral Music, a guidance counsellor and teachers of English, Maori and PE. They each started their new roles at the beginning of term one this year. Blair Heaton Guidance Counsellor . Blair has come to St Paul’s from Auckland Grammar where he taught art since 2004… Read more

    New staff welcomed at St Paul’s
  • Students rank top in NZ with impressive Scholarship results

    16 February 2017

    The 2016 New Zealand Scholarship results have been released and St Paul’s students have once again raked in an impressive tally. Students passed a total of 38 assessments, one with outstanding endorsement. This compares favourably with the school’s history of exceptional results including last year’s 47 passes eight with outstanding… Read more

    Students rank top in NZ with impressive Scholarship results
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