Ben McLean becomes a New Zealand Archery Champion!
Ben has just completed shooting at the Youth Nationals for Archery, held in Palmerston North. Ben cleaned up in the double 720 rounds and shot a personal best taking out Gold and a New Zealand Record. Congratulations Ben. This is spectacular success!
Te Kahu Pokere Soars
Ahakoa he iti he pounamu - Although it is small it is a treasure.Selwyn College Kapa haka group, Te Kahu Pokere, performed at Polyfest. This event is acelebration of Maori and Pasifika cultures.This year the roopu was made up of a dedicated and hardworking core of mostly junior students. We really must acknowledge the courage and determinatio...
Jaden Merlo Soars amongst the Best
A huge congratulations to Jaden who has just been selected for the New Zealand Junior Mens’ Team (U19) for Inline Hockey. The team are off to represent our country in Barcelona at the end of June and we wish Jaden all the very best!
Ellen Carter Soars Again
Once again huge praise and congratulations go to Ellen Carter who won the 100 metre final at the Eastern Zones in 12.61 seconds this week! Fantastic work Ellen!
Selwyn’s New Waka Ama Team Soars to Success
Just a couple of seconds separated out our new Selwyn Girls’ U16 Waka Ama Team from their rivals at the Secondary School Waka Ama Regionals which were held at the local Orakei Basin this week. Our girls’ placed 2nd overall for both of their race finals. Given that this was the first year that the team had entered the competition, this is an amazing example of ‘soaring’.Congratulations to Gracie-Mal Makoare-Watene, Cumorah Pihema, Maia Royal, Lucy Jordan, Sariah Pihema, Jasmine Rota, Alex Baritsky-Shepherd and Tiana Manarangi-Brown, their coach Corey Harriman and their Team Manager Monique Pihema for their hard work and dedication to training in the four weeks leading up to the event as well.
Selwyn’s Equestrian Team Soars
We are thrilled to report that Caitlin Harbrow riding Illawarra Magnum and Ella Ryan riding Talisker placed 2nd overall in the A/B grade and 3rd in the dressage phase of the A/B grade the Auckland Secondary Schools Horse Trial last weekend at Clevedon. This is a wonderful achievement for our Selwyn Equestrian Team!The day was run in three phases - a dressage test to test the skill and technical ability of the horse and rider, show jumping requiring precision and accuracy, and cross country jumping phase requiring confidence and determination. We have been told that the girls represented Selwyn College with professionalism and positivity and we are very proud of them.