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Hagley News - September 2017

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Senior College Information Evening

Senior College Information Evening

by Jenni Holden

Thursday, 21st September is the night for all new and prospective students to come and find out what Hagley has to offer.

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Re-Enrolment Day

Re-Enrolment Day and Senior Subject Expo

by Jenni Holden

Friday, 22nd September is an important day for all returning Senior students.

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Nadia Lim

Nadia Lim comes to Hagley

by Marie Stribling

Recently Hagley was fortunate to be offered the opportunity, through South City Paper Plus, to host a fundraising event involving the promotion of Nadia Lim’s new cookbook, “Let’s Eat”.

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Georgia Hensley-Smith

Georgia Hensley-Smith Showcasing at New Zealand Fashion Week

by Vicki Dixon

Georgia showed her collection at NZ Fashion Week. It was very exciting to see her hold her own in this high-end event and conduct herself in such a mature and confident way.

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King and Queen of the Ball - Student Choice Vote

Hollywood Glam Senior Formal 2017

by Jenny O'Sullivan

Many thanks to all students who attended this year’s senior formal “Hollywood Glam” and for sharing in this fun social event. We hope that you enjoyed the evening.

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Hagley Delegates Get a Taste of Politics 

by Suzanne Waters

“Politician” isn’t everyone’s first choice as a career move, but for three of our Year 10 students this was their “job” for two days earlier this term.

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Shot Bro - Confessions of a Depressed Bullet

by Steve Langley

Hagley College is supporting Rob Mokaraka's award winning play Shot Bro - Confessions of a Depressed Bullet, which will be hosted at Ara's Te Punawanaka on Friday 13th October at 6.30pm, Saturday 14th October at 5.00pm and Sunday 16th October at 2.00pm. The show is a black comedy about a very real fight with depression.

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Dr Vesuvius and the tambourine enthusiasts

Southern Jam Competition

by Kevin Roberts

It has taken nearly five years to accomplish it but this year's senior jazz band, Dr Vesuvius and the Tambourine Enthusiasts, took top honours for best ensemble - the Coral and Tony Thiel Award for Best Jazz Ensemble - in the 2017 Southern Jam Festival in Term 3 in Blenheim.

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Hagley's Senior Football Team

by Thi Phan

Over the course of the winter season, our refugee and migrant background students have provided the backbone of Hagley's senior football team.

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Team Lyttelton - Silver and Lapis Lazuli Brooch

Taonga Collaboration Challenge

by Marie Stribling

Each year the Hagley adult jewellery class explores ideas around originality and development of designs. This year it was decided to focus on the concept of ‘sharing’ design ideas and working collaboratively.

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Preserving Hagley's Cherry Trees: Commemorating 16 decades of education

by Mike Fowler

While Hagley has been flourishing and growing over the last decade, the trees planted at the 2008 150th Anniversary to commemorate 16 decades of education at Hagley have been struggling.

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Rachael Schonberger

Teaching the Art of Performance

by Mike Fowler

Hagley Drama and ITM itinerant vocal teacher Rachael Schonberger's pathway into teaching could certainly not be described as conventional.

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Hagley College Fencing Team - Fresh back from National Championships 

by Rowan Milburn

On Tuesday I had the pleasure of meeting the Hagley Fencing Team. They were bursting with energy and pride following their weekend success at the National Championships.

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Contributing Outside his Comfort Zone

by Kay McGowan

Jinquan Feng came to Hagley at the beginning of 2017 as a true beginner in English language.

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The Voice 

The Voices Festival 2017 - A Celebration of Contemporary Singing

by Annabel Harrold

The Voices Festival is a riot of energy and passion for CCM or Contemporary Commercial Music. This year, over a thousand students from thirty schools got up and smashed all expectations of what they could achieve, buoyed on by the incredible support from the other schools involved.  

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Cable car Apples

Hagley: 1st in New Zealand, 2nd in Australasia - Aurecon Bridge Building Competition 2017 

by Ryszard Dybka

1st in New Zealand, 2nd in Australasia 2017. That is Hagley College’s momentous achievement in the 2017 Aurecon Bridge Building Competition held in Wellington in late August.

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Multicultural Programmes at Hagley

by Thi Phan

The journey of establishing multicultural programmes at Hagley is always changing and evolving. This term we have had the pleasure of sharing many cultures and experiencing, firsthand, opportunities to learn more about tolerance, respect and acceptance.

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Employment in New Zealand

by Tony from NZ Immigration

Immigration New Zealand has provided the following information on your rights in employment, and other helpful information. There are also a number of useful links below.

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