Top of the South Readers Cup

Top of the South Readers Cup

On Thursday 26 September Mrs Ditzel took 2 teams of year 9 students to compete in the annual Top of the South Readers Cup event hosted at Nayland College. This is the second year that the librarians in the area have run this event, which is a quiz on 6 specific books...
1st XV Hockey Team

1st XV Hockey Team

During Tournament week the 1st XI Mixed Hockey Team went to Blenheim to compete in the South Island Secondary School’s Mixed Tournament. We left Nelson full of excitement and energy and couldn’t wait to play our first game against Hamilton Christian School (HCS) the...
Yr 10 Monastery Project

Yr 10 Monastery Project

Minecraft Example 1 Minecraft Example 2 Minecraft Example 3 For this topic, we studied life in the Medieval Ages. We learned how important the Catholic Church was to society. Each student had the opportunity to build a 3D monastery in any fashion (cake, cardboard, or...
Royal New Zealand Navy

Royal New Zealand Navy

With great excitement and anticipation our students, staff and many parents welcomed the landing of  the Royal New Zealand Navy Super Seasprite Helicopter on our football field on Thursday. The visit was a great opportunity for our students to experience the landing...

Junior Philosophy conference

The Junior Stretch and Challenge day was attended by more than 130 people, with 34 of them represented by Garin College students. Julie Arliss, the presenter from England is an international educator with a gift for making the complex simple, and the simple complex....
Model United Nations

Model United Nations

Last Monday Garin sent their future diplomats on a mission to save our planet. Approximately ten of our young minds traveled to Nayland for the annual Nelson Model United Nations. An event where the real committees and focus documents of the UN are simulated into a...