News and Events


HB Secondary School Sports Awards
October 16, 2017

HB Secondary School Sports Awards

Congratulations to our students who have been selected as finalists for the HB Secondary School Sports Awards.  The awards are Monday 30 October 2017.
Orienteering Carolyne Nel
Equestrian Rylee Mason, Ruby Mason, Ella Simcox
Canoe Hana-Tia Ross
Tennis Lily Verhoeven
Netball News
June 14, 2017

Netball News

Congratulations to Jaydi Taylor-Chaffey. Jaydi was a member of the Aotearoa Maori SS netball team and they won the recent International Schools’ tournament beating AUSTRALIA 40-28 in the final. Congratulations!!…

Regional Chefs Culinary Fair
June 14, 2017

Regional Chefs Culinary Fair

Congratulations to the 23 students who competed at the Regional Chefs Culinary Fair with students receiving Bronze, Silver and Gold medals:

Students who received Bronze medals:

  • Simranjit Kaur
  • Phoebe Laugesen
  • Sophie Downing
  • Kendra Benkendorf

Students who received Silver Medals:

  • Millie
June 14, 2017

Palmerston North Sport Exchange

Congratulations to all teams who competed at the Palmerston North Sport Exchange.

We won the Junior and Senior Netball and the First Eleven Hockey. We succeeded in achieving a draw overall which is a huge improvement on last years’ performance.…

NZ Junior Welterweight Kick Boxing Champs
June 14, 2017

NZ Junior Welterweight Kick Boxing Champs

Congratulations to Jahna Watson who won the NZ Junior Welterweight Kick Boxing Champs this weekend.  It was a hard fought battle but Jahna won by unanimous decision. NZ Black Gloves team have to fund themselves to get to Thailand for …

Football First XI
June 14, 2017

Football First XI

Congratulations to the First Eleven Football team who defeated Taradale First Eleven 2-0. With the win, the team have won back the Dean Ronberg Challenge Shield.…

Cranford Hospice Appeal
June 14, 2017

Cranford Hospice Appeal

Thank you to the following students who assisted with the Cranford Hospice Appeal. These girls did Napier Girls’ High School proud.  $18,000 was raised and this will all go directly to Cranford Hospice.

  • Mia van Dulm
  • Sarah Harrison
  • Sinead Palmer
Stage Challenge 2017
June 14, 2017

Stage Challenge 2017

STAGE CHALLENGE

Congratulations to all of our cast and crew involved in Stage Challenge.  It was an outstanding performance.

Our school won an award of excellence in every category:

  • Concept
  • Lighting Design
  • Performance Skill
  • Choreography
  • Costuming Character
  • Drama
  • School Initiative
Hockey Stars
May 31, 2017

Hockey Stars

We congratulate and are extremely proud of our U18 Hockey girls who successfully trialed for the following teams:
U18 Central Regional Team: Kaitlin Cotter and Rileigh Knapp
Hawkes Bay U18 Team: Kayla Beech, Molly Frame, Summer Gray, Mikeely Jones, Zoe …

Football
May 15, 2017

Football

Aimee Atkins was selected to attend an elite trial with Celtic academy in Brisbane, 100 players attended from Australia and NZ during the last week of Term 1.  Last week she received an email saying that 1 boy (from Australia) …
Basketball Reps
May 15, 2017

Basketball Reps

BASKETBALL
Thank you very much to Shane Brown and Suzie Hiha for running our NGHS Basketball trials, we have 4 teams this year which is double last year, great to see so many girls involved.  A special congratulations to the
HB Rep Netball
May 15, 2017

HB Rep Netball

 

Congratulations to the following netballers on their selection for Hawke’s Bay representative teams.

UNDER 15 DEVELOPMENT TEAM
Caitlin Smith
Charlotte Welsh
Jaimee Alexander
Katie Beal
Sahria Adams
Sarah Winnie
UNDER 15 TEAM
Angel Te Hiko
Ashleigh Poi
Bianna Lee…
Under 16 Basketball
March 22, 2017

Under 16 Basketball

Year 9 student, Melika Samia has recently been selected for the New Zealand 2017 Under 16 Basketball team which will compete in the Medibank Classic in Melbourne in June.

