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Manawatu College Yearbook 2017

Contents

Winter Yule Ball 2017

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Held on Friday 13th at Manawatu College.

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Year 13 Profiles 2017

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Check out the profiles from the graduating class of 2017.

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Manawatu College Educational Trust Makes Headlines In The Rural Central Districts Farmer Newspaper.

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The Trust has been supporting our students for 32 years through a variety of ways and we appreciate all of their hard work.

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Gateway 2017

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2017 was another very successful year for our gateway students on work placement. 

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Orientation Day for Year 8 Primary School Students.

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On Monday 11th December Manawatu College held their Orientation Day for the year 8 students who will be coming to College next year. 

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Junior Prizegiving 2017

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Year 10 student Rawinia Lloyd was awarded Junior Dux 2017 at this year's Junior Prizegiving.

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Graduation Dinner 2017

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Following the Senior Prizegiving on Wednesday 29th November, our graduating year 13 students went to their graduation dinner at Breakers in Palmerston North.

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Sam Hansen wins two gold and a silver medal at the Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu.

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 The Pacific Mini Games is a multi-sport event contested by countries and territories located in the pacific region every four years.

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Nga Toi and Whakairo Exhibition 2017

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On Thursday 30th November the Nga Toi and Whakairo students held an exhibition of their work throughout the year. 

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Senior Prizegiving 2017

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Senior Prizegiving was held in the College Hall on Wednesday 29th November this year.

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Twelve of our students receive educational scholarships from the Otaki and Porirua Trusts Board.

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On Sunday 26th November the Otaki and Porirua Trusts Board held their Recipients of Scholarships Announcement hui at Nga Purapura.

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1/2 Iron Maori Triathlon in Napier. 

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On Saturday 2nd December a crew of staff and students competed in the annual 1/2 Iron Maori Triathlon in Napier.

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Center of Sports Excellence

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Summer sport is well underway for 2017.

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Year 10 Food Technology's MKR Competition Term Four.

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In this competition students planout and create their own Instant Restaurants based on their chosen theme and serve a two course meal to their selected guests of parents, friends and staff. 

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Level Two Art

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Check out our Level Two students artwork from 2017.

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Level Three Art

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Check out the Level Three Art students work for 2017

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White Ribbon Day 2017

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On Thursday 23rd November the White Ribbon bikers stopped into Manawatu College during their White Ribbon Ride 2017.

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Junior Activities Programme 2017

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On Thursday 23 November our year 9 and 10 students embarked on their Junior Activities Programme where the focus was on education outside of the classroom.

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Secondary Schools Girls Rugby 7s Tournament 2017

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The tournament was held on 18th November in Marton.

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Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom Opening

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On Saturday 18th November our senior leaders plus German exchange student Lucy Weiss attended the opening of Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom. 

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Level One Art

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Check out our Level One students artwork from 2017.

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Armistice Day 2017

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On Saturday 11th November our Senior Leaders Callum Thwaites, Maddi Parlato, Leighton Briggs and Paora Tamihana attended the Armistice Day Commemeration at the Cenotaph in Foxton.

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MANA Sports Celebration 2017

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The College held the first ever MANA Sports Celebration on Thursday 9th of November to recognise and celebrate our students, coaches and managers who have been involved in sport over the year. 

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Japanese Drum Performance

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On Thursday 9th November Amine, an international, Japanese exchange student from Horowhenua College come to visit.

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Senior Leadership Applicants 2017

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On Tuesday 7th November the students who applied for leadership positions for 2018 spoke to the student body and staff in Assembly.

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Strawberry and Ice cream Tradition

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On Wednesday 8th November the year 13 students celebrate their final week of school with a strawberry and ice cream interval in the Staff room.

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Lotto bonus number fundraiser to help Sam Hansen get to the 2017 Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu!

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Jo-Ann Palmer has organised a fundraiser to help Sam get to the  2017 Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu, to be held this December.

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Quarter Iron Maori 2017

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On Saturday 3rd November a group of 10 staff and students competed in the annual Quarter Iron Maori Triathlon in Napier. 

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Our year 10 students visit the Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom building.

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On Friday 27th October Sophie Parrant, the Youth Development Officer for the Horowhenua Council took a number of our year 10 students to the nearly complete Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom.

