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King's Week #1095 - 29th May 2020

Up-Coming Events
1st June
Queen's Birthday (School Closed to observe this public holiday)

2nd June
Academic Blues Assembly 6pm in the PAC

9th June
Academic Blues Assembly 6pm in the PAC

11th June
Summer Sports Blues Awards 6pm in the PAC


Nick McIvor

From the Rector's Desk - Return from Lockdown

by Nick McIvor

Kia ora, Greetings, With optimism and a sense of relief we welcomed all the boys back last Monday under Alert Level 2 public health requirements.

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International Students reconnect

by Teresa Robertson

Our International students at King’s have shown their strength and ability to cope in uncertain times. Lockdown presented a number of different challengers for our international boys. Not only were they away from their families but their families were often in higher risk regions of the world.

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Blake Siksik in 'MacBeth'

Drama students

by Jo Harford

Senior Drama students have launched into post-lockdown life performing their assessment pieces this week. The Year 11s performed wide-eyed and over-the-top Melodrama pieces while the Year 12s and 13s presented sinister scenes from Shakespeare's MacBeth.

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Nick Carter, Blake Carter,  Orlando Hay, Ollie Young, Scott Butler Pollock, Gail Geels and David McKenzie

King's boys do what they can to help

by Holger Korth

Several boys volunteered two hours on Monday for the Salvation Army. The boys were stacking boxes of donated food at the Salvation Army Headquarters, and were helping with the distribution of food parcels.

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From left, Randall Levy, Tom Stokes and Emmanuel Ventura

Talofa lava

by Kate Gilmore

For Samoan language week the Year 13s made a traditional Samoan dessert called Paifala. Paifala’s are pineapple-custard stuffed confections enrobed in a buttery, smooth shortcrust pastry. They were thoroughly enjoyed by all.

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A screenshot from the video. From left; Frederic Allan and Henry Cameron (Year 12), Christian Macalisang Yr 13, Luke Salisbury Yr 11

International Department

by Teresa Robertson

Kbunsha, a publisher in Toyko, Japan invited us to contribute to a video project to attract Japanese students and parents interested in studying in New Zealand.

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What's your favourite poem?

by Nick McIvor

Every young man should find poetry that means something to him. One of my favourites is ‘My Creed’ by American Poet, Edgar Albert Guest, Mr. McIvor.

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Vote for King's!

by Glenn Dickson

We have two King's Lions nominated for Athlete of the Decade, Brendon McCullum and Ben Smith. Also, Dave Ross, Assistant Principal and 1st XI Hockey Coach is nominated for Otago Coach of the Year.

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40 Hour Famine

by Noah Scott

During the Covid-19 pandemic a quarter of a billion people continued to starve in Africa and we have an opportunity to help.

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Entertainment Book 2020

by Ana Lydiate

There has never been a more important time to support the PTSA with our fundraising – 20% of each membership sale goes directly to supporting our cause.

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