The 2017 U16 programme is about development and preparation for international …

Eastern Tennis
March 22, 2017

Eastern Tennis

The Tennis Eastern 16’s rep team won the intra-regional quad event in Taupo over the weekend.  Match one against Western Bay of Plenty was won on a count back, match two against Bay of Plenty was won 6-0 and in …

Halberg Youth Council
March 22, 2017

Halberg Youth Council

Congratulations to Kate McKelvie who has been appointed as one of ten youth members on the Halberg Youth Council. The Youth Council’s role is to give youths’ perspective on initiatives proposed by the Halberg Disability Foundation and to encourage more …

Napier Youth Council
March 22, 2017

Napier Youth Council

Congratulations to Bella Spiers (Y11) and Anna Barker (Y13) who are on the Napier Youth Council.  ”The Youth Council (YCON) is made up of 10-14 young people aged between 12 and 24. Places become available at the end of each …

Under 18 Volleyball Team
March 22, 2017

Under 18 Volleyball Team

Congratulations to Rosalia Samia who has just returned from China, representing New Zealand in the U18 Volleyball Team.…

Team Sailing Champs 2017
March 22, 2017

Team Sailing Champs 2017

Napier Girls’ High School was represented in this event by Nina Mannering, Zarah Otto, Lauren Haswell, Lucy Berryman, Leonie Schleicher, Anneke Mayhead and Mia van Dulm who sailed competitively against all-boys teams. The girls came second overall and put a …

BMX Champ
February 15, 2017

BMX Champ

Year 11 student, Stevie-Lee Reuben competed in the Te Awamutu Grand Prix, finishing first in her age group (16 year old girls) and fourth in the superclass (all age groups).

She also competed in the Wellington Regional Champs, where she …

Athletics New Zealand
December 12, 2016

Athletics New Zealand

Briana Stephenson: young, motivated and successful

Follow the link to view a fantastic article on Briana:

http://www.athletics.org.nz/News/briana-stephenson-young-motivated-and-successful…

National Secondary Schools’ Athletics Championships
December 8, 2016

National Secondary Schools’ Athletics Championships

At the National Secondary Schools’ Athletics Championships in Auckland, Napier Girls’ High School athletes were the only athletes to win Gold from the East Coast Region.

The results were outstanding for such a young team:
Briana Lee: winner of the …
Netball Successes
December 8, 2016

Netball Successes

HB Netball Awards

Congratulations to Briana Stephenson who was named Junior Player of the Year.
Former student Kimiora Poi was named Senior Player of the Year. She has just been named as a Training Partner for the Pulse Team. This …
November 14, 2016

NCEA Exams and the Earthquake

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

As Napier Girls’ High School has not been affected, the NCEA exams will continue as planned.…

Science Fair
November 1, 2016

Science Fair

Congratulations to Alexi Neville for being the over-all winner of the Hawke’s Bay Science and Technology Fair in the Project Section. This is an outstanding achievement for a Yr 9 student.

Our school had an amazing representation at the fair …

National Secondary Schools’ Squash Tournament
November 1, 2016

National Secondary Schools’ Squash Tournament

Our A squash team (Jess Dean, Sara Dooney, Tegen Willis, Libby Dean, Sam Harding and Ally Harding) competed in the National Secondary School Tournament in Palmerston North in August. Secondary schools from all over New Zealand attended this competition. This …

Sailor’s Ahoy
November 1, 2016

Sailor’s Ahoy

PACIFIC RIM REGATTA (Interdominion Championship AUS/NZ)

During the school holidays the Napier Girls’ High School Sailing team was invited to represent New Zealand in the Interdominion Championship between Australia and New Zealand in Algie’s Bay, near Warkworth.