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Year 9 and 10 students enjoy a day of sport with a visit fromUCOL Palmerston North.

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Manawatu College works closely with UCOL and their sports and exercise programmes in Palmerston North.

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Samantha Hansen earns a gold and a bronze medal at the New Zealand Weightlifting National Championships!

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On Saturday 7th October Sam competed in the New Zealand Weightlifting Nationals held at the Edgar Center in Dunedin.

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Glass Art Workshop

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On Friday 29th September Australian glass artist Ruth Oliphant came to present a glass workshop to the students.

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The Senior A Netball team take out the  2017 Best Attitude/ Fair Play - Exective Sheild at the Netball Horowhenua Prizegiving.

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On Saturday 23rd September Netball Horowhenua held their Senior Prem 1, 2 and 3 and Collegiate Competition Prizegiving at the Levin Cossie Club.  

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Year 10 Market Day

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On Wednesday 20th and Friday 22nd September the Year 10 Financial Studies students ran a Market Day Project as a major part of their term's Financial Studies programme.

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Manawatu College takes out the Ki-O-Rahi Tournament against Waiopehu College and Horowhenua College!

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On Wednesday 13th September, 24 students set off for the annual Ki-O-Rahi tri-tournament held during te wiki o te reo Maori. This year it was Waiopehu College's turn to host the tournament.

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9FH Class Election 2017

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9FH have been learning about politics and the current New Zealand system of government in their Homeroom with Miss Frith over the last 6 weeks.

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Sam Hansen comes second in the Granite Games in America!

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On 5th September Sam arrived in Minnesota, USA to compete in the Individual Teen division at the Granite Crossfit Games.

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The Senior A Netball team compete in the Lower North Island Secondary Schools Netball Tournament.

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The annual tournament was held in New Plymouth this year.

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Hard As Nails Challenge a success!

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Six year 11 students competed in the challenge held in the Gym on Thursday, 31st August.

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Year 12 student Quinten Mochan is awarded a Warrant Officer Navy Coin!

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On Tuesday 29th August, Warrant Officer Wayne Dyke made a special visit to Training Ship Tutira in Levin to present Quinten with this coin.

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Four of our students make it into the Horowhenua/Kapiti Age Grade Rugby Representative teams.

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Congratulations to the following boys who made it into the following rep teams.

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Senior Science students get a taste of science in the real world.

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On Tuesday, August 29th the level two and three Science classes set off on their overnight trip to Wellington. 

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Iron Maori hangi fundraiser a success!

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Thank you to everybody who supported the team complete their fundraising for the events in Napier on the 4th of November and the 2nd of December.

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Year 10 Academic Awards Term Two.

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Congratulations to the following students who earned Academic Awards in Term Two.

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Year 9 Academic Awards Term Two.

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Congratulations to the following students who earned Academic Awards in Term Two.

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Staff and students tour the nearly completed Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom building.

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The building is well underway with the grand opening just months away on the 18th November.

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Sam Hansen wins the highest Sinclair score at the Secondary Schools Weightlifting Competition!

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On Saturday 20th August year 13 student Samantha Hansen competed in the New Zealand Secondary Schools Weightlifting Competition in Wellington.

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Morris House wins the Inter-House Winter Sports Competition!

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The Winter Sports competition consists of each house playing off in games of basketball, netball, soccer and hockey. 

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2017 Narita Exchange a huge success!

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On Thursday 17th August our visitors arrived from our sister city of Narita, Japan for the annual Narita Exchange.

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Former Head Student Kyle Williams-Simeon is awarded his Gold Duke of Edinburgh at a Ceremony in Government House, Wellington.

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On Saturday 12th August, Kyle was recognised for his efforts at the Duke Of Edinburgh International Aotearoa New Zealand Hillary Gold Presentation Awards 2017.

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Preparations underway for the 2017 Narita visit!

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The annual visit from our sister city of Narita, Japan is rapidly approaching and preparations are well under way. 

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Eight of our junior students take part in Mathex 2017.

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It's fast-paced, it's hectic and it makes maths fun. Mathex involves some speedy number crunching as teams race to submit their answers.

