Tag Archives: Music

Arts Awards 2017

Previous Arts Awards in 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013 have seen a number of the year acknowledged for their outstanding contribution and achievements in the arts. In our final year, this was no different. Lots of Year 13s were bought … Continue reading

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Spring Serenade – 2017

Congratulations to all the performers in the Spring Serenade last night. For many of the Year 13s this was their final musical performances at Newlands College and they showed how their exceptional talent has grown over the last few years … Continue reading

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Flashback – New Zealand Festival

News from 2016 that never quite got posted… The New Zealand Festival brings the best live arts experiences from across the world to audiences in Wellington, New Zealand. Thanks to a fabulous School Fest programme, over 100 Newlands College students were … Continue reading

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Create1World – Massey University

Massey University invites high school students in years 9 to 13 to enter the Create1World 2017 competition. The competition requires you to use your creativity to create an art piece that encourages audiences to join together as a global community … Continue reading

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Spring Serenade

On Wednesday night, the Newlands College music department put on the third annual Spring Serenade. This featured many extra curricular music groups along with some students who had achieved with Excellence in their performances this year. Some of the highlights … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Awards & Celebrations

A range of events are occurring over the next few weeks to recongise the incredible achievements and contributions made by the students this year. They include: Level 1 & 2 Art Exhibition – Tuesday 18th October, 4-6pm Spring Serenade (music department … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Winter Wander

As part of the Winter Wander, there will be two Drama performances (these will be performed again on Wednesday evening as well, 5pm and 7pm) details below:

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Male Barbershop

This year Newlands College has four talented performers in our male barbershop. We sing songs in a harmonised – and entertaining – way. It’s really fun performing and been really helpful in increasing our confidence. Recently we traveled to the Young Singers … Continue reading

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Hairspray

Photos taken by Mr Mortensen and Ms Atkinson

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Hairspray – Rehearsals

This year the school is doing Hairspray as our musical. It is a story of acceptance set in the early 60s based around the Corny Collins Show, dealing with segregation in America. The musical is about more than just racial … Continue reading

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