Posts Tagged ‘Hato Paora College’

Hato Paora boys heading to LA next week Comments 0

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

35 Hato Paora College students, aged 15 to 18, are going to Los Angeles next week for a cultural and faith exchange. They are going to San Juan Capistrano where they will meet the Juaneno Band of Mission Indians, belonging to the Acjachemen Nation. Hato Paora head boy Campbell Te Paa, says “Getting to know Read more

Hato Paora College takes Wairarapa by storm Comments 0

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Hato Paora College students have just completed a successful visit to the Wairarapa; the first since 1986. They have taken part in the Viard Shield athletics competition at Chanel College, played against Rathkeale and Wairarapa Colleges and performed a concert. Not only did their kapa haka concert at the Masterton Town Hall go off without a hitch, but Read more

Hato Paora piano teacher plays final tune for school she loves Comments 0

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

In 1985 Rosalyn Williamson filled in as piano teacher at Hato Paora College for a day and a half. Twenty-seven years later, she has retired from teaching at the school.

“I found it so wonderful to hear the boys sing I realised what a special place this was right from the first day,” said Mrs Williamson – or Whaea Roz as she is known to the students.

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