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Open Evening 2017 

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Open Evening was held on 10th August this year and was a great showcase of what our College has to offer.

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Fusion come third in Horowhenua's Got Talent Competition!

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The annual event was held at Te Takere in Levin on Saturday 5th August.

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Natalie MacDonald wins the pou design competition!

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Beating out 20 other designs, Natalie's was chosen to be the design for the lighting pou at the Te Awahou Niewe Stroom building on Main street.

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Listen To The Music Tour comes to Manawatu College!

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On Friday the 28th July the student body were entertained by some of Horowhenua's most talented performers.

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Sam Hansen and Hayden Pritchard come 5th in CrossFit Central Wellington's 'CCW Winter Throwdown' competition!

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Year 13 student Samantha Hansen and partner Hayden Pritchard, team Ball N Socket, competed in the mixed pairs competition at CrossFit Central in Wellington on Saturday 22 July.

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We are an ANZ Olympic School!

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Help us to earn rewards for our school when you take out or increase a home loan at ANZ.

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Duke of Edinburgh students complete their Service to the Community.

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On Monday 9 July the Duke of Edinburgh students got out and about in the community.

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One Million Dollars donated to the Te Awahou Niewe Stroom Project!

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On Monday 10 July the Te Awahou Niewe Stroom project was gifted over $1 million from the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund.

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Farewell Haka for Mr McDonald.

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Friday 7th July, the last day of term two was Mr McDonald's last day.

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Manawatu College students attend Sir Peter Blake Trust NZ Leadership Forum in Palmerston North.

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On Wednesday 5th July, 22 of our year 12 & 13 student leaders participated in a regional senior school 'Dream Team' leadership forum with 330 others to mark the Sir Peter Blake Trust NZ Leadership Week.

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Congratulations to Year 13 students Natalie MacDonald and Samantha Hansen who received sporting and cultural excellence badges. 

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The girls were awarded these badges in assembly on Tuesday 4th July.

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Ngawai O Manawhenua compete in the Pae Taiohi Kapa Haka Secondary School Regionals at the Regent Theatre in Palmerston North.

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On Monday 3rd July the combined kapa haka roopu Ngawai O Manawhenua, students from Manawatu College, Waiopehu College and Horowhenua College  competed at the Pae Taiohi Regional Secondary Schools Kapa Haka Competition.

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Iron Maori Hangi Fundraiser 

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On Friday 30th June Mr O'Dea and Ivan Ngarotata put down a Hangi at school to raise money for the student and staff  team competing in this years Iron Maori event.

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Sport Manawatu hold a Coaches Clinic at the College.

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On 27th June a number of our coaches at Manawatu College had the opportunity to take part in a Coaching clinic run by Sport Manawatu.

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Special assembly held for Excel School of Performing Arts visit.

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EXCEL School of Performing Arts has since 1994 offered a unique, performance-based course earning graduates an NZQA-accredited Certificate of Performance in Dance, Drama or Music (Music students majoring in Bass, Drums, Guitar, Keys or Vocals).

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Te Pa Harakeke Puanga-Matariki Symposium 2017 held at Manawatu College.

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Te Pa Harakeke o Te Awahou is Foxton's Maori language immersion early childhood center for children under 6.  

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9FH Amazing Race Maths Trip to Wellington an amazing experience!

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On Wednesday 21st of June, Junior Homeroom 9FH and our Senior Student Leaders set off for the big city for the annual Amazing Race trip.

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Video: Sam Hansen hits three personal bests at final 'hit out' before Secondary Schools Comp in August!

Sam Hansen hits three personal bests at final 'hit out' before Secondary Schools Comp in August!

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On Sunday 18th June Sam entered her final competition platform, the 41 Degrees Weightlifting Competition in Wellington.

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Manawatu College junior students excel in Language Perfect World Championships 2017!

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On the 15th and 25th May students from 27 countries were tested on their Languages skills, including reading, writing, listening, dictation and grammar. 

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Parents of Teenagers please read.

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"What are your thoughts about giving under-18s alcohol?” “Wouldn’t do it ever? Special occasions only? Only if at dinner with family? Might give them a couple of beers or RTDs? My teens are responsible? Better to get controlled amount from parents?”

