Author: Roisin Lamb

06 Dec Mrs Hillgrove Signs Out

Anyone who has attended Pakuranga College in the past two decades will be familiar with Kim Hillgrove. It is to this this lady that thousands of students have mumbled their excuses and handed over sticky ‘late’ and ‘absence’ notes. After 21 years, it is finally...

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06 Dec Junior Prizegiving 2019

Congratulations to all of those students who received awards and prizes at this year's Junior Prizegiving!   JUNIOR SPORTS PERSON of the Year - Brandon Meyer JUNIOR ARTS PERSON of the Year - Carlos Norton JUNIOR LEADERSHIP TROPHY  - Kaley Rawlinson JUNIOR MALE PASIFIKA LEADERSHIP AWARD - Sam Tuimana JUNIOR FEMALE...

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06 Dec Designing for the Real World

This year at Pakuranga College, the senior Product Design Technology students have enjoyed planning and creating a technological outcome of their choice within an engaging context. Students have used the design process, materials, tools and equipment skillfully and safely to make an outcome, using the...

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05 Dec Bright Ideas

Well done to all of those Year 9 students who took part in this year's Social Enterprise Project! This initiative started 3 years ago and is designed to encourage entrepreneurship and business enterprise in our junior students. The project takes place throughout Term 4. It starts...

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04 Dec Enviro Council Makes Less Waste

Following a a comprehensive (and pretty smelly) waste audit earlier this term, the student Environmental Council has been busy assessing the results and coming up with some great initiatives to help us reduce our landfill waste. Find out more by clicking below: Waste Audit Presentation  ...

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20 Nov Youth Worker Update

Each year our team of youth workers are busy providing holistic support for students, building positive relationships and integrating young people into out of school activities. CLICK HERE to find out exactly what they have been up to in 2019....

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20 Nov College Sport Auckland Awards 2019

College Sport Auckland’s Young Sportsperson of the Year Awards have been held since 1991 to celebrate the outstanding sporting achievements of Auckland secondary school students. This year year Skye Bowden was awarded Female Cricketer of the Year. This is a well- deserved accolade, considering that this...

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24 Oct Waste Reduction Project

The Environmental Council has joined the Howick Ward Schools Waste Minimalisation Project. Along with 19 other local schools we aim to reduce the school's waste by 40%. The first step in finding out the best solution for our school was to carry out a waste audit...

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