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Thursday 26 August 2021

Monday 06 September: Mid Term Break
Tuesday 07 - Friday 10 September: Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori Week
Monday 13 - Friday 17 August: Benchmark Exams
Monday 20 September: Senior Only Day
Monday 27 September - Friday 1 October: Spirit Week
Friday 1 October: Term 3 Ends

Term 4:
Dates will be revised due to announcement from Government


TGC students wow at Pin’d 2021

by Technology

Pin’d is an annual creative showcase where students can show their own garment and textile art designs to the community and industry professionals.

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Tara Kanji, Tumuaki / Principal

Principal's Pānui

by Principal

Kia kaha (stay strong) from Alert Level 4 Lockdown. I trust this pānui finds everyone safe and well in their bubbles. Special thanks to our essential workers including some of our students working in supermarkets, chemists and petrol stations, but particularly thanks to our health care workers on the ‘front line’.

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New Zealand Secondary School Winter Tournament Week cancelled due to the current COVID 19 Delta outbreak

by Sport

It is with great sadness that we pass on the announcement that on Friday 20 August School Sport New Zealand cancelled ALL events on its calendar until Monday 6 September. This included all tournaments that were to be held inside winter tournament week which was to start on Saturday 28 August.

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Summer Sport Opportunities - Term 3 & 4 2021

by Sports

We are hoping to get our summer sports up and running at TGC when we return to school from our lockdown restrictions. Below are the sports that we offer and the contact details of the person who you should connect with if you want to find out any further information.

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Year 13 Physical Education Toi Ohomai Trip

by Physical Education

Our Year 13 Physical Education students had a fantastic trip to Toi Ohomai as part of their work for Achievement Standard 91500, through which they will complete an evaluation of their training program for the Tough Gal Challenge Event.

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National Schools Poetry Award 2021

by English

We are thrilled to announce that Ella Paterson’s poem: Some of all the parts has been selected as one of the nine finalists in the 2021 National Schools Poetry Award.

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Maths Week

Maths Week 9 - 13 August

by Maths

Maths week has come and gone with lots of FUN and FANTASTIC opportunities to continue building a passion for numbers, problem solving, creativity and logic and reasoning.

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Sports Awards

by Sport

TGC Sports Awards - Thursday 21 October

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NZ Secondary Squash A Team

New Zealand Secondary Schools Squash Championships 6-8 August 2021

by Squash

The 37th NZ Secondary Schools Squash Championships 2021 has now come and gone. 52 teams, from 40 different New Zealand schools and over 312 competitors played at four different venues throughout the Bay of Plenty. This event is certainly the biggest squash teams event in the county and the pinnacle of the Secondary Schools Squash calendar. Tauranga Girls’ College fielded two teams, the A team was Captained by Lola Vahey-Bourne and the B team was Captained by Salma Hassan. All students played fantastically with pivotal matches both won and lost.

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TGC Quiz Night

by Sport

Thank you to the following businesses for their support of the TGC Quiz night.

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Ella Mitchell, Maia Hulton-Wells and Inaya Sinclair

Senior Debating Team

by English

Our senior debating team of Ella Mitchell, Maia Hulton-Wells and Inaya Sinclair (from left to right in the photo - all Year 12 students), has had a triumphant series of outings in the last three school exchanges, notching up a phenomenal run of three consecutive wins.

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Science Opportunities for Seniors

by Science

Currently open for applications are:

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Rotorua Exchange

by Sport

On Tuesday 10 August Rotorua Girls' High School travelled to TGC to participate in the exchange.

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Open Night 2021

by TGC

Below is a snapshot of some of the presentations on display to our incoming 2022 students on our recent Open Night which was well attended despite inclement weather.

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Bay of Plenty Junior Badminton Championships

by Sport

On Wednesday 4 August our two Junior Competitive Badminton Teams, who qualified through from the Western Bay of Plenty Championships in Term Two, represented TGC at the BOP Champs. Both teams came home with Gold Medals.

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Which Way

Dance NZ Made

by Performing Arts

Our NCEA Senior curriculum classes and extracurricular Dance students had a fabulous day at the Tauranga Regional Dance NZ Made competition on Monday 9 August.

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Sam Paki, Daiana Tukana, Rima Behere

Work Experience

by Careers

Daiana Tukana has recently started work experience at Constantia Foods.

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Bay of Plenty Table Tennis Championships

by Sport

Four teams competed it our for top positions

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Get 2 Go Challenge

by Sport

We had a team competing in the Hillary Outdoors Get 2 Go Challenge

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