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Kapa Haka

The Hemi Hakena Kapa Haka roopu are hard at work preparing for Te Hautonga: the Otago/Southland Secondary Schools Kapa Haka Competition. They have been practising for many months to create their powerful, spectacular performance programme.  The competiti
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Smokefree Rockquest and Tangata Beats Southland Regional Finals

A massive congratulations to the 2 bands and 5 solo/duo acts who competed in the Smokefree Rockquest and Tangata Beats Southland Regional Finals at the Civic Theatre last night. EVERY one of the JHC acts took out an award which is a phenomenal effort
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Bullying Free NZ week

Monday 17 May - Friday 21 May was Bullying Free NZ week. The whakatauki of the week was “He Kōtuinga mahi iti, he hua pai-ā rau, Small ripples create big waves.” At James Hargest College we used the opportunity to talk to our rangatahi about the ins
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Showquest

On 21st of May at the Civic Theatre, 51 Senior Campus students represented Hargest at the Southland ShowQuest Regional Festival. ShowQuest is a nationwide performing arts competition that evolved once Stage Challenge ended.  It is a celebration of dance
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Ngā Manu Kōrero Speech Competitions 2021

Emma McNaught has been selected as the James Hargest College representative for Ngā Manu Kōrero 2021.  Ngā Manu Kōrero is regarded as the most significant event on the Māori education calendar for nurturing the oratory skills and providing the stage
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Commerce Top Scholars

Every year the Southland branch of NZCETA (The Commerce and Economics Teachers Association) presents awards to the top achieving students in Southland based on their NCEA results. The awards are sponsored by accountancy firm Findex and the students receiv
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Basketball

Congratulations to Cam Archer who has been signed by the SIT Zero Fees Southland Sharks as a development player for 2021. Being part of the team means Cam is balancing his studies with training and games. He currently trains with the team two to four time
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International Sports Day

One of the highlights of our year is the annual International Student Secondary School Sports Day. This year, around 200 students from schools around the region participated in sports such as squash, badminton, volleyball, basketball, pickleball and futsa
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Outdoor Rec Term 1

Term one was all about Kayaking. Our journey began at the pool where students began getting used to the initially daunting task of flipping upside down underwater. Once conquering those fears, we headed out to the Oreti River, focussing on making moves wh
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Dance

Anna Morris deserves to be congratulated for her outstanding achievements in Dance lately. She has won the supreme award of Senior Ballet Champion at both the Mosgiel Ballet Society Competiton and the Southern Lights Dance Competition. Anna will also repr
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