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Naenae College 2016 Yearbook

Contents

Principal’s Foreword

by John Russell

I have now been back at Naenae College as principal for 10 years, having promised a maximum of five. I hope I have not outstayed my welcome but the truth is that deep bonds of loyalty and pride have taken root in that time.

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Junior Prizegiving 2016

by Kaille Harris

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Senior Prizegiving 2016

by Kaille Harris

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Mysthaven - Creative Writing

by Victoria

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Puppet Strings - Creative Writing

by Hazel S

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All Dolled Up - Creative Writing

by Alya Maharani

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Crimson Night - Creative Writing

by Kirra

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In Hiding - Creative Writing

by Daniella

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Dawn - Creative Writing AS1.4

by Ben Frith

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Staff Farewells

by Joe McMenamin

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Te Roopu Kapa Haka o Te Whānau Tahi

by Kapa Haka

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English Language Learners 2016  

by ELL Dept

There are thirteen different nationalities represented in our two classes (Reception/Transition and NCEA). Some arrived in New Zealand this year while others had been here for a year or two already. This is the report on this year, in a mash-up of their own words.

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Performing Arts

by Ms Anderson

Performing Arts have had a big year with massive changes throughout the Department. We have welcomed Tiffany Anderson back from leave and Megan McCarthy appointed as new Head of Department. While the vision for the Department grows, Performing Arts have been buzzing throughout intervals and lunchtimes with a lot of amazing creativity.

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Sister Act and Ms Anderson

by Ms Anderson

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“The Kiwi Pair.” Students Meet the Rowers

by Sports Dept

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Tramp to Waiopehu Hut

by Laura Anderson, Lucy Carver, Hannah Fleury and Cameron Arps

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Duke of Edinburgh Tramp to Blue Range Hut

by Laura Andersen and Hazel Taylor

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Multicultural Day

by Year 9 Classes

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Poly Club 2016

by Poly Club

The NNC Poly Club took part in the annual Hutt Fest – the Hutt Valley Secondary Schools Polynesian Cultural Festival on Friday 1st July in Term 2. We had 32 students from across all year levels – a smaller fraction compared to last year’s group – who performed with the same gusto, mana and enthusiasm.

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YOUNG ENTERPRISE

by Commerce Dept

YOUNG ENTERPRISE ‘Bizninja’ Competition Competitors from Y10 Business Studies. (Nathaneal, Ceejay, Ethan, Lionel, Ta Eh, James, Akash and Reid)

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Smallbore Rifle team

by Sports Dept

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Senior T20 Cricket

by Sports Dept

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Squash

by Sports Dept

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Senior Boys Volleyball

by Sports Dept

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Senior Netball

by Tanwen and Shani

10 loud and proud girls with two exhausted coaches sum up our season pretty well.

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Mixed Hockey Team

by Sports Dept

The first to see the rising sun – the first NZ tournament to hit this astroturf - a 7.1 earthquake and tsunami that followed.

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Girls Hockey 2016

by Joe McMenamin

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2nd XI Hockey

by Sports Dept

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Winners of the Hutt City Youth Awards

by NNC

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Year 11 Technology with Mr Munro

by Samantha

It was a great experience to make the model aeroplanes with our own hands learning about the different materials and how to handle them.

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GATEWAY 2016

by Gateway Dept

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Nelson Lakes - Year 10 EOTC 2015

by NNC

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Year 10 EOTC - The Queen Charlotte Track

by Daniella Thompson

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YOUNG ENTERPRISE ‘Bizninja’

by Commerce Dept

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Y10 BUSINESS STUDIES VISIT TO DELOITTES DURING MONEY WEEK

by Commerce Dept

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MONEY WEEK – FINANCIAL LITERACY Y10 BUSINESS STUDIES

by Commerce Dept

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Book Launch by Former Prime Minister Sir Geoffrey Palmer and Andrew Butler

by Commerce Dept

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202 and 302 Business and Retail

by Commerce Dept

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Billy & Kerry Graham’s visit to Naenae College Year 10 Business Studies

by Commerce Dept

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Art Department

by Art Department

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Staff Photo

by Naenae College

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Year 9 Powhiri 2016

by Naenae College

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Tokomanawa Report

by Shivaash

I’m Shivaash, and I proudly represented Tokomanawa as its Whanau Head Prefect for 2016! It has been a great privilege to fulfil this role, and I have enjoyed year doing so! I’m very thankful to all the students and staff supported me through the year!

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Spanish

by Miss Henderson

2016 has been a really big year for the Spanish Department. This year we have embarked on our first year of NCEA assessment for the Seniors and a new and exciting Cultural Portfolio for the Junior Classes. Here are some of the highlights.

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2016 School Ball

by Ball Committee

At last, the night Senior students have been waiting for, the 2016 Naenae College Formal! On August 21st, Naenae College students and teachers should have been on the front cover of a magazine as we climbed into our sweet rides, Mr Russell's safety-first NCS buses, on our way to Wellington City.

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From the Hutt Valley to Silicon Valley – increasing Māori engagement with STEM

by Tiaki Huria

Kia ora! My name is Tiaki Huria, and I’m in 10ATA. This year, I had a literally life-changing experience in San Francisco, California. 

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Unlocking space and weather from a Year 10 perspective

by Lucy Carver

My name is Lucy Carver and I am in 10ATA. On the 27th and 28th of October I went into Space Place in Kelburn, Wellington along with Nick Kellett from our school, and 20 other students from around the Wellington area.

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From Naenae to the North Island Golden Gloves

by Aliraza Ismatullah

Kia ora! My name is Aliraza Ismatullah and I’m in 10ATA. I represented the Naenae Boxing Academy in the North Island Golden Gloves Championships.

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Maihi Report

by Joey Basire

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Library report 2016

by Judy Waenga

It’s been a busy year in the Library, we’ve had lots of learning happening in the Year 9 information literacy lessons and lots of reading in the Books and Crosses reading challenge.

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9H inquiry project 2016

by 9H students

Here is the story of 9H’s inquiry. They presented this as a video during the expo day. This is the script they used to tell their inquiry story.

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Head Girl report 2016

by Soe Sola

My five years here at Naenae College have honestly been the greatest experience!

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Head Boy report 2016

by James Jessop

It hasn’t really hit me yet that soon I will be leaving a special place of which I have proudly called my home for the past five years. Every day I arrive home from Naenae College, I feel even more connected to the people and part of Te Whanau Tahi.

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Geography Field Trip Report 2016

by Mr J Zondagh

Geographers are trying to make sense of the complex real world around us.

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Food Technology 2016

by Bernadette Coup

2016 has seen another very full year of activities in the Food Technology Department. Students have participated with enthusiasm in classroom programmes and practical events as well as gaining credits towards NCEA. At the end of Term 1 we moved into the long anticipated refurbished Foods Room and soon settled into working in an up-to-date classroom kitchen with modern appliances and the latest technology.

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Board of Trustees Report 2016

by Andy Soper

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Naenae College – Staff List 2016

by NNC

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