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Wa Ako – Jason Buckley

Jason Buckley addressed the Year 13s last Friday with an inspirational talk drawing on his experiences. He is the Marketing Manager at Hells Pizza and is behind a number of their most famous marketing campaigns including some controversial marketing tactics. … Continue reading

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Flashback – Emily Villanueva Shaves For a Cure!

  Friday Form Time, Emily Villanueva took a deep breath and shaved all her hair as part of shave for a cure. She is the fourth person in the school after Mrs Karen Matthews (English teacher), Mr Anthony Lander (Music teacher), and Logan Sayers (Y12) were all shaved in a crowded hall on Monday. Emily […]

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Massey Uni – College of Creative Arts

Massey University Wellington are happy to announce that registrations to attend our College of Creative Arts (CoCA) Student Experience Day are now open! Friday 30 June 2017 from 9.30 – 3 pm, see Ms Featherstone for more information. Also, an … Continue reading

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Wa Ako – Stefan McLean

In latest in our series of Wa Ako addresses, old boy Stefan McLean came in to speak to the cohort. Since leaving in 2015 he has been studying at Victoria University towards a law and arts degree as well as … Continue reading

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Careers Expo

From JET Magazine: Each year tens of thousands of New Zealand youth and hundreds of schools attend the Careers Expo across the country to engage directly with the experts that can advise them on their career and transition aspirations; employers, … Continue reading

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Ball 2017

The annual Newlands College Ball was held last night at Te Papa. Everyone looked fantastic dressed up, and a fun night appeared to be had by all! The following are a few snaps from the night. Official photos from the professional … Continue reading

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Flashback – Ball 2016

The annual Newlands College Ball was held last night at Te Papa. A superb night of couture, laughs, delicious food and dancing was had! The following are a few snaps from the night. Official photos from the professional photographers can be found on this link!

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Wa Ako – Active Learning Stories

Active learning is taking place in Wa Ako at the moment. We are building towards two days off timetable in Week Nine where a number of projects will manifest and some impressive ideas will come to life. The following stories … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Shave for a Cure – 2017

Newlands College Shave for a Cure 2017 edition is underway! A large group of students and Mr Miller are going to shave for this outstanding cause. This is not the first time the school has got on board with this event. … Continue reading

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Attendance – An Important Reminder

In previous Dean’s Addresses, I’ve spoken about the importance of attendance. There are many factors that contribute to success, both academic and in other forms, and attendance is a vital part of this equation. At Year 13, we instill a … Continue reading

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