24 Results for month: 09/2018

NZSS U17 & U19 Girls Football Team named

Congratulations to the following Wellington girls named in NZ Secondary Schools Under 17 and Under 19 Girls football teams. NZSS Under 19 Girls  Zoe Barrott – St Mary’s College (Wellington) Danielle Ohlsson – St Mary’s College (Wellington) Natalie Olson – Wellington East Girls’ College Caelin Patterson – Sacred Heart College (Wellington) Molly Simons – Paraparaumu […]

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Hui-Ling Vong (Onslow) is preparing for Youth Olympics and Junior World Champs

Hui-Ling Vong was one of the first athletes to be selected in the 61-strong New Zealand team for the upcoming 2018 Youth Olympic Games, when she won the International Table Tennis Federation Oceania qualifying tournament in Australia last November. The year 12 Onslow College student will represent New Zealand in table tennis at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires […]

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2018 Wellington Schools Road Cycling Champs

On Sunday 23 September, fifty riders from schools in the Lower North Island attended the annual Wellington Schools Road Cycling Champs were held in Trentham and Whitemans Valley. The First event of the day was a Hill Climb up Wallaceville Hill, then an Individual Time Trial on Whitemans Valley, followed by a short circuit criterium course in […]

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Back in Business – Aniwaniwa Tait-Jones (St Pat’s Town)

Aniwaniwa Tait-Jones often travels to the US to further his basketball ambitions. A self confessed basketball tragic with considerable ability, Tait-Jones hardly played last year while a student at Rongotai College. In 2018, Tait-Jones has helped St Patrick’s College, Wellington reach the Nationals, something they failed to achieve last year. “Rongotai didn’t really work out […]

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Wellington College champions in the Pool again at NZSS Swimming Champs

The NZSS Swimming Championships have been contested on an annual basis since 2011. Wellington College won the inaugural meet, which included one trophy awarded to the best overall boys, girls and co-ed school, and they won the next two boys meets after that when separate trophies were awarded to the leading boys, girls and co-ed […]

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Eight named in NZ Schools rugby teams

The New Zealand Schools’ and New Zealand Schools’ Barbarians teams have today been selected for their 2018 campaigns. Congratulations to the following Wellington students who were selected: NZ Schools: Iona Apineru | St Pat’s Silverstream Ethan Webster-Nonu | Scots College NZ Schools Barbarians: Caleb Cavubati | Scots College Roderick Solo | Scots College Ropati Sooalo […]

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Dhys Faleafaga (St Mary’s) has big dreams – and a Black Ferns contract

Life as a contracted Black Ferns rugby international is even more hectic when you’re still at school, Dhys Faleafaga has discovered. At 5.50am she’s on the motorway from Porirua to get to her gym sessions at Wellington’s Rugby League Park. After a shower, she gets into her school uniform and drives across town to St […]

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Top Four Finish For St Pats At Nationals

From fifth in Wellington to fourth in New Zealand, the rollercoaster ride of the St Patrick’s College, Wellington (Town) First XI football team is one of the more remarkable stories in college sport in 2018. Had the ball bounced in a different direction and some greater administrative empathy been applied, it’s quite conceivable Town could […]

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NZSS Title For Fencer Sophia Tweddle

Sophia Tweddle has returned to school from Winter Tournament Week a national champion, having won the Women’s Epee title at the New Zealand Secondary School Fencing Championships in Christchurch. Sophia has been involved in fencing since primary school but this is her first schools title. “I have been going to the NZSS nationals every year […]

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Wellington East and Sacred Heart to represent Wellington at Netball Nationals

Wellington East Girls’ College and Sacred Heart College, Lower Hutt, will represent Wellington at the New Zealand Secondary Schools netball national tournament in Timaru from 9-12 October. Both schools qualified for the nationals after finishing inside the top five at the 32-team Lower North Island Secondary School (LNISS) A-grade tournament in Palmerston North all last […]

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