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Year 10 students Zac and Locky McKean compete in the first round of the Gold Coast Club Champs series Motocross Competition.

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The boys ride for the Gold Coast Club, based in Foxton, New Zealand.

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Level One Business Studies Market Day

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On Wednesday 7th June the Level One Business Studies class held their Market Day in the Canteen.

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Manawatu College Girls Under 15 Rugby team smash Paraparaumu Under 15s.

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Paraparaumu travelled to play our girls at Manawatu College at 4pm on Sunday 5th June.

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Opunake Sports Exchange 2017

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The much anticipated annual event took place on Wednesday May 31st - Thursday 1st May at home this year.

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Manawatu College's MKR Instant Restaurant Competition a success!

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The MKR challenge was laid down to the Y10 rotations of Food Technology at Manawatu College by teacher Miss Lisa Frith. 

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Year 10 and 11 students attend the Omatsuri Festival in Palmerston North.

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Omatsuri is a Japanese Festival for High School students, held at the International Pacific University campus.

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Our Stage Challenge entry wins 5 Excellence Awards!

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On Friday 26th May  our students dazzled a big crowd in Palmerston North at the Stage Challenge Manawatu final.

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Kapiti Driving School introduces their Defensive Driving Course at Assembly. 

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On Tuesday 23 May, Martin White from the Kapiti Driving School and Rebecca Hancox, a senior student from Horowhenua College came to speak to the students about driving safely.

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Tu Rangitira Haerenga an amazing experience!

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 After months of planning and fundraising, on Monday, 22nd May the Level 1,2,3 Tu Rangitira class and Mr Mitchell, Whaea Yvonne and Matua Ivan set off in loaded vans on a haerenga to Kawhia, to trace the footsteps of their ancestors.  

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Sam Hansen hits another Personal Best in the 41 Degrees Weightlifting Competition in Wellington!

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The Weightlifting Club aims to encourage both members and non members of MaD CrossFit to participate in and contribute to Olympic Weightlifting and Powerlifting in New Zealand.

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Manawatu College bands 'Fusion' and 'String Theory' make it through to the Rockquest  Regional Finals! 

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On Friday 19 May two bands from our College entered the Smokefree Rockquest Heats at the Globe Theatre in Palmerston North.

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Coley St year 8 girls. Eden Parlato, Xyvana Stephens and Hayley Cudby. 

Year 7/8 Technology MKR Competition a hit!

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Year 8 Coley St girls Eden Parlato, Xyvana Stephens and Hayley Cudby impress guests with their 'Instant Resturant' Sandy Shack Cafe.

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Manawatu Inter-Secondary Schools Cross Country Competition a success!

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On a wet Wednesday afternoon, Manawatu College hosted the annual Manawatu Inter-Secondary Schools Cross Country competition on our Cross Country Track.

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Junior students excel in Language Perfect Competition 2017.

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Between the 15th and 25th May , students from 27 different countries were tested on their Language skills, including reading, writing, listening, dictation and grammar.

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Robertson House win the Inter-House Cross Country Competition!

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The annual Competition took place on Friday 12 May following some dismal weather, meaning that the track lived up to the name 'Cross Country'.  

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Senior English students go to listen to New Zealand Poet, Dr Glenn Colquhoun at Te Takere.

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On Wednesday 10th May our Senior English students had the opportunity to go along and listen to Dr Glenn Colquhoun recite his work at Te Takere.

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Level 3 Geography trip to Foxton Beach

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On Wednesday 10 May the Level 3 Geography class took a trip to Foxton Beach to conduct field research.

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Shelby Wells is unstoppable at the Wellington Rosewood Ballet Competition.

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On Sunday 7 May Shelby triumphed over a huge number of competitors in the annual Wellington Rosewood Ballet Competition.

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ANZAC DAY 2017

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We will remember them. 

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Shelby Wells dominates two Dance Competitions over the Easter Holidays.

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During the Holidays, year 9 student Shelby Wells competed in two major Dance competitions, the Napier Performing Arts Competition in Hawke's Bay and a five day competition in Palmerston North.

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Senior Academic Awards Term One

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Th following students gained Academic Awards.  Well done!