The team of …

North Island Secondary Schools Snowboard Championships
November 1, 2016

North Island Secondary Schools Snowboard Championships

Congratulations to Claudia Andersen who won the open BoarderCross event in the 11 to 15 years section at the Snowboard Championships at the end of last term.  The following day she competed in the Secondary Schools events in slalom race, …

A & P Show Winners
November 1, 2016

A & P Show Winners

A & P Show

Congratulations to the following students who were placed in the A & P Master Chefs Section at the Royal Show:

Sophie Downing 1st in Scone, Biscuit, Banana Cake, and second in Lolly Necklace

Brenna Lee 1st …

Hockey News
November 1, 2016

Hockey News

Congratulations to Summer Gray, Kaitlin Cotter, Jess Moffett, Grace Ronberg, Lily Verhoeven, Sophie James, Mikeely Jones and Rileigh Knapp (Captain), who were part of the HB U15 Premier Team which competed in the National Provincial Championships during the holidays in …

NZ Secondary Schools Swimming Championships
November 1, 2016

NZ Secondary Schools Swimming Championships

This New Zealand swimming event was held for the fifth time in Wellington from 9 -11 September. We had a team of 17 swimmers who had all qualified for this national event. The team, led by Libby Gimblett, competed against …

Senior Solo Singing Competition
November 1, 2016

Senior Solo Singing Competition

Our annual Senior Solo Singing competition was held on Wednesday 21 September. Once again it was amazing to see and hear such a high standard of vocalists participating. This demonstrates the vocal strengths within our school which is an ever …

Skiing
November 1, 2016

Skiing

The results from the Hawke’s Bay Championships, which was held at Whakapapa, were impressive with Jess Moffett and Olivia Davie clocking in as 1st and 2nd fastest junior girls respectively, and Lucy Whitehead racing into 2nd fastest senior girl. Overall …

HB Secondary Schools Sports Awards
November 1, 2016

HB Secondary Schools Sports Awards

SBS BANK HAWKE’S BAY SECONDARY SCHOOLS SPORTS AWARDS

Briana Stephenson was named Secondary School Sports Person of the Year at the awards ceremony on Monday 31 October. Brianna also won best netball player of the year, best female sportsperson and …

International Skating
September 21, 2016

International Skating

Congratulations to Eva Ross Grant who won a Bronze Medal at the International Skating Competition, representing New Zealand.…

Athletics Champions
September 21, 2016

Athletics Champions

Congratulations to the following Senior A Students who won the Senior Girls’ Wanganui Round the Lake Relay for the first time in 13 years at Lake Virginia, an amazing achievement:

Emily Dunn, Claudia Layton, Harriet Holt and Nina Boesch.…

World Youth Climbing Championships
September 21, 2016

World Youth Climbing Championships

Congratulations to Lucy Whitehead who is one of New Zealand’s top wall climbers in her age group and has been selected to represent NZ in the Sports Climbing at the World Youth Climbing Championships in China later this year.…

Hawkes Bay Young Musician’s Contest
September 21, 2016

Hawkes Bay Young Musician’s Contest

On Saturday 3 September the Hawke’s Bay Young Musicians’ competition was held. This is an annual competition for advanced musicians organised by the Registered Music Teacher Association. This year there were 15 students participating from all of Hawke’s Bay.

Hannah …

Hawke’s Bay Netball Super 12 Final
August 24, 2016

Hawke’s Bay Netball Super 12 Final

Our Senior A team competed in this final against Hastings Girls’ High School. The large crowd was treated to a close and exciting match, with our team ahead by 2 goals at quarter and half time. Napier Girls’ High School

Blue Light Camp – Wellington
August 22, 2016

Blue Light Camp – Wellington

Congratulations to Lillian Shaw Year 10 who received awards for Overall Merit and Most Improved Student at the NZ Defence Force’s Blue Light Camp in Wellington last term.  This camp develops life skills for youths between the ages of 14 …

August 22, 2016

Barbershop

Congratulations to the following Barbershop singers who competed at the Regional Finals on Saturday:

