Current Events

Queen Charlotte Exchange

Queen Charlotte Exchange

Garin College hosted Queen Charlotte College for the annual sports exchange on Wednesday this week. Despite the sudden wintery blast that swept through the region earlier in the day, students competed in a full programme of netball, football, rugby sevens, basketball...

read more
Queen Charlotte College Exchange

Queen Charlotte College Exchange

Garin College hosted Queen Charlotte College for the annual sports exchange on Wednesday this week. Despite the sudden wintery blast that swept through the region earlier in the day, students competed in a full programme of netball, football, rugby sevens, basketball...

read more
Halberg Games

Halberg Games

Year 12 student Tasmyn Bradley travelled to Auckland to represent Nelson in the Halberg Games. Tasmyn entered 6 disciplines - athletics, boccia, wheelchair basketball, rowing, crossfit and badminton - and had an awesome time competing and making new friends with...

read more
Chrism Mass

Chrism Mass

Thank you to Father Seph Pijfers and the parishioners of Our Lady of the Bays Richmond for your support and leadership in organising and preparing the liturgy and luncheon for the Chrism Mass in support of our students, staff and community. We were privileged to host...

read more
Year 10 Journey Camp

Year 10 Journey Camp

  Year 10 Journey week 8 Term 1 at Marahau has again been a wonderful celebration of the great outdoors and our connectedness as a community...

read more
Volleyball Nationals

Volleyball Nationals

Congratulations to our Senior A girls volleyball team, who competed at the New Zealand Secondary Schools Volleyball Nationals, which were held last week in Palmerston North. The team won eight consecutive games in pool play and playoffs to qualify for the Div 3 final...

read more
House Games Day

House Games Day

The College wairua was alive and celebrated throughout our House Games Day on Tuesday with each of the houses Aubert, McAuley, Barbier and MacKillop vieing for supremacy in friendly yet determined competition. In a rainbow of house colours, the day opened with the...

read more
Tasman Secondary Schools Athletics Championships 2021

Tasman Secondary Schools Athletics Championships 2021

A team of 16 Garin College athletes competed at the Tasman Secondary Schools Athletics Championships held at Saxton Athletics Field on Tuesday, 16 March. The students participated in a range of track and field events and achieved some outstanding results. Eight...

read more
Twilight Notes 2021

Twilight Notes 2021

It was a wonderful feeling Wednesday night to be able to open up the Amphitheatre and once again share some amazing musical performances by Garin Students with our community. In true Garin spirit, students volunteered to help setup, work the sound desk and even cook...

read more
Year 11 Journey Camp – Student Voice

Year 11 Journey Camp – Student Voice

“We reached Canaan Downs to find out we have no reception. You must be wondering how could a group of teenagers survive?!! We decided to get as distracted as we could with the beautiful surroundings around us. So after we set up our tents where we would sleep for the...

read more
Colours Awards Assembly

Colours Awards Assembly

Our Annual Colours Awards Assembly celebrates the success of our students from 2020 in Level 1,2,3 NCEA who gained Maroon Colours and Gold Endorsed colours for their outstanding academic achievement. Congratulations to all students gaining this achievement - you have...

read more
From the Sports Desk:

From the Sports Desk:

Year 13 student Abbey Smale represented Garin in the South Island Makos Secondary Schools Open Water Swimming Championships held at Akaroa on 20 February. The 5km swim was also part of the New Zealand Open Water series, which Abbey currently leads. Abbey had an...

read more