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  • 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
  • Students named in NZ secondary schools netball squad

    14 February 2017

    St Paul’s Collegiate School students Grace Watson Year 12 and Kate Littlejohn Year 13 have been selected for the New Zealand secondary schools netball squad of 21 players. The squad was selected following a recent national development camp and athlete performance throughout the 2016 season. The two budding Silver Ferns are now vying for… Read more

    Students named in NZ secondary schools netball squad
  • Aspiring Black Cap selected for NZ under-18 side

    1 February 2017

    Year 13 St Paul’s Collegiate School student Matthew Fisher has been selected for the New Zealand under-18 cricket side, which has been named in preparation for next year’s under-19 World Cup. The aspiring Black Cap was shoulder tapped for the team after his performance at the national under-19 tournament held in Lincoln last year where he… Read more

    Aspiring Black Cap selected for NZ under-18 side
  • Netball career close to reality for budding star

    31 January 2017

    Year 13 St Paul’s Collegiate School student Kate Littlejohn has been selected as one of four training partners for the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic in the lead up to the 2017 ANZ National League season. As part of this selection Kate trains twice daily alongside professional netballers including Silver Ferns players. She also takes part in… Read more

    Netball career close to reality for budding star
  • 1st XI named Waikato sports team of the year

    27 January 2017

    St Paul’s Collegiate School’s 1st XI hockey team were named sports team of the year at the Waikato Regional Sports Awards at Claudelands Events Centre on Thursday 27 January. The team were recognised for a highly successful season and string of victories including winning the national Rankin Cup schoolboy hockey tournament in 2016. The… Read more

    1st XI named Waikato sports team of the year
  • Otago lock Tom Franklin joins Steamers

    25 January 2017

    Bay of Plenty Rugby has pulled off a recruitment feat in signing one of New Zealand’s best young locks. Tom Franklin, 26, will return to his Bay of Plenty roots after the Super Rugby campaign with the Highlanders. The 110kg, 1.99m giant is regarded as a potential long-term All Black. Last year the All Blacks selectors showed how highly… Read more

    Otago lock Tom Franklin joins Steamers
  • Swimmer’s impressive medal haul at Australian competition

    19 January 2017

    Ben Littlejohn managed a medal haul of one gold and three bronze as a member of the Aquaknights team that competed at the Victorian age-group swimming championships in Australia in mid-December. Over a gruelling week of swimming the St Paul’s Collegiate School student made the final of eight events in the 14-year age group. In the finals… Read more

    Swimmer’s impressive medal haul at Australian competition
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