Posts Tagged ‘Garin’

English translation of Fr Garin’s diaries launched

Monday, April 15th, 2019

A new book published by Canterbury University Press brings to life a crucial period in the history of Aotearoa New Zealand when European settlers were mixing with Maori people and gives a compelling insight into Māori customs, values and beliefs of the time from a French perspective. A French Marist priest, Father Antoine Garin was Read more

Antoine Garin the father of Bibles in schools

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

The cause of Fr Antoine Garin SM was launched on 14 April at a Mass at St. Michael’s Church, Remuera, Auckland. The launch, sponsored by an Auckland lay group, acknowledges Fr Garin’s founding of the parishes of Howick and Panmure. A good number of people were at the launch, including members of every branch of Read more

Garin bands sweep rockquest regionals

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Garin College teenagers screamed in celebration at the Smokefreerockquest regional finals, as the school’s funky four-piece Oh Blok was named best band and harmonic pairing Livvy and Anna top duo. Twelve acts, from schools around the region, battled it out in front of a full capacity mosh pit at Nelson’s Theatre Royal last night. Oh Read more