Posts Tagged ‘St Peters College’

Relationship matters still key focus at St Peters College

Monday, August 28th, 2023

A stand-off appears to remain between the board and senior management of St Peter’s College in Gore. The school was placed into the limited statutory management of lawyer Nicola Hornsey earlier this year after the school’s board of trustees sought Ministry of Education support to govern the school. In May, principal Tara Quinney told Stuff Read more

Top international referee controls under-15s friendly at St Peter’s Auckland

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Referee Nigel Owens, who is in New Zealand to officiate the second Bledisloe Cup test in Dunedin, took to the turf at St Peter’s College in Auckland on Wednesday to officiate a friendly under-15’s match between St Peter’s College and a Japanese touring side. Owens has refereed many big rugby matches over the years, including the Rugby World Cup Read more

Peter’s College students make film to honour friend

Friday, August 12th, 2016

In January, St Peter’s College student Robbie Taylor, died after the car he was travelling in crashed into a tree on Ian McKinnon Drive, in Eden Terrace. Now, some Peter’s College students make film to honour friend. Three of his closest friends, James Sutherland-Cameron, Oliver van Lent and Ned Drumm, have spent a month putting Read more

St Peter’s students exercise their right to vote

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

A mock election at St Peter’s College in Auckland last Friday, gave the students a chance to “practice” exercising their democratic right. St Peter’s is located in the Epsom electorate. Over the past three weeks there have been campaigns, and a leaders’ debate. In the mock vote National won the poll with 29.6 percent of Read more

St Peter’s pipped in Moascar Cup cliffhanger

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Auckland’s St Peter’s College has fallen agonisingly short in a Moascar Cup rugby challenge against near neighbours Auckland Grammar. St Peter’s lost 22-24 to a last minute drop goal from Grammar, after battling back from an 11 point deficit with just 14 minutes remaining. The Moascar Cup is the equivalent of the Ranfurly Shield for school Read more

Who was pale faced Samoan at the Polyfest?

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Plenty of onlookers were bemused by his presence when Connor Bellet joined the St Peter’s College Samoan Group ahead of this year’s Polyfest. Bellett was the sole white kid in the Samoan culture group. He said he had trouble persuading some people he was serious when he decided to join his Samoan friends in the Read more

Auckland Catholic school principal invested with Papal Knighthood

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Kieran Fouhy, Principal of St Peter’s College, Auckland, was the recipient of a Papal Knighthood at the college prizegiving last week by Monsignor Paul Farmer, Vicar General of the Auckland Diocese representing Bishop Pat Dunn at the investiture ceremony. Fouhy comes with an impressive background in Catholic education since 1971, teaching at St John’s College Read more

Principal of St Peter’s Palmerston Nth has treasured link to Mandela

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

David Olivier, principal of St Peter’ College in Palmerston North, New Zealand  was once the principal of Christian Brothers’ College Mount Edmund in Pretoria, located just 1 kilometre from the state president’s residence. He has a personally signed copy of ‘A Long Walk to Freedom’. His wife bought it for him as a Father’s Day Read more

Catholic schools join proposed boycott of shops selling legal highs

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

St Peter’s College and Hato Paora College have joined other 9 other schools in the Manawatu in proposing a blanket boycott of all legal-high retailers throughout the wider Manawatu region. Their support has added weight to a Palmerston North mother’s campaign to stop retailers in the Manawatu from selling legal highs. Esther McLean has proposed Read more

St Peter’s College first school to get artificial turf

Friday, May 11th, 2012

St Peter’s College is the first Auckland secondary school to have artificial turf installed on its playing field. The “cage”, as the ground across the road from the school is known, has undergone a major transformation and will be used by the school’s top rugby and soccer teams. While the development cost remains “price sensitive,” Read more