Rangatahi Pānui

Term One, Week 9

Students working from home Week 11

As we look forward to Term 2 and a return to regular timetables and Ākina Groups, we have made the decision to have students learning from home in week 11, between 11 -14 April.  This will then lead into the school holidays, giving students and staff three weeks, of non face-to-face time, and helping to break any developing patterns of infection. If for any reasons, your student is unable to work from home, please contact their House Dean, so that a suitable learning space can be provided for them at school.

Ākina Long Lunch

We are excited to start Term 2, returning to a normal timetable and Ākina Groups, but before we do, we want to go out of Term 1 with a bang!  On Friday 8 April, we will be holding a Long Lunch for our students, with plenty of fun and spot prizes planned.  Students will come dressed in House colours and enjoy music and sports over the lunch break.  We encourage all students who have been at home distance learning, to come and reconnect with you fellow class mates and Ākina group members ahead of their return in Term 2.

Revolution Youth HB

A big thank you to the students from Revolution Youth HB, who very kindly brought in morning tea this week to a very grateful staff.

Queer Straight Alliance (QSA) Group

The QSA is a group for takatāpui, LGBTQIA+, and MVPFAFF+ (Mahu, Vaka sa lewa lewa, Palopa, Fa’afafine, Akava’ine, Fakaleiti, Fakafifine+) students and their allies. All are welcome! If you would like to know more please email Mrs. Beatty at by@hastingsgirls.com

Choir and Hip Hop Dance are back!

Choir is open to anyone who likes to sing. Our first piece that we are preparing is 'You Are The Reason' by Callum Scott. Email Ms. Harding for music and practice recordings. Yay! let's go!

Hip Hop Troupe is still open for squad auditions. Email If you love to lock and pop - bring it.

Please email Ms. Harding (hd@hastingsgirls.com)or Kasharna Edwards (edwkas@hastingsgirls.com) if you are interested or want some more information.

Upcoming sports games and trials

Tuesday 5th April

Wednesday 6th April

  • Senior netball trials #2 at HGHS courts 3pm - 4.30pm
    Senior pre-trial registration link: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/f...
  • Rugby games at Park Island draw will be confirmed closer to the day
  • Senior volleyball at PGA
    HGHS Senior A vs HNHS Senior A @ 7.40pm (Court 1)
    HGHS Senior B vs HSC Girls @ 6.30pm (Court 3)
    Note: there is a limit of 100 spectators only. All spectators must stay in the area provided and leave after the round has finished. All spectators must stay down in the arena's court area. Upstairs at PGA is not available for spectators.

Thursday 7th April

  • Student coach netball session at HGHS gym/courts 3pm - 4.30pm

Sports volunteer expression of interest link:


Note: this coaching session is to help our netball student coaches prepare for the upcoming netball season. Please complete the sports volunteer expression of interest link to put your name forward as a student coach for netball. This coaching session will only go ahead if we have enough people register and confirm their attendance.

Any sports questions or queries please contact our Director of Sport on: sport@hastingsgirls.com


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