Nga mihi mahana ki a koutou.
Last night our Senior Academic Prizegiving was held with the hall being packed out with parents, students and friends of the college who came along to celebrate the academic successes for 2012.
The 2013 student leaders were also announced. Guest speaker, Winston Cowie who has strong connections with this area, is a very high achiever being a lawyer, Oxford University graduate, author and adventurer, was inspirational. He had some wonderful messages about doing things that you are passionate about and doing something that will result in you growing as a person. He also talked about working hard and staying away from negative people.
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You can get your own copy of A Flame Flickers in the Darkness, a New Zealand historical fiction novel or book based on the New Zealand Wars or Maori Wars or New Zealand Land Wars of the 1860s, from Whitcoulls, independent bookstores and online on PublishMe and Fishpond.
7 November 2012
Blog topics: New Zealand Wars, New Zealand History, New Zealand Land Wars, Maori Wars, Marine Science and Policy, Fishing (rod and spear), Surfing, Maori Wars, Diving, Rugby, Underwater Heritage, Tramping, Winston Cowie, Tuatara, Oxford University Rugby Football Club.