Mosque Visit

On Friday 22 March, 14 of us made our way to Hardy Street for the Hands Around Nelson Mosque event. We were greeted by a huge crowd, many wearing head scarves. Security was very evident with the top of Hardy Street being closed to traffic and the area monitored by...
Year 11 Journey Camp

Year 11 Journey Camp

During the timeframe of the 11th to 15th of March, our year 11 students have been on their Camp Journey at Canaan Downs. The beautiful and astonishing Takaka Hills provided the students with many incredible, once in a lifetime opportunities such as caving, climbing,...
Yer 10 Journey Camp

Yer 10 Journey Camp

During week 7 term 1 the Year 10 students embarked on their 2019 Journey. Three days spent in the Marehau sun learning about themselves and others. With a theme of whanaungatanga (family connection and team work), the classes banded together to learn taiaha, waka and...

Yangjiang Student Exchange

Eight friendly Chinese students and two delightful teachers, supported by the Nelson Chinese Friendship Society, visited Garin College on Thursday 21st March for a cultural exchange with our students. Megan Ritchie and Jade Alborn put a lot of thought and time into...
Debating Team

Debating Team

On Saturday 23rd February five Garin teams and a Nayland/Garin composite team attended the KahurangiMarlborough Regional Debating Tournament at Nelson College for Girls. It was their first time debating for many of the students and although some were nervous we soon...