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March 25, 2020

Youth Environment Council

Four Year 13 student - Raman Joot Dhillion Kaur, Jyothis Jose, Manraj Kaur and Bernadette Yafar - made a presentation to Hawke's Bay Regional Council as part of the Youth Environment Council, a Regional Council sponsored initiative.Watch their presentation below....

August 16, 2019

International Youth day

Wednesday the 14th of August was international youth day, and to celebrate this day a group of our students ranging from Year 9 to Year 13 (including some of our international student) headed down to Gracelands Rest Home and Village to have a shared lunch with some of the residence, and took time to share their stories with each other of where they were from. They finished the afternoon with lemonade and a game of balloon volleyball. The residents and students had a fantastic time together,...

August 15, 2019

6 Reasons to be a host family

Interaction with diverse cultures is a part of life. When individuals and families open their homes to students, personal development is inevitable. Familiarization with another race, culture and ethnicity expands the mind. It demonstrates how different yet similar we all are....

July 19, 2019

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July 4, 2019

Te Rōpū Manu Huia are going to Nationals!

This year our kapa haka group combined with Hastings Boys’ High School to reform Te Rōpū Manu Huia. Under the skilled guidance of tutors Renata Nepe and Te-Rina Paringatai the group has flourished. From the start the group had ambitious goals and were committed to extensive training sessions including through the holidays.They also had two noho marae stays in preparation for the competition.  The Board funded new costumes for the girls which were put together by a group of dedicated sta...

June 27, 2019

Growing NZ Innovation Challenge

Ten Year 10 students from our school attended the Growing New Zealand Innovation Challenge. There were 9 other school groups attending from around the Hawke's Bay. The day was full of problem solving and innovation where the girls were faced with real world problems in our primary sector.  Our girls did extremely well and came away with three awards including the most valued participant for the whole day.  ...

June 26, 2019

Big Sing 2019

Congratulations to Pasifika Pride and Femina Capella for their amazing performances at the Regional Big Sing Competition 2019. Both choirs impressed with their mastery of languages, range and quality of tone, harmony and musicality.  We are really proud of the hard work and hours these girls and their conductors put in to make the day such a success. The choirs came away with two of the three top awards - one each.  Pasifika Pride - Winner of The Big Sing - New Zealand Choral Federatio...

June 24, 2019

Winners of the Learning Hawke's Bay Video Competition!!

Recently a small group of our international and domestic students, lead by Haruka Takahashi, entered the Learning Hawke's Bay video competition that was opened to all schools in the Hawke's Bay region.On Friday 10th May we then all attended a function where we got to meet the Mayor's of Hastings and the Deputy Mayor of Napier,  meet with other international students and to find out the winner of the competition and WE WON! The video was designed and completed by the students. Congratulation...

May 15, 2019

Outward Bound

I’ve recently had the amazing opportunity of attending the Outward Bound Leadership Course. During my 21 days at Anakiwa I was able to complete tasks that were not only physically demanding, but also mentally challenging. I had such an awesome experience learning and developing different leadership styles and ways to apply them. I was also fortunate enough to meet some incredible people and build lifelong memories and friendships. Being 1 of 2 year 12’s in my watch, I was lucky eno...

May 14, 2019

University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival

On the 8th of April, 2019, a group of 9 girls performed a Shakespeare drama piece at the MTG theatre for the annual University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Regional Festival. The Sheila Winn Festival is a night where schools perform both teacher directed and student directed Shakespeare drama pieces. The language has to stay true to the original play but the pieces can be set anywhere and in any time. Hastings Girls’ entered two pieces in the festival this year. The teacher...

May 14, 2019

Hastings Girls' on the Environment Youth Council

A goal of mine has always been to give back to the community.  I was given the opportunity to go to a course at Outward Bound. Outward bound taught me the importance the youth has to the community. We can give so much back just by making a bit of an effort.  It made me realise that the youth should take responsibility and start to take care of our environment. This encouraged me to be apart of the Hawke's Bay Youth Environment Council. As a member, my goal is to bring awareness about t...

May 14, 2019

Hayley's success at Canoe Polo Oceanias

During the school holidays, Hayley Cameron, our Green House Captain, went to Australia with the New Zealand Under 21 Women’s Canoe Polo Team to compete in the Oceania Champs. The team competed well and came home with a silver medal – beaten by the New Zealand senior women in the final. As a warm-up to Oceanias they also competed in the Australia inter-state competition winning bronze Well done Hayley!...

May 2, 2019

​Colours, love and new beginnings

Colours, love and new beginnings. These are things that we celebrated at the Holi Festival on the 29th of March 2019.  This festival of colours originates from India. It marks the end of winter and welcomes the spring season. It’s a time for everyone to get together and celebrate the start of new friendships.                               &n...

April 29, 2019

Students assist paramedics

St John Ambulance crew responding to a call Wednesday afternoon (17th) would like to acknowledge the outstanding behaviour and actions of Hastings Boys and Hastings Girls High students who provided assistance to an elderly member of the community who suffered a fall and minor injury in Frimley Park. Tineal Pere, Montanna Hocking, Shahntae Ngawhika, Ottylean te-Houkamau, Shayden Pere, Jaydus Hungahunga, Kalib Walsh and Jaevarn Tapine-Ngamatu (sic) witnessed the accident and recognised t...

April 29, 2019

Out and about with our international students

We are delighted to be able to host a number of international students again this year. During their time with us, the girls have an opportunity to explore new and exciting experiences, both within and beyond the classroom. 2019 is off to a great start with our girls experiencing many firsts, whether it be new places, new cultures or discovering the uniqueness of Aotearoa.  We recently explored a couple of our local tour hot spots Arataki Honey and the Haumoana Farm Yard Zoo. The girls were...

April 15, 2019

Good Luck Emma

Congratulations to our very own Emma Jensen for her selection in the Barbarians Rugby Team.Emma is one of our talented PE teachers, who has had an extensive rugby career, starting back at CHB College more than 20 years ago. Some of her career highlights include winning three consecutive Rugby World Cups, as well as being named a Barbarian again, for the second time this year. In her long list of achievements Emma is an 'equal' most capped Black Fern. What an honor! We wish Emma all the best...

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