Posts Tagged ‘Awards’

Compassion Soup Kitchen supreme winner at community awards Comments 0

Monday, July 30th, 2018
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The Compassion Soup Kitchen in Wellington, run by the Sisters of Compassion for 116 years, was honoured as Supreme Winner at the 2018 Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards ceremony on Thursday 26 July. They also won the Health and Well-being category. The Wellington Airport Regional Awards are run by the Wellington International Airport, the Wellington Read more

Two Church schools in Christchurch win architects’ awards Comments 0

Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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Two Church schools were among the buildings recognised at the Canterbury Architecture Awards last week. Catherine McAuley Centre at Villa Maria College received an award in the public architecture category. The jury noted of this project, “The building’s pleated corten cladding references the memory of Catherine McAuley and her protective shawl and provides an exterior that Read more

Overcome challenges – Don’t let your past predict your future Comments 0

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

“Don’t let your past predict your future. These kids have the potential to be our future lawyers, doctors, journalists, politicians and also they are great role models for other kids coming through.” This was the message Oranga Tamariki (The Ministry for Vulnerable Children) chief executive Grainne Moss delivered when scholarships and prize-money were awarded to Read more

Latter-Day Saints Church bestows award on Caritas Samoa Comments 0

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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Caritas Samoa’s Project Manager Fuatino Muliagatele-Ah Wai says it is a privilege to receive an Honour Award from the Apia Samoa Central Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints (LDS). The award was one of a number made by the LDS  to organisations, church members and government ministries in recognition of Read more

St Patrick’s College science stars shine at awards Comments 0

Monday, August 21st, 2017
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A year 13 student and a recent old boy of St Patrick’s College Wellington have each earned scholarships after competing in the Wellington Regional Eureka Awards. Year 13 student Xavier English gave a 6 minute speech about the use of virtual reality for training in health and safety situations. “It’s the next platform and will create lots Read more

Another award for New Zealand priest Comments 0

Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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New Zealand Marist priest and cultural anthropologist Dr Gerald Arbuckle received an award from the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada at its annual meeting held in Quebec on 20-23 June. Earlier this year he received a lifetime achievement award in Practical Theology from the Broken Bay Institute. Arbuckle’s essay, “Fundamentalism as an Read more

Queen’s Service Medal for a lifetime of bowls and teaching Comments 0

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

It’s not just her bowling prowess that has led her receiving the Queen’s Service Medal. Ann Muir’s 45-year career as a teacher at Kamo Intermediate, St Joseph’s School and Pompallier Catholic College has endeared her to the community. “I just love being with the kids and helping them to learn and succeed,” Miss Muir said. Read more

Samoan girl-led charity wins international award for outstanding work Comments 0

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

A Samoan girl-led charity, Samoa Victim Support Group (SVSG) is one of 20 organisations from around the world to receive a With and For Girls Award in London this week. The With and For Girls Awards is a global initiative to identify and support strong local organisations working with and for girls. As part of Read more

NZ publications pick up religious press awards Comments 0

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Catholic publications from New Zealand won several awards at the Australasian Religious Press Association Awards in Brisbane on Saturday. NZ Catholic journalist Rowena Orejana won a bronze award in the best new writer category for a story about the difficulties facing rural parishes. NZ Catholic also won a silver award in the best headline category Read more