1st place quartet: Beth Murfitt, Rosie Joyce, Caitlin Sye and Teilah Ferguson “Chanteuse”

1st place chorus: “Hilltop Harmony” 47 out of the 53 girls received one …

August 22, 2016

Cross Country Results

The Cross Country Championships were held at Park Island on Friday 12 August.  This was a fantastic event with 112 students competing in this challenging 3.6km race.  Congratulations to all the girls that took part.  Results were:

 

Y9 Y10
August 22, 2016

Badminton

Congratulations to the following students who were placed at the recent HB Secondary Schools Badminton Doubles:

Shae Walker and Rosie Gray – winners of C Grade

Abby Oliver and Akane Charters – winners of C Grade Plate…

August 22, 2016

Football

Congratulations to the following Napier Girls’ High School football players have been selected to represent Hawkes Bay:

Hawkes Bay Under 15 Girls

Leah Harvey

Hawkes Bay 16+ Girls

Aimee Atkins

Claudia Barham

Cate Pedersen

Maggie Pedersen

Victoria Simmonds…

Hockey
August 22, 2016

Hockey

Congratulations to Grace Gibson who was selected into the Central Regions U21 Hockey Team as a reserve. She played in all the mini tournaments leading up to the National Tournament. An outstanding achievement.…

Sports Climbing
August 22, 2016

Sports Climbing

Congratulations to Lucy Whitehead has been selected to represent NZ in Sports Climbing at the World Youth Championships in China later this year.…

Pathway to Pulse Squad
August 9, 2016

Pathway to Pulse Squad

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected for the 2016-2017 Pathway to Pulse Squad
Briana Stephenson and Jaydi Taylor-Chaffey. The squad also includes former Napier Girls’ High School students Kelsey McPhee and Kimiora Poi.
We look forward to …

Duke of Edinburgh Achievers
August 8, 2016

Duke of Edinburgh Achievers

Congratulations to the following students who have achieved Duke of Edinburgh Awards:
Bronze Medal: Sara Dooney and Mackenzee Dolbel
Gold Medal: Libby Martin…

Monetary Policy Challenge
August 8, 2016

Monetary Policy Challenge

Congratulations to the Napier Girls’ High School team of Rebecca Newman (Governor), Claudia Layton, Emily McLaren, Libby Martin and Ocean Royal who entered in the Reserve Monetary Challenge who were placed in the top 10 teams, receiving a Highly Commended …

HB Orienteering Rogaine Competition
May 23, 2016

HB Orienteering Rogaine Competition

Congratulations to Frances Rainbow, Billie Swayn and Bridget Bewick who won the HB Orienteering Rogaine last weekend.

Rogaining is a cross country navigation sport similar to orienteering, but requires you to visit as many control sites as you can within …

North Island Secondary School’s Athletics Championships
May 23, 2016

North Island Secondary School’s Athletics Championships

At the recent North Island Secondary School’s Athletics Championships in Auckland, 2 of our Napier Girls’ High School Junior athletes excelled.

In the Junior Girls 800m, Brianna Lee achieved 2nd place in her first major competition. She beat a fast …

May 23, 2016

East Coast NI Cross Country Relays

At the Hawkes Bay/ Gisborne Relays on Monday May 16th, the 5 teams from Napier Girls’ High School excelled.

In the year 9 Grade the team of Brianna Lee, Ashley Poi, Kate Stewart and Cate Pedersen came a close 3…

Culinary Awards
May 23, 2016

Culinary Awards

The following 14 girls competed in the Regional Chefs Competition last weekend against other Hawke’s Bay schools.

The NGHS team came away with a total of 11 Gold Medals, 4 Silver Medals and 1 Bronze.