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Year 10 Academic Awards Term One.\

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The following students have gained Academic Awards. Well done!

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Year 9 Academic Awards Term One

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The following students have gained Academic Awards.  Well done!

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The Te Wero Boys have a successful tramp up Trig.

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On Tuesday 11 April the Year 11 Te Wero class with Mr Napier and Mr Taru completed their second of three tramps for their ABL unit.

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Level 2 and 3 English students attend the 'English Experience Day' at Massey University.

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On Tuesday 11 April, Mrs Belk took nine Advanced English students to the Experience in Palmerston North.

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Our Senior Leaders attend the GRIP Leadership Conference in Wellington.

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The ‘GRIP Student Leadership Conference’ is a one-day event held in numerous cities across several countries and is enjoyed by tens of thousands of students each year.

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Staff and Students Impressed on Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom Tour

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On Tuesday 11th April a group of staff and students were taken on a tour of the Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom.

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Sam Hansen competes in the annual Mana vs Hawkes Bay 'Battle of the Boxes'.

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This competition, hosted by Crossfit MANA was a mixed pairs competition to see which side of the Ruahines will claim the fittest pair?

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CACTUS Graduation 2017

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The 'Longest Day' on Saturday 8th April and the following Graduation Dinner at the RSA marked the end of another successful CACTUS course at Manawatu College.

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Chelsea Parlato and Taylor Stevens-Tarrant place impressively at the Manawatu Inter-Secondary Schools Swimming Championships.

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The event was Held at the Freyberg Pools in Palmerson North on Saturday 8 April.

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Shay Syme jumps a Personal Best distance in the North Island Athletics Championships in Inglewood.

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After being selected as a member of the North Island team from his results in the Manawatu Inter-Secondary Schools Championships in March, Shay headed to Taranaki for the National Championship on Saturday 8 April.

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Our Year 10 students visit the Science Roadshow.

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On Friday 31st March our year 10 cohort, along with Miss Park, Mr O'Sullivan, Miss Gleeson and Mr Beckman went to see the Science Roadshow, held at Queen Elizabeth College in Palmerston North.

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St John Youth are re starting in Foxton!

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Cadets and Penguins work on badges with a focus on first aid, healthcare, leadership and general life skills. This is for children aged 6-17yrs. 

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Our Level 2 Advanced English Students visit the Gallipoli: The scale of our war exhibition.

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Gallipoli: The scale of our war combines the world of museums with the world-class creative artistry of Weta Workshop to immerse the students in the eight-month Gallipoli campaign.

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Sam Hansen impresses in the 2017 CrossFit Games Open.

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The Open is the first stage of the CrossFit Games season and the largest community event of the year. Every year, hundreds of thousands of athletes come together to compete in the worldwide, online competition. 

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Shay Syme and Qynn Smith blitz the Manawatu Inter-Secondary School Athletics Competition!

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This competition hosts Manawatu's finest young athletes where students compete to be the best in their chosen discipline. 

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Hardcore Horowhenua presents the the 'Rethink Teen Drinking' programme to our Senior students.

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On Friday 24th March the #hardcorehorowhenua team came to Manawatu College to discuss social change when it comes to alcohol and young people.

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Video: Sam Hansen breaks records

Sam Hansen officially breaks New Zealand Weightlifting Records!

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Sam competed in the Olympic Weightlifting Champions League at 41 Degrees Weightlifting Club in Wellington on Sunday 19th March.

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Robertson House win Summer Sports

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Juniors (Year 9 and 10s) play mixed nonstop cricket and Senior boys and Senior girls (year 11/12/13) play softball.

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Super 7s Tournament 2017

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On Wednesday 15th March 15 students entered the annual Horowhenua-Kapiti Secondary Schools 7s held at Playford Park, Levin.

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CACTUS 2017

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It started out in 1998 as the vision of Hokitika Community Constable Rob Fox for a community-based programme that could assist local youth in their personal development. 

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VISUAL ART NOTICE

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Students doing Art need to protect their uniforms while in the Art room.

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Relay for Life 2017

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Congratulations to our staff and students who participated in the annual Relay For Life event in Palmerston North.

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The Rugby World Cup came to Foxton!

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On Wednesday March 8th the Rugby Roadshow visited Manawatu College.

