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Maungaraki School —

Cross Country, RIPPA Rugby, Basketball & Netball


Congratulations to all of our students who participated in the South West Zone Cross Country at the end of May.  Here are the results for the students who qualified for Interzone on the 19 June.

Year 8
Boys: 1st = Sefton Williamson, 3rd = Noah Pakai, 5th = Jayden Smith, 6th = Zac Romijn, 7th = Anaru Wilson, 8th = Bobby Ma, 10th = Ben Pilgrim
Girls: 1st = Allie Knox, 3rd = Emma Berry, 6th = Tara MacCrae, 7th = Julia Church

Year 7
Boys: 2nd = Jacob Gibbs, 3rd = Jacob McHugh, 4th = Michael Tester, 9th = Omar Tibbott, 12th = Kayden Williams
Girls: 7th = Ashlee Smith, 10th = Irene Mas Estrada, 12th = Dakota Wallis, 14th = Ava Keane, 15th = Tara Joynes

Year 6
Boys: 1st = Thomas Prichard, 5th = Jake Turner, 6th = Caylan Banks, 8th = Luke Belcher

Year 5
Boys: 4th = Will Browne, 15th = Storm King, 16th = Alex Briscoe
Girls: 12th = Sophie Fraser, 14th = Sophie Papps

Year 4
Boys: 10th = Alvaro Grave Medrano, 11th = Cole Gwerder

Full results are on the LHPSSA Facebook page : 


Nearly 30 teams of year 7 & 8 students from across Lower Hutt played in a Basketball tournament on Tuesday at a Walter Nash Stadium.

Our Maungaraki team played well and came 3rd in their mixed grade.  Thank you to the parents who helped us on the day to make this possible for our team.


Following their awesome win at the Interzone tournament Maungaraki School has been invited to attend the Wellington National Rippa Championship Qualifier on Tuesday 19 June.

This is a competitive event with the top team from the qualifier going on to represent the Wellington region at the National event.

Good luck to our team - Jake Turner, Jackson Tipoki, Jio, Harrison, Storm, Mia Burt, Greta, Eden, Samantha Knox & Sophie Papps and our coaches Newton King & Naomi Burt


Netball Hutt Valley are offering daily netball skill sessions in the first week of the July School Holidays (9-13 July). Suitable for players of all experience levels and a great way to keep active in the school holidays.

Sessions are held indoors at the Walter Nash Centre and led by experienced coaches. Most players enrol for the whole week as different skills are covered each day, however you can choose to register for only part of the week. Year 1-2 have a special one-off session on Thursday.

Year 1 & 2: 11:30am - 1:00pm. Daily rate $10
Year 3 & 4: 9:00am - 10:30am. Full week rate $75 or daily rate $20
Year 5 & 6: 9:00am - 11:00am. Full week rate $100 or daily rate $25
Year 7 & 10: 11:30am - 1:30pm. Full week rate $100 or daily rate $25

Registration in advance is required to ensure there are enough coaches for each age group. Please register here for:

Year 3-10: https://bit.ly/2EHuEqV
Year 1-2: https://bit.ly/2Fikbn3

Contact admin@netballhuttvalley.co.nz if you have any questions.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/734647690071915/

See the attached poster for more details.