Tag Archives: Wa ako

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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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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Nik Bruce-Smith – Wa Ako Guest Speaker

The Year 13s were addressed by Nik Bruce-Smith in Wa Ako last week. This was an opportunity to hear from a ex-student of Newlands College about their journey and hear some impressions and guidance from someone who used to be … 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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Dean’s Assembly – Careers Focus

Today I want to take a leaf out of Google’s Jaime Casap’s book and not ask what you want to be when you grow up, but ask you instead ask you what problems you want to solve. What schools are … Continue reading

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