Posts Tagged ‘St Patrick’s College’

Asbestos shuts St Pat’s Wellington Comments 0

Friday, October 14th, 2016

St Patrick’s College at Kilbirnie in Wellington will be closed for the rest of the week after asbestos fibres were found in its roofs. Preliminary results, received late on Tuesday, revealed isolated areas of fibres in dust swabs. Continue reading Related Posts:St Patrick’s College Kilbirnie roof may have to goMarist St Pat’s opt out of Read more

Tit for tat tagging between St Pat’s and WC Comments 0

Friday, March 4th, 2016

St Patrick’s College in Kilbirnie has been hit with graffiti, just days after its students were accused of causing tagging damage at Wellington College. The culprits who tagged obscenities across Wellington College, including a metre-high phallus on a $1.4m artificial pitch, are still yet to be caught. However, in an apparent act of retaliation, property at St Read more

Bill English named Old Boy of the year Comments 0

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Finance Minister Bill English and Wellington businessman Brian McGuinness were named joint winners of the old boy of the year award at a St Patrick’s College Old Boys Association dinner in Wellington last week. English is an old boy of St Pat’s Silverstream, where he was a boarder and became head boy. English said it Read more

Emotional win for St Pat’s Silverstream Comments 0

Friday, July 20th, 2012

St Pat’s Silverstream beat arch-rivals St Pat’s Town at Evans Bay today in an emotional rugby encounter. The Silverstream players dedicated their 22-20 victory to their former schoolmate Zelius Venter, a Year-10 student at the school who died this week following a mountain biking accident in Upper Hutt. Halfback Luke Coulston said the team had put extra effort Read more

St Patrick’s College executive paid for prostitutes and a water bed Comments 0

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

David Don paid prostitutes and bought a waterbed with money stolen from St Patrick’s College Wellington, a court has been told.

Don, 44, today pleaded guilty when he appeared in Wellington District Court to eight counts of dishonestly accessing a computer system and one of money laundering.

He stole a total of $126,728.01 over the five years he was employed by St Patrick’s.

Judge Chris Tuohy remanded Don on bail for sentencing on February 3.


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School says claims of homophobia untrue Comments 0

Friday, June 17th, 2011

A Wellington College has hit back at claims of homophobia – saying it would allow two of its students to “date” each other at its ball. St Patrick’s College student Malcolm Pimentel wanted to bring his friend, former St Pat’s student Keith Labad, but said he was told by rector Father Paul Martin that he Read more

Bad boys missed match Comments 0

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

Former All Black and St Patrick’s College Silverstream old boy Earl Kirton bemoaned the fact that there was ” no La-ra, no atmosphere” at the annual St Pat’s v Wellington College rugby encounter this year. The St Pats boys missed the game because of bad behaviour. Acting Rector Tony Giles said a “general malaise” had affected many Read more

Students will be ok after $100,000 theft at St Patrick’s Wellington Comments 0

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Pupils at St Patrick’s College Wellington will not miss out on any activities as a result of a $100,000 theft, Chris McCarthy, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, said. David Don, the former St Patrick’s College Wellington executive officer is accused of stealing money from the College over a period of four years. According to Read more