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  • Taking his coaching international

    15 November 2018

    The whistle has just gone at Wembley Stadium in London, and 90,000 football fans file out of the stands and onto their trains. Meanwhile, Matt Johl Hall 2002-2006 has just arrived. He’s heading up to his office looking out over the iconic venue that has hosted so many historic sporting moments. But he’s not a football star. In fact, he… Read more

    Taking his coaching international
  • Going natural for animal healthcare

    15 November 2018

    Veterinary rehab nurse Sheree Smith nee Elliott, Harington 1999-2000 is on a mission to educate those in the industry about managing pain among animals – the natural way. It was while working in the UK, that Sheree discovered nutraceuticals for animals. Seeing first-hand the benefits of Nutravet, a natural supplement, prompted her to… Read more

    Going natural for animal healthcare
  • Sky’s the limit for entrepreneur

    15 November 2018

    Door-knocking has helped kick-start John Heskett’s Williams 2005-2009 ambitious tourism venture. Three Hamilton construction-related companies are backing John’s vision to create ‘Waitomo Sky Garden’ – a tourist destination in the King Country. The project, which is set to cost $20m, includes New Zealand’s longest water-touch bungy from a… Read more

    Sky’s the limit for entrepreneur
  • The little kiwi company that could

    15 November 2018

    It’s an age-old kiwi story. The small ‘number eight wire’ company making waves overseas. It can often come across as an overnight success story but Andrew Wong School 2005-2009 will be the first to tell you it is anything but. Andrew is the Senior Applications Engineer at IMeasureU. The company developed a wearable sensor that tracks… Read more

    The little kiwi company that could
  • Double the determination

    15 November 2018

    Emotional resilience, mental stamina, focus and determination are what got two of New Zealand’s top athletes, Cameron French Hall 2006-2010 and Owen Robinson Hamilton 2005-2009, to where they are today. Their journeys have been full of ups and downs, but their persistence has paid off earning them New Zealand records – Cameron in the 400m… Read more

    Double the determination
  • Accelerating his career with PwC

    14 November 2018

    Year 13 student Conor Horrigan is on track to a promising law career – having been accepted for the PwC Accelerate programme. Created in 2013, the programme offers support to promising students throughout their time at university. Next year Conor is off to Canterbury University to complete a conjoint Law and Arts degree. As part of the… Read more

    Accelerating his career with PwC
  • All-round excellence recognised

    2 November 2018

    Exemplifying the four cornerstones of St Paul’s – academic, sport, culture and service – Year 12 student Julia McLean is the recipient of the 2018 Altrusa Youth Award. Nominated by St Paul’s Associate Headmaster, Ainsley Robson, the award recognises outstanding all-round Year 12 students from across Hamilton. It was awarded to Julia at a… Read more

    All-round excellence recognised
  • Corinthians connects St Paul’s to football

    2 October 2018

    To encourage staff, students, Collegians and friends of St Paul’s to play weekend football, former St Paul’s 1st XI soccer coach Michael Groom started up the St Paul’s Corinthians Football Club in February. Mr Groom entered the team into the Waikato B men’s football competition, made possible due to the strong relationship between St… Read more

    Corinthians connects St Paul’s to football
  • Diving into research in Africa

    24 September 2018

    A unique research trip has given Year 12 student Alice Cao an insight into the ecological systems of lakes in Africa. Alice recently returned from a two-week expedition that took her to Tanzania and Malawi where she took part in collecting research data and studying breeds of fish, in particular cichlids. The opportunity to take part in… Read more

    Diving into research in Africa
  • Swimmers success at national champs

    24 September 2018

    Our swimmers are among the best in the country, securing top 10 results at the 2018 New Zealand secondary schools swimming championships. Held in Wellington, this year’s championships saw 630 swimmers from 158 teams across the country take part. “This championship had all the potential to be a momentous occasion for our squad of six, each… Read more

