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Principal Christine O'Neill and the CGHS Prefect Team

Principal's Message

by Christine O'Neill, Principal

School Strike for Climate Change Rally – 27th September 2019

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CGHS 1st XI Hockey Team, Second In The Federation Cup

CGHS 1st XI Second In The Federation Cup, Auckland

by Georgia Leslie, Year 13

The CGHS 1st XI Hockey girls headed up to Auckland last week to attend the top tier national tournament, the Federation Cup.

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Rugby Top Four Finals, Palmerston North

CGHS 1st XV Second In The Top Four Rugby Finals

by Craig Thornhill, TiC Rugby

After winning the UC Cup and the South Island Final, the 1st XV travelled to Palmerston North for the Top Four Finals.

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Kathy
Seaward Satellite Tournament, Whangarei

First XI Second In The Kathy Seaward Satellite Tournament, Whangarei

by Mr Aaron (Coach, First XI Football)

The First XI competed in the Kathy Seaward Satellite tournament which was held over 5 days during Winter tournament week.

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New Zealand National
Secondary School Fencing Championships 

Success for Sera In Épée At The National Secondary School Fencing Championships

by CGHS Publication

Sera Cox competed in the New Zealand National Secondary School Fencing Championships in Auckland last weekend (6th-8th September).

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Student Absences

Student Absences

by CGHS Administration

Of late there has been an increase in the amount of external appointments made during school time and the length of time required for these appointments.

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Cultural Showcase - A Wonderful Evening

Cultural Showcase - A Wonderful Evening

by Hannah Wotherspoon, Cultural Prefect

On Tuesday the 10th of September, CGHS had the first Cultural Showcase evening.

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Kaman SH-2G(I) Super Seasprite Lands At CGHS

Kaman SH-2G(I) Super Seasprite Lands At CGHS

by Larisa Thatcher, Future Pathways Co-ordinator

On Monday this week Christchurch Girls' High School / Te Kura o Hine Waiora had the pleasure of the arrival of a visiting Defence Forces Helicopter with one of our own in the Co-Pilot's seat.

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Holocaust Survivor Shares Her Story 

Guta Goldstein Shares Her Story

by Clare Fowler, English

"It is my duty to speak for those who did not survive."

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Alanna Mitchell Visits CGHS

Alanna Mitchell On Taking Action

by MAS

This week Year 12 students were treated to a visit from world-renowned Canadian science journalist and author, Alanna Mitchell.

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CGHS Senior A Basketball Team South Island Champions!!

Senior A Basketball Team South Island Champions!!

by Courtney Godinet, Year 12

Last week our Senior A Basketball team travelled up to Nelson to compete in the South Island secondary school tournament.

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South Island Secondary Schools A grade Netball Competition

CGHS Wins South Island Secondary Schools A Netball Competition

by Helen O'Connor, Deputy Head Girl

The CGHS senior A netball team have won the South Island Secondary Schools A grade Netball Competition for the first time in 51 years!

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South
Island Secondary Schools Climbing Competition

CGHS Second In The South Island Secondary Schools Climbing Competition

by Tim Lewis, TiC Climbing

Last week, a team of four students represented Christchurch Girls’ High School / Te Kura o Hine Waiora in the South Island Secondary Schools Climbing Competition.

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CGHS Year 9 A Netball Team 

Year 9A Netball Team Second In The Year 9 &10 South Island Secondary School Champs

by Jessica Houston

The CGHS Year 9 A netball team has had a beauty of a season!

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Southern Tour 2019

Outstanding Weekend Of Racing For The CGHS Cycling Team On The Southern Tour

by Jordan Taylor, Year 13

On Friday the 6th of August, Christchurch Girls’ High School / Te Kura o Hine Waiora’s cycling team travelled up to Blenhiem for a massive weekend of the annual Southern Tour held by cycling schools New Zealand.

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Canterbury Snow Sports Championships 

1st and 3rd In The Canterbury Snow Sports Championships

by Suzanne Passchier, TiC Snow Sports

On Thursday the 15th of August the CGHS Snow Sports team competed in the Canterbury Snow Sports Championships at Mt Hutt.

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A Flourishing Life

A Flourishing Life - Wellbeing At CGHS

by Genevieve Leech, Year 12 Dean

On Sunday 8 September on Radio New Zealand, Dr. Lisa Damour was interviewed about her new book, 'Under Pressure'.

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PTA Secondhand Uniform Shop

PTA Secondhand Uniform Shop

by CGHS PTA

The PTA Secondhand Uniform Shop will be open next on Saturday 12th October 2019 from 12pm - 1.30pm.

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Parent Portal

Parent Portal - Results Section

by CGHS Administration

The results section of the Parent Portal is temporarily closed.

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Christchurch Avon Athletics Club

Christchurch Avon Athletics Club – Junior Section

by Christchurch Avon Athletics Club

We are a well organised, friendly Junior Athletics Club, catering for all ages including high school ages 12-14yrs (age as of 31st December, 2019).

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