Posts Tagged ‘St Patrick’s College Silverstream’

College to remove a photo of ex-rector who abused boys

Monday, March 18th, 2019

A Wellington Catholic high school has agreed to remove a photo in its auditorium of a proven sex abuser of multiple boys. It has been on display till now, despite the Marists in 2009 upholding a complaint from an ex-student that Father Durning sexually assaulted him. Read more

St Pat’s Silverstream win Rugby Premiership

Monday, August 21st, 2017

St Patrick’s College, Silverstream have won their first WelTec Premiership title since 2012 with a come-from-behind win over Wellington College. St Pats Silverstream kept Wellington scoreless in the second half as they turned an 11-7 halftime deficit into a 17-11 win at Porirua Park on Sunday afternoon. Continue reading

St Pat’s College does not want to wash its hands of Losi Filipo

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

The Rector of St Patrick’s College Silverstream, Gerard Tully, has spoken out over the furore surrounding former student and aspiring rugby player Losi Filipo. Tully made it clear that the school “absolutely opposes violence” and hoped “all who have been affected by the violent incident of October last year – particularly the victims and their Read more

St Patrick’s Silverstream celebrates 60-year Samoa connection

Friday, June 13th, 2014

“It’s fitting that a school that has been teaching Samoan students for more than 60-years will be hosting one of Wellington’s key Samoan Language Week events,” said Dame Susan Devoy, New Zealand’s Race Relations Commissioner. She was speaking at St Patrick’s College Silverstream at Samoan Language Week launch event. A photograph unearthed ahead of the occasion Read more

St Pat’s Silverstream star ends school with 225

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Henry Walsh, St Pat’s Silverstream’s cricket star saved his best for last when he signed off his school career in spectacular fashion last week.

Walsh, a powerful right-hand batsman, was playing his last game for St Pat’s Silverstream when he scored 225 – out of a total of 369 – from 245 balls in the traditional fixture against St Bede’s College in Christchurch.

Walsh’s mammoth effort, which included seven sixes and 24 fours, took Silverstream from a precarious position to one of dominance.

It included a 186-run eighth-wicket partnership with Gareth Hitchman, with Hitchman’s contribution 36.

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