Posts Tagged ‘St Mary’s College Wellington’

Young rugby player’s father rails against ‘injustice’ of team injured playing on turf

Thursday, July 6th, 2023

A college rugby player’s father says the serious injuries his daughter and her teammates have suffered playing rugby on artificial turf are unacceptable. Anna Kerr a 13-year-old played for St Mary’s College Wellington second 15s but after Wednesday’s game, she said she would never play on an artifical field again. Wounds on her knees were Read more

Staff members offer protection to students

Monday, February 21st, 2022

Teachers at two Wellington schools are doing double-duty as teachers and security escorts. Along with security guards, the teachers are helping students from St Mary’s College Wellington and Sacred Heart Cathedral School, walk to and from public transport hubs. The move comes as protests at Parliament spill over into the streets and students are being Read more

St Mary’s College 7’s rugby champs – with a little help from coach’s mate Ardie Savea

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Tuga Mativa and his mate All Black Ardie Savea have put St Mary’s College in Wellington on the world rugby map. St Mary’s College Sevens team was first formed less than two years ago. In 2016 the girls won every tournament they entered and are the current National Secondary School Champions. Now, in April, they hope Read more

St Mary’s College students create designer T shirts for charity

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Six St Mary’s College, Wellington,  students are collaborating with major New Zealand fashion designers for their first business venture. “Tees For Teens” are producing two limited edition designer T-shirts featuring a creation by both Trelise Cooper and Moochi, with profits going to CanTeen. The white T shirts  have a black design that was created as Read more

Mercy sister still teaching singing at 101

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

A Mercy Sister is still teaching singing at 101. Sister Mary Winefride Blake was a teacher at St Mary’s College in Wellington New Zealand for many years. She says a highlight of her long career was founding St Mary’s Schola, which became a major source of entry for young singers into church choirs and other Read more

St Mary’s College Wellington has a singing dancing Principal

Friday, February 20th, 2015

She’s done a lot of acting, been classically trained as a singer and has sung at weddings and funerals. She took the lead in Mozart’s Magic Flute in Hamilton, directed some big productions at Sacred Heart Girls’ College in Hamilton, where she studied and later worked, and for Riverlea Theatre – shows like The Wizard Read more