Sage Harding Gold Medal Cheesecake
Regional Debating
May 9, 2016

Regional Debating

Year 12 student, Brianna Otto has been selected to represent Hawke’s Bay in the regional debating team, which will compete on May 28th in Wellington against teams from throughout New Zealand to decide the national champions. A New Zealand team …

Successful Japan trip
May 9, 2016

Successful Japan trip

During the April holidays sixteen students and four staff were extremely fortunate to have the opportunity to visit Japan. The trip provided them with invaluable social experiences, a chance to use the language in authentic contexts and opportunities to visit

Yet another NZQA Scholarship!
May 2, 2016

Yet another NZQA Scholarship!

Congratulations to Tara Vaessen who has been awarded an NZQA Scholarship for Photography.  This brings the total of NZQA Scholarships for Napier Girls’ High School to 44 which is very impressive.

Other monetary scholarships awarded for tertiary study are:

Hannah …

Girls for Change Conference
May 2, 2016

Girls for Change Conference

IMG_6326Eleven Napier Girls’ High School students attended a 2 day “Girls for Change” conference held at Westlake Girls’ High in Auckland in the holidays hosted by The Alliance of Girls’ Schools Australasia. This was the inaugural conference in NZ instigated …

Outstanding Orienteers
May 2, 2016

Outstanding Orienteers

Congratulations to the Napier Girls’ High School Orienteering Team who won the top school trophy at the North Island Schools event held in Hawke’s Bay over the last weekend.
400 schools competing – an amazing victory.…

Sailing Team First Girls’ Team in NZ
May 2, 2016

Sailing Team First Girls’ Team in NZ

These girls won the 1st Girls’ trophy in NZ for Team Sailing at the Team Sailing National Champs in Algie’s Bay during the April school holidays. This is the 3rd time in a row that we have won this title.…

NZ Junior Rowing Team
May 2, 2016

NZ Junior Rowing Team

Congratulations to Georgia King who has been selected into the NZ Junior Rowing Team in the Reserve Junior Women’s Double Scull. This team will compete at the Junior World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam in August this year.…

Aotearoa Maori Secondary School Netball
April 14, 2016

Aotearoa Maori Secondary School Netball

Congratulations to Napier Girls’ High School student and Hawke’s Bay Under 17 player Jaydi Taylor-Chaffey being named in the Aotearoa Maori Secondary School Netball Team.…

2016 NZSS Netball Team announced
April 5, 2016

2016 NZSS Netball Team announced

Netball New Zealand (NNZ) is pleased to announce the 12 players selected to represent the NZ Secondary Schools (NZSS) team.

Former Silver Fern and NZ U21 assistant coach, Julie Seymour will lead the team with Mary-Jane Araroa as her assistant …

Volleyball Champs
April 4, 2016

Volleyball Champs

Congratulations to the Senior A volleyball team who won all volleyball games, winning the HB Secondary Schools Volleyball Seeding Competition.  They will go to Nationals in Palmerston North in 2 weeks time.…

Briana Stephenson making her mark
March 22, 2016

Briana Stephenson making her mark

As published in College Sports Media on 20 March 2016

Napier Girls’ High School’s Briana Stephenson recently won three gold medals at the Australian Junior Athletics Championships. At the end of this month she’ll be trialling for the New Zealand …

Swim Champ: Ruby Adsett
March 22, 2016

Swim Champ: Ruby Adsett

Swimming

Congratulations to Ruby Adsett who swam in New South Wales, coming 3rd in the 400m freestyle and 4th in the 800m freestyle.…

NGHS Annual Athletic Sports Day
March 15, 2016

NGHS Annual Athletic Sports Day

The Napier Girls’ High School Athletic Sports were held at Marewa Park on Friday 26 February. The day began with enthusiastic and imaginative chants from the four houses. There was wonderful participation at all levels in both track and field …

Trialists for NZ Secondary School’s Netball Team
March 14, 2016

Trialists for NZ Secondary School’s Netball Team

Congratulations to Jaydi Taylor-Chaffey and Briana Stephenson. They are trialists for the NZ Secondary Schools’ Netball Team.  There are 24 trialists and we are proud this year to have 2 players from our school.

 …

Success at Horse of the Year
March 14, 2016

Success at Horse of the Year

Siena Harrison (Year 10) competed at the Mounted Games at Horse of the Year.  She was very successful and won the U14 National Pairs title with her partner.

