Posts Tagged ‘Hato Petera’

Hipkins puts off decision on future of Hato Pētera College

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

The minister of education Chris Hipkins paid a visit to Hato Petera Colleg on Thursday. After meeting more than 40 members of the school community Hipkins told media he wanted to hear from the community and former students before he made his decision. “It won’t be a matter of months. I do want to get something sooner Read more

Briefing paper lists Hato Petera’s financial woes

Monday, April 16th, 2018
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A briefing prepared by the ministry for Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis has highlighted some of the severe financial pressures facing Hato Petera College. Only $1,600 of its $200,000 operations grant was being spent on delivering the curriculum. 81 percent of the operations grant is spent on non-teaching personnel. The three office personnel consume 53 Read more

Hato Petera begins the year with less than 30 students

Friday, February 10th, 2017
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Hato Petera College has begun the school year with fewer than 30 students ranging from year 9 to year 13. That is about half the number of students on its roll compared to last year. Rudy Taylor, the chairman of the Hato Petera Whanau Trust, said, while that number is low, he thinks it can be built up. Read more

Hato Petera – why the hostels had to close

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Over 20 years ago, in response to requests by Hato Petera College whanau, the Catholic Diocese of Auckland set up the Te Whanau o Hato Petera Trust. In signing the Trust Deed Te Whanau o Hato Petera Trust accepted total responsibility for the land, buildings and operations of the Trust and a 20 year lease Read more

Hato Petera parents seek a meeting with Bishop

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

After attending a meeting with dismayed families  who have daughters and sons at Hato Petera College Sir Toby Curtis has decided to lead a delegation which will seek a meeting with Bishop Dunn and raise the possibility of a joint strategy. Curtis, an old boy and former principal of Hato Petera College, is a member Read more

Dr Lance O’Sullivan – New Zealand of the Year

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Dr Lance O’Sullivan of Kaitaia was named Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year 2014 at the New Zealander of the Year Awards held last Thursday in Auckland. Dr O’Sullivan attributes a real turnaround in his life when he was accepted as a student at Hato Petera (St Peter’s) College. Expelled from two schools before thriving at Read more

Dr Lance O’Sullivan receives another award

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Dr Lance O’Sullivan, a former pupil of Hato Petera College,  was honoured with a Sir Peter Blake Leadership Award at the Auckland Town Hall last week. Earlier this year he was awarded Supreme Maori of the Year by current affairs show Marae Investigates. Sir Peter Blake Trust chief executive Shelley Campbell praises O’Sullivan’s dedication to eradicating child poverty. Read more