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School repaint starts
by Julia Davidson - Friday, 30 September 2016, 2:29 PM
 

Work has started on the total repaint of the school. The base colours will be shades of grey but each block will be highlighted in the colour that is being used in our Wayfinding project so that there is consistency of colours and everyone can navigate the site more easily. The third image is the final look for the Library/Art block. The majority of the work will happen over the summer holidays.

                                  

 
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Culotte sample at NZ Uniforms
by Julia Davidson - Friday, 30 September 2016, 2:05 PM
 

A sample of the new culotte in WGC material has arrived at NZ uniforms this week. Stock should be here in December. It looks great on and is apparently extremely comfortable. Front and back views below - brand new out of the packet, so forgive the creases!

     

 
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Ngā Manu Kōrero Speech Competition Success
by Lorraine Stafford - Friday, 23 September 2016, 9:14 AM
 

Over the past week students from WGC travelled to Whangarei to compete in the National Ngā Manu Kōrero Speech Competition.
Hinepounamu Apanui-Barr won the prepared speech prize (Te Manu Kōrihi Te Ata-Pō trophy), that is the carved club in the photo also 1st= in the impromptu with Piripi Gordon ...

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Sports and Cultural Awards
by Lorraine Stafford - Thursday, 22 September 2016, 11:48 AM
 

The 2016 Sports and Cultural Awards dinner will be held at the Beehive on Thursday 20 October.

Tickets will be on sale at the Roller Door from Monday 19 September at $60ea or pay by internet banking to:  03 0518 0027013-002 (02) Ref-student name, Code-S&C OR EftPos at the Student Office.

Tickets paid for online must still be collected from the Roller Door as all ticket holder names must be registered for entry into Parliament.

 
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Congratulations
by Lorraine Stafford - Thursday, 22 September 2016, 11:41 AM
 

Congratulations to WGC 3 Basketball team, which has won the Social team of the year award! Well done and get your tickets for the Sports & Cultural dinner when you will receive the award.

 
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Leaders 2017
by Lorraine Stafford - Thursday, 22 September 2016, 8:53 AM
 
2017 Leadership Nominations close today.
 
  • Students who wish to nominate themselves for a 2017 Leadership position need to have completed the nomination form by lunchtime FRIDAY
  • For students who have nominated themselves for Leader of a Committee or Head Girl, they need to have ...
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Parliament Visit
by Lorraine Stafford - Thursday, 22 September 2016, 8:20 AM
 

These students (Tessa Inglis, Sophie Colson, Katie Fenton, Rose Byrne, Josie Chambers)  attended a workshop run by Sir Geoffery Palmer and Dr Andrew Barker last night on constitutional law reform.  They then attended their book launch at parliament.

 
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Te Papa Suffrage Breakfast
by Lorraine Stafford - Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 7:35 AM
 
 
Anastasia, Ruby and Ashleigh speaking this morning at the Te Papa Suffrage breakfast.  Pictured with other speakers Fran Wilde and Claire Regnault (Curator) and 'guest' Kate Sheppard.
 
Our students were inspiring and articulate and were declared the highlight of the breakfast.

 

 
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BOT Student Representative Election 2016/7
by Ann Gilbert - Friday, 16 September 2016, 3:23 PM
 

Board of Trustees' Election
Declaration of Student Election Results

Votes:
Josie Chambers ...198
Maddi Prskawetz ... 159
Zoe Smith ... 281
Jay Whipps ...153

I hereby declare Zoe duly elected.

Ann Gilbert
Returning Officer

 
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Swimming Sports and NZ Nationals
by Lorraine Stafford - Friday, 16 September 2016, 11:10 AM
 
Recently we held the WGC Swimming Sports which included the championship races as well as the Year 9 fun house relays. Thanks to the House Captains for doing a great job getting the girls involved, Hodgkins took out the House events. Senior Champion is Sarah O'Connor. Intermediate Champ is Lauren...
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