RubyAlso Ruby Mason competed at Horse of the Year winning both the …

NZQA Scholarships 2015
March 10, 2016

NZQA Scholarships 2015

Congratulations to our Scholarship Recipients 2015

NZQA Scholarship results were released yesterday and Napier Girls’ High School gained an outstanding 42 Scholarships. These results are the best ever for the school which brings great heart to all of those dedicating

Touch Rugby
February 29, 2016

Touch Rugby

Congratulations to Renee Karaitiana who was named in the NZ Touch Elite Academy team.…

Football
February 29, 2016

Football

Congratulations to Cate Pedersen and Aimee Atkins who were two of seven girls chosen from Hawke’s Bay to make the Central Federation Football U13 Team who will travel to Sydney in July.

Also congratulations to Maggie Pederson on making the …

Rowing
February 29, 2016

Rowing

Congratulations to Georgia King who won a Gold Medal at the NZ Rowing Championships.  She was a member of the HB Rowing Club team that won the coxless squad sculls.…

Kapa Haka
February 29, 2016

Kapa Haka

KAPA HAKA Hawke’s Bay

Congratulations to Arielle O’Keefe who competed at the HB Kapa Haka Nationals on Waitangi Day.

Arielle’s team Te Rerenga Kotuku was placed first and will now represent Kahungunu at Te Matatini (Nationals) in 2017.…

Volleyball
February 28, 2016

Volleyball

Napier Girls’ High School Senior A won all matches, winning the Hawke’s Bay Secondary Schools Volleyball Seeding Competition. There next tournament will be in Palmerston North for Nationals in two weeks.

Sr A team team consists of
Emily McLaren
Laina …
Swimming Sensations
February 22, 2016

Swimming Sensations

Congratulations to Ruby Adsett who swam in New South Wales, placing 3rd in the 400m freestyle and 4th in the 800m freestyle.

Congratulations also to the following students who were selected for the HB Surf Life Saving team which competed …

Outstanding in Athletics
February 22, 2016

Outstanding in Athletics

At the recent National Athletics Championships, Napier Girl’s High School were represented by 12 athletes. They all excelled and between them gained 15 medals.

 

Outstanding athlete was Briana Stephenson who won the Senior Girls Long Jump with a leap …

Cricket Accomplishments
February 22, 2016

Cricket Accomplishments

Cricket over the holiday period

Congratulations to the following Napier Girls’ High students who were involved in a number of representative teams and competitions over the summer break:

Margot Scoular: HB Under 15, HB Secondary School, HB Women, Central Districts …

Basketball Success
February 22, 2016

Basketball Success

Congratulations to Janaya Preece who has been selected for the U14 Koru Basketball Team.

Congratulations to Rosalia Samia who has been selected for the NZ U16 Basketball Team playing in Australia later this year.…

February 22, 2016

World Rafting Championships

Congratulations to Mrs Nuku who attended the World Rafting Championships in Jakarta in November 2015.  She won three Silver medals and two Gold medals.…

February 22, 2016

Duke of Edinburgh

Congratulations to the following students who have achieved Duke of Edinburgh awards:

Bronze

Jessie Dunn

Charlie Hoggard

Hazel Mannering

Erin Basher

Ella Kilbride

Emily Spackman

Jess Dean

Jessica Chrystal

Olivia Cooper

Sage Harding

Ellen Mitchell

Silver

Maddie Mason

Eleanor Dickson…

February 22, 2016

Cross Country Stars

Congratulations to Frances Rainbow who has been selected for the HB U14 Cross Country relay team and will be competing in Dunedin.

Congratulations to Ashleigh Poi who came 3rd in the U17 Iron Māori, and Brianna Lee who won …

Superstar Athletes
February 15, 2016

Superstar Athletes

Athletics

Congratulations to Brianna Stephenson who jumped 1.69m in the High Jump at Nationals, and has jumped 6.06m since then.