    Swimmers success at national champs
  • Community gala a monster success

    21 September 2018

    From bouncy castles, food stalls and raffles to musical performances, games and a monster garage sale. – the St Paul’s Collegiate School Community Gala had something for the whole family to enjoy. Organised by St Paul’s students, the gala was run as a fundraiser to help the neighbouring Fairfield community with a number of projects. These… Read more

    Community gala a monster success
  • Putting brush to canvas for a good cause

    18 September 2018

    To raise money for a good cause, St Paul’s art students have been busy putting brush to canvas to produce a special exhibition – Canvases for Cambodia. Currently on display in the Student Centre foyer, there are over 40 artworks up for auction. All proceeds will go to charitable organisation FLAME who work alongside young children living… Read more

    Putting brush to canvas for a good cause
  • Colours for service awarded

    12 September 2018

    This week in Chapel, four Year 13 students were awarded inaugural ‘colours’ for their contribution to service here at St Paul’s. Colours are awarded to senior students for the school’s cornerstone themes of academic, sport, culture and now service. “These students have demonstrated exemplary leadership, commitment and engagement with the… Read more

    Colours for service awarded
  • Community gala has something for everyone

    3 September 2018

    From bouncy castles, food stalls and raffles to musical performances, games and a monster garage sale – the St Paul’s Collegiate School Community Gala has something for the whole family to enjoy. The gala has been organised by St Paul’s students and is a fundraiser to help their neighbouring Fairfield community with a number of projects… Read more

    Community gala has something for everyone
  • Student service initiative wins World Vision award

    27 August 2018

    A group of St Paul’s Collegiate School and Waikato Diocesan School for Girls students have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to the 2018 40 Hour Famine. The students have been awarded ‘best 40 hour event’ in the North Island by World Vision New Zealand and will be presented with the award at the 40 Hour Famine Awards… Read more

    Student service initiative wins World Vision award
  • Intense competition at national squash champs

    13 August 2018

    A selection for the secondary school team as well as two consolation plate wins, were some of the highlights at the recent New Zealand Secondary School squash championships in Palmerston North. St Paul’s had two boys and one girls team compete in the national competition which saw Year 13 student Temwa Chileshe selected for the New… Read more

    Intense competition at national squash champs
  • Medals claimed at duathlon champs

    10 August 2018

    August has been a busy month for our students competing in the Waikato/Bay of Plenty duathlon championships. St Paul’s had three students participating in the regional individual champs, held at Karapiro on August 1. All competitors had to run 2.5k, followed by a 16k bike ride and a further 2.5k run. Angus Riordan Year 11 was consistently… Read more

    Medals claimed at duathlon champs
  • Ukulele a hit with St Joans residents

    7 August 2018

    Come Tuesday lunchtime it’s smiles all round in the activity room of Hamilton’s St Joans care centre – smiles brought about by the sound of ukuleles. Leading the musical lesson is Harry Forte, a Year 13 student of St Paul’s, and it’s clear he is getting as much enjoyment from the session as the elderly folk sitting in front of him. Harry… Read more

    Ukulele a hit with St Joans residents
  • Developing future athletes through tertiary partnership

    6 August 2018

    As the strength and conditioning trainer for the St Paul’s 1st XV rugby team, TJ Pieters is preparing these boys for sport beyond school life. Equipped with a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science from Hamilton’s Wintec, TJ began working at St Paul’s in 2017 while completing his honours. The arrangement is part of the relationship… Read more

    Developing future athletes through tertiary partnership
  • Students benefit from holistic approach to sport

    6 August 2018

    St Paul’s Collegiate School isn’t afraid to do things differently. Every single student at the private Hamilton school must play a summer and winter sport. And all St Paul’s students, regardless of their athletic ability, have access to its high performance sport programme. “We believe that a healthy body equates to a healthy mind and… Read more

    Students benefit from holistic approach to sport
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