Posts Tagged ‘Canteen’

Christchurch schoolboys’ head shaving raises more than $63,000 Comments 0

Monday, September 21st, 2020

A head shaving fundraiser by Christchurch schoolboys has raised thousands of dollars. More than 100 schoolboys from a Christchurch high school ditched their lids in the fight against cancer. St Bede’s College students swapped their running shoes for clippers as the usual charity run for CanTeen, run every second year by the school, was replaced Read more

St Bede’s students raise $100k for teen cancer Comments 1

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

On Wednesday 24th September 154 pupils and 40 staff left St Bede’s College in Christchurch New Zealand on the start of the “Run For A Life” CanTeen fundraiser. When they crossed the finishing line last week each of them had run the equivalent of a half marathon each day for the past five days. Their Read more

St. Bede’s College sponsored CanTeen run Comments 0

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

For the last few days, 20 St. Bede’s boys from years 9 to 13 have been on a sponsored CanTeen run from Haast, South Westland, to Christchurch, to raise money for the treatment of teenage cancer. They hope to raise more than $100,000. See more photographs The 20 boys and 5 staff and parents arrived Read more

Carrie Allen a brave 12 year old buried in St Mary’s Graveyard Comments 0

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Carrie Allen, the 12 year old daughter of the Dean of St Mary’s Cathedral New Plymouth, Jamie Allen and his wife Suzy, was buried in the Cathedral’s graveyard last Friday. Only on rare occasions, since the graveyard at St Mary’s was closed in 1861, has permission been granted for a burial there. The last was in Read more