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Geek Week Fundraiser

Geek Week Fundraiser

Geek Week Fundraiser A BIG thank you to everyone for getting involved with Dress Up Day last Friday! It was fantastic to see so much effort put into costumes, and really added to the fun of our Mahi Toi day. Thanks to a record number of books being sold during the...

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Mahi Toi

Mahi Toi

We are also celebrating Te Wairua o nga Mahi Toi (during during week 11 Term 2), the college is ablaze with colour and energy. Well done students. You have been ably led by your Art leaders, Rosanna George and John Noble and the Arts faculty to engage with all that is...

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Why should we look back at Covid-19 in 50 years?

Why should we look back at Covid-19 in 50 years?

Why should we look back at Covid-19 in 50 years? We were set the task in class to think about what story we would want to tell about Covid-19 fifty years in the future. We think we should look back on the corona-virus in the future because it is such a big event in...

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The death of George Floyd and the immense global action of solidarity against racism, was massive and foremost in the mind and emotion of Garin's student leaders. Their voices was heartfelt and intense, they recalled and recognised the indignity of racism and the...

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TSS Athletics Championship

TSS Athletics Championship

On 17 March, 18 Garin College students competed at the TSS Athletics Championships, held at Saxton Athletics Field. With lockdown being enforced just a few days later, this was the last regional event on the Tasman Secondary Schools Events Calendar to take place in...

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Leaders Assembly T2 Week #1

Thanks goes to our senior leaders who have continued to work as an inspirational  team this year. They have worked together to produce a movie as a replacement of their assembly item for week 1 term 2. Just hit this link   

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Stay busy at home during lockdown

Stay busy at home during lockdown

A range of Arts and Sports activities may be worth considering during lock down as a way using your time well. These activities have been prepared by Garin's leaders.

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Year 11 Journey Camp

Year 11 Journey Camp

“This year’s camp was full of new and fun experiences: caving, outdoor rock climbing, mountain biking and navigating were activities I had not done before. Despite the wet and cold weather, I had a great time having a go and having fun with my friends.” “I think that...

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Wellbeing

Wellbeing

On Monday 9th March, many parents gathered in our school library to listen to Adrienne Buckingham from the New Zealand Institute of Wellbeing and Resilience. The focus was Practical Strategies to Protect & Promote Wellbeing in Your Whānau. Adrienne has been a...

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Colors Assembly

Colors Assembly

Our Annual Colours Assembly celebrates the success of our students from 2019 in Level 1,2,3 NCEA who gained Maroon Colours and Gold Endorsed colours for their outstanding academic achievement. To all of those students congratulations - you set yourselves goals and...

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Year 9 Journey Camp

Year 9 Journey Camp

For our new year 9 students, Journey “Base Camp” at Whenua Iti Outdoors was an exciting and challenging outdoors experience for all this week. Our students experienced raft building, kayaking, high ropes, and trapeze all blended with exploration of faith through...

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