Saturday, May 26, 2018

Watch: Christchurch high school celebrates diversity

This Christchurch secondary school could be one of the most diverse in the city with more than 56 different ethnic groups.

St Andrew’s win ‘tempered with sadness’

The St Andrew’s College big band had extra incentive to win at the National Youth Jazz Competition – bass player, Tom Fastier, collapsed and died the day before the competition began.

Garden named after David Bowie song wins

A garden named after a David Bowie song has won a school an award.

Pupils get new bikes and track

Cotswold School pupils wheelie love their new bikes.

Wigram mother helping connect community to new school

A Wigram mother of three is doing her bit to connect the community with its newest school.

Aidanfield Christian School win Canterbury quiz heats

Aidanfield Christian School have taken the top spot in the Canterbury heats of this year's Kids' Lit Quiz championships.

Watch: Are some young people missing out due to the cost...

Talented sportswoman Martha Lolohea missed out on a sevens tournament in Auckland because she couldn't afford to go. She knows of others who have the same problem.

Watch: School prefect annoucement? Do this

Got to make an announcement on who the head students are this year? Do this.

Watch: New Brighton community hub’s future uncertain

The future of a Busy Community Hub at the former Central New Brighton School remains uncertain following Government plans to put it on the market

No demolition plans gives community time

Coastal-Burwood Community Board member Tim Baker wants the community to be involved with what happens to the site.

Children kept busy at holiday programme

A pajama day, mini-golf and a trip to Christchurch's Inflatable World has kept children entertained over the school holidays.

Aurora Centre repair work delayed

Upgrade and repair work on the Aurora Centre will not be finished for a month longer than anticipated.

Watch: High school plans to build $7.2m multicultural hub

A Christchurch high school has 56 different ethnic groups represented on its roll. Now it has plans to open a multicultural centre that will be open 24/7.

Rolleston College’s top students recognised

Rolleston College has celebrated its first school prize giving.

Funding supports promising Selwyn students

Six year 13 students across Selwyn have received the 2017 Selwyn District Council Tertiary Scholarship Award.

Social work student gets international trip for young leaders conference

“Within New Zealand, and globally, even beginning to comprehend the magnitude of the social injustices taking place can be overwhelming."

Low decile school targeted by vandals

Vandals have damaged a new, $20,000 roof at an eastern suburbs school.

Encouraging girl power for Big Band

The All Girl Big Band set out to inspire the younger female students from St Andrew’s College to pick up brass or wind instruments. The...

Villa Maria gets Pope Francis’ blessing

Villa Maria College received a surprise message from afar – a blessing from Pope Francis.

All rounder awarded dux at Rangi

Rangi Ruru Girls’ School came together to celebrate top achieving students at its end-of-year prize-giving. Marisol Hunter was named dux, while Isabella Gregory was announced as...