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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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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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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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25 Sep Year 13 Dress-Up Day

A chance to have some fun before the serious business of NCEA exams! The theme of this annual event is 'Past or Future'. Thank you to student photographer, Caitlin Rowe for taking some great photos. [gallery ids="28555,28554,28553,28552,28551,28550,28544,28545,28546,28547,28548,28549,28543,28542,28541,28540"]    ...

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29 Aug Trees for Survival

At the beginning of August 16 members of the Environment Council planted 600 trees in the Whitford area as part of 'Trees for Survival'. The day was the culmination of a year's work in growing the trees from tiny seedlings. Along the way the plants...

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21 Aug Sports Draw Term 3 Week 5

Kia Ora,   CLICK HERE for is this week’s sports draw! Thanks to everyone who has supported our sports program in 2019!   All the best to those involved this week!   Kind regards,   REMINDER: Draws change all the time, google the governing body of each sport for the most up to date...

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