Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Education’

Seven in hospital after butane canister exploded at De La Salle College Comments 0

Monday, October 29th, 2018

One person was seriously injured and seven others received minor injuries after a butane canister exploded during a barbecue at a De La Salle College in Māngere last Friday  Principal Myles Hogarty said the explosion took place at morning interval and “involved a portable gas cooker exploding while boys were running a sausage sizzle as Read more

Secondary principals study Pope’s letter Amoris Laetitia Comments 0

Monday, October 1st, 2018

A document from Pope Francis was a focus for reflection at the recent National Association of Principals of Catholic Secondary Schools (NAPCSS) conference. Keynote speaker Dr Rocio Figueroa, a lecturer in systematic theology at Good Shepherd College in Auckland, spoke about the importance of persevering in love and joy, based on the post-synodal apostolic exhortation the Joy of Love. Continue reading Read more

Catholic Institute NZ appoints acting academic dean Comments 0

Monday, September 24th, 2018
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The Catholic Institute of Aotearoa New Zealand (TCI) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Zachariah Duke. He will join the team on 1 October taking on the roles of Lecturer in Theology and as a Research Fellow with The Nathaniel Centre – the New Zealand Catholic Bioethics Centre. Zachariah has held several senior Read more

Court order sought to trespass protesters from Hato Pētera College Comments 0

Monday, September 17th, 2018

The Auckland Diocese has gone to court to evict a group occupying the grounds of Auckland’s Hato Pētera College. The college, Auckland’s last Māori Catholic boarding school, closed in August after its roll dwindled to just one student. Continue reading Related Posts:Hato Petera closedBid to save Hato Petera CollegeGroup’s effort to save Hato Petera College…Just Read more

O’Sullivan has some ideas about future of Hato Petera Comments 0

Monday, September 10th, 2018
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Doctor Lance O’Sullivan wants to shift the Vanguard military school on to the vacant Hato Petera College site. He has also proposed that the Hato Petera site should be used for a hostel for Māori students attending other schools in the area, on the model of Auckland Grammar School’s InZone hostel in Epsom. He said Read more

Hato Pāora old boy appointed college principal Comments 0

Monday, September 3rd, 2018
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Dr Nathan Matthews has been appointed the new principal of Hato Pāora College, the Catholic Māori boarding school for boys near Feilding. He is an old boy of the school and his son Caleb is the school’s head boy this year. Matthews will be formally welcomed next month but he doesn’t start until 1 October. Sean Read more

Hato Petera closed Comments 0

Monday, September 3rd, 2018
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Bishop Patrick Dunn, the Catholic Bishop of Auckland and the proprietor of Hato Petera College believes that the cancellation of the College’s Integration Agreement is in the best interests of students. The Minister of Education Chris Hipkins and the Bishop have agreed that the College will close on 31 August 2018. In making the announcement Read more

Statutory intervention being considered for McAuley High School Comments 0

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

The Ministry of Education is considering a statutory intervention at McAuley High School in Auckland’s Ōtāhuhu. The offer of support comes in the wake of the school’s board of trustees working through a “confidential personnel matter”, ministry spokeswoman Katrina Casey said. Continue reading Also read  Related Posts:Hamilton tries for new Catholic school at RototunaOutrage in Read more

The Catholic Institute have put together a promotional video Comments 0

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

The Catholic Institute (TCI) has put together a promotional video with students discussing their experience of studying at TCI, proving a uniquely Māori and Pasifika view of their time at the Institute. TCI offers qualifications to those who minister and lead in parish communities, chaplaincies and Catholic organisations or who teach in Catholic schools. TCI Read more

14 celebrities whose lives were shaped by their Catholic education Comments 0

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

A Catholic education is one that stays with you for life. Whether it helps strengthen our moral compass or deepens our faith, it leaves an ingrained sense of belonging to something much bigger than our immediate circles. Click here to view a slideshow of 14 showbiz people whose lives were shaped by a Catholic education Related Read more