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Opening Mass

Opening Mass

The highlight this week was our opening Mass, set to the theme of Proverbs 22:6. Our prayer is one of hope, that each of us may encounter Christ and carry with us throughout life's journey our faith and wisdom to serve and be like Christ to others. Thank you to all...

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Year 13 Journey Camp

Year 13 Journey Camp

Year 13 students returned from their “Summit” Journey held at Lake Rotoiti earlier in the week. Whilst on the Journey, students have enriched their spiritual lives, made connections and established enduring friendship within their peer group. I look forward to working...

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Academic Achievement – Scholarships 2019

It is with great admiration and pleasure I announce and celebrate the impressive academic achievement of our senior students who have gained a combined total of ten scholarships including one outstanding Scholarships in 2019. Congratulations to Theo Gabites...

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Start of Year

Start of Year

As the year begins, it is a joy to recognise the focus and energy our students have on re-establishing friendships and making new friends after the long summer break. Our Powhiri and opening Liturgy were the highlight of our celebrations this week, evident throughout...

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Graduation Challenge

Graduation Challenge

Graduation Challenge is an opportunity for Years 9 and 10 students to choose an activity to finish off the year in style. Some of the activities were: Junior Dance, Lost in a Book, Bone Carving, The Sky's the Limit, Fish Mish, Trial Riding, Tom and Scott’s Adventure,...

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Christian Service Days

Christian Service Days

Students spent last Thursday 5 December preparing and Friday 6 December visiting various schools and rest homes in and around Nelson. They made gifts of shortbread, cards, Christmas decorations, lavender bags etc. The students when visiting the various destinations...

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Junior 1st XI cricket team

Junior 1st XI cricket team

Congratulations to our Junior 1st XI cricket team, which had a convincing victory against Nayland College to win the Tasman Secondary Schools Junior T20 Cricket Championships held at Green Meadows. Nice work team! Our Junior Ki O Rahi team, who came third in the...

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NZAquaBot Challenge

NZAquaBot Challenge

Over the weekend, two Garin teams competed in the National NZAquaBot Challenge at the Richmond Pool. The Year 9 team, composed of Malika Rai, Eva Doak, Jessie Edmondson, and Wren Brudvik-Linder built an underwater robot and designed it to pick up various Pasifika...

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End of Year Mass

End of Year Mass

We celebrated our End of Year College Mass where we celebrated the achievements of all our learners and those who will be leaving at the end of 2019. The celebration was filled with a focus on the call for Garinians to go out to the world as told by Jesus in Luke 9:1...

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Year 12 Journey Camp

Year 12 Journey Camp

In 2019 the Year 12 Journey was held at Canaan Downs on the top of the Takaka Hill because in 2018 as year 11 students we were unable to complete this section of the journey programme due to the major slips that wiped out the road to Golden Bay. It was an exciting...

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Theatresports – South Island finals

Theatresports – South Island finals

Theatresports Success! First, the senior Theatresports group that attended the South Island finals at The Court Theatre last term (John Noble (Year 12), Jed Frethey, Megan Ritchie, Jade Alborn, Hamish Shelly (Year 13) performed terrifically for a 2nd place, beating...

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Sun City Nelson Country Music Awards

Sun City Nelson Country Music Awards

Congratulations to Zac Griffith who over the weekend competed in the 33rd Sun City Nelson Country Music Awards held in Richmond. There were over 380 entries from people as far away as Invercargill and Tokoroa. Some of the categories had up to 30 entrants competing for...

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