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Morris House wins Swimming Sports!

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The annual College Swimming Sports competition was held on a humid day on Friday 10th March.

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Whaea Mere leaves us to pursue a career as a youth minister.

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On Friday March 10th the staff and students bid farewell to Te Reo Maori teacher Whaea Mereana Hooker.

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Chelsea Parlato swims two personal bests at the NZ Division II Competition!

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Year 13 student Chelsea Parlato has been competing in the NZ Division II  Swimming Competition at the Rotorua Aquatic Center held March 5-8th.

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 A star in the making - Vettori Whaitiri.

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Congratulations to year 9 student Vettori Whaitiri who represented Manawatu College over the weekend, singing at a Rotary Club 'High Tea' which was a fundraiser for women's refuge.

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Tu Rangatira students attend the Poukai at Poutu Pa.

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The Poukai is an annual event held by Ngati Whakatere at Poutu Pa in Shannon.  

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Waynne Napier

Waynne Napier steps down as Deputy Principal but remains a classroom teacher.

by Bruce McIntyre

This week Waynne Napier announced his resignation from the position of senior Deputy Principal, relinquishing many of his current responsibilities while retaining some as he continues in a full-time middle management and teaching role in the College.

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Duke Of Edinburgh Tramp

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On Saturday 25 February Mrs Garner, along with six eager students went tramping for their Bronze and Silver Duke of Edinburgh Tramp.

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Robertson House wins Athletics!

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Day one of the annual Inter-House competition was held on Tuesday 21st February on what felt like the first real day of summer for 2017!

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Video: Sam Hansen 83kg clean and jerk

Sam Hansen breaks 3 New Zealand Weightlifting Records!

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On Sunday 19 February Sam competed at the Olympic Weightlifting Champions League at 41 Degrees Weightlifting Club in Wellington.

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Manawatu College Year 12 students take a look at the impact on a dummy of
mis-judging the stopping distance of a car initially travelling at 30 kmph.

Year 12 Students attend the RYDA programme in Levin

by Bruce McIntyre

On Wednesday 15 February I attended the final two sessions of the RYDA (Rotary Youth Driving Awareness) programme where the Year 12 students from Manawatu College and Horowhenua College and the seniors of Te Kuro Kaupapa Maori o Te Rito were participating.

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Allen House: Chelsea Parlato, Eva Taylor-Reid and Logan Dear.

Introducing our House Captains for 2017.

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The House Captains were awarded their badges at the first assembly for the year.

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2016 brings very pleasing NCEA results for Manawatu College.

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The NCEA results for 2016 were very pleasing and there were a number of course endorsements awarded to our students.

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Manawatu College Principal Bruce McIntyre and Chairman of Te Ata Kura Board John Doolan 

Te Ata Kura opens in Levin

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This year we are excited to have Whaioro Trust providing the Alternative Education programme Te Ata Kura for Horowhenua, Waiopehu and Manawatu College students.

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Tabloid Sports

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The weather turned it on just in time for the annual Manawatu College Tabloid Sports competition!

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Chelsea Parlato performs outstandingly in the Manawatu Age Group Championships!

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This competition took place at the Lido Aquatic Centre in Palmerston North on the 4th and 5th February.

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Year 9 Overnight Camp

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On Thursday 2nd February, all of the year 9 students set off down to the Foxton Beach Bible Camp for a night of fun.

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Opening Powhiri 2017

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On Wednesday 1st February Manawatu College held its opening Powhiri to welcome a number of new students and staff into the College.

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New Staff 2017

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There are a number of new teachers this year which is exciting for the College. 

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Sam Hansen's Judgement Day.

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On the 27th and 28th of January Sam has been competing at Judgement Day crossfit competition in Hawkes Bay

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Chelsea Parlato competes in first major swimming championships of 2017.

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While most of us were clinging on to the end of our summer holidays, year 13 student Chelsea Parlato was competing in her first major swimming competition of the year. 

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Maddi Parlato has a ball at 'Geek Camp'.

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Hello, I’m Maddi Parlato and between January 14th and 28th I spent what was probably the best two weeks of my life at the Rotary National Youth Science and Technology Forum in Auckland.

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