At the recent National Athletics Championships, Napier Girls High School were represented by 12 athletes.

They all excelled and between …

Cricket
January 25, 2016

Cricket

Cricket results over the holiday period

Congratulations to the following Napier Girls’ High students were involved in a number of representative teams and competitions over the summer break:

Margot Scoular: HB Under 15, HB Secondary School, HB Women, Central Districts …

1st XI Hockey – National Tournament Tauranga
December 16, 2015

1st XI Hockey – National Tournament Tauranga

In pool play on the Monday and Tuesday of tournament week the team knocked out two seeded teams. This meant that we were promoted for the first time since 2008 into the Tier 1 competition – The Federation Cup. After …

1st XI Hockey – Winners
December 16, 2015

1st XI Hockey – Winners

1st XI Hockey – Winners again of the Premier Girls’ Grade

The final against Iona proved to be a game that the girls will probably never forget. At the end of regular play the score was 0-0. This meant …

The NZ National Chef Salon in Auckland
September 2, 2015

The NZ National Chef Salon in Auckland

The following girls went up against other High Schools in The NZ National Chef Salon in Auckland on Friday 31st July.

The students had competed at regional level in May and were eligible to enter nationals to compete against other …

Napier Girls’ High School Wins Premier Netball 2015 Competition
August 19, 2015

Napier Girls’ High School Wins Premier Netball 2015 Competition

As published in the HB Today, 19 August 2015

Napier Girls’ High School won Hawke’s Bay’s premier secondary schools netball title with an unbeaten run for the third consecutive year last night.

The Briar Chalmers-coached side shook off a nervous …

Orchestra trip to Sydney 2015
August 17, 2015

Orchestra trip to Sydney 2015

In the last week of term three 31 students from our school orchestra had an experience they will remember forever when they participated in the 2015 Australian International Music Festival in Sydney.

The festival was attended by 27 mostly youth-age …

USA Geography Trip 2015
August 17, 2015

USA Geography Trip 2015

In the July school holidays an intrepid group of eighteen Year 12 and 13 Geography students set out on a 12 day adventure to the United States of America.
The purpose of the trip was to experience large urban settlements …

Outstanding results in NZQA Scholarship 2014
August 14, 2015

Outstanding results in NZQA Scholarship 2014

Napier Girls’ High School students performed exceptionally well in 2014 with 27 students gaining 39 scholarships.  This is the highest number of scholarships gained by a Decile 6 school in New Zealand.  19.4% of Year 13 students gained a Scholarship …

Colgate University Basketball Team USA visit
August 14, 2015

Colgate University Basketball Team USA visit

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On 11 August our special visitors at Assembly were the Colgate University Basketball team, including former Deputy Head Prefect and Tall Fern, Josie Stockill. The Colgate team aims to visit each of the players’ hometown during their time at the …

August 14, 2015

Outstanding NCEA Results again in 2014

Napier Girls’ High School students again excelled in NCEA with pass rates over 90% at Levels 1, 2 and 3.

These results are among the best in the country and reflect the high expectations and excellent relationships between teachers and …

Regional Barbershop Competition
August 14, 2015

Regional Barbershop Competition

Napier Girls’ High School’s Barbershop Chorus, Hilltop Harmony, and Quartet Chanteuse have been practising weekly since term one for the annual Young Singers in Harmony competition, a regional event that was held at our school on Saturday, August 8th.

Barbershop …

August 11, 2015

Achievers Assembly August 2015

45 current individuals and 4 teams were celebrated for gaining top 3 placings nationally or representing at international level.

New Zealand Representatives and Top Scholars attending Napier Girls’ High School

Ruby Adsett (in absentia) Won 2 Gold and 3 Silver
Top Scholar Award
May 6, 2015

Top Scholar Award

New Zealand scholarship examinations assess students against challenging standards and are demanding for the most able students.

NZQA celebrated the success of the highest-achieving New Zealand Scholarship students at the annual Top Scholar Awards Ceremony hosted at Parliament by Education …