Passionate, ambitious and dedicated, Katrina Chan is among 9 New Zealanders carefully selected to participate in a 2-week UN Youth Pacific Project in the July holidays. The project aims to educate students on New Zealand’s relationship with the Pacific and an aspect of this includes Katrina and 8 other high school students attending the UN Youth Australia National Conference held in Adelaide, Australia.

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A sea of cupcakes, brownies and cookies greeted Sancta Maria College students on the day of the bake sale, held in support of the World Vision 40-hour famine. Thursday lunchtime was a frenzy of eager students, with coins being exchanged for sweets at the speed of sound.

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Last week was Library Week with ‘Murder by the Book’ murder mystery as one of the activities. There were clues around the library to help solve the mystery, including a cryptic message. The mystery? To find out who killed Mrs Terry, the motive behind the killing and how she was killed.


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Weeks of preparation have all lead up to this moment. The Pompallier Shield. The Pompallier Shield is a competition involving all thirteen Catholic schools in Auckland, and Pompallier College in Whangarei.

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