Youthmark Awards 2024

JHC is incredibly proud to celebrate our Youthmark Award recipients for 2024. This award is funded by the ILT with the purpose of recognising Southland students who excel. Fifty awards are given out each year and all Southland secondary schools are allocated a number of awards based on their Year 13 roll numbers. This year […]

Te Manu Kōrero Speech Competitions

We are immensely proud to acknowledge the outstanding achievements of the four students who represented our school at the Te Manu Kōrero Competitions last Thursday and Friday. E poho kererū ana mātou ki ēnei tokowhā nei: Trinity Duncan (Junior Māori section) Ariana Bragg (Junior English section) Isimeli Levuimata (Senior Māori section) Kiah McLean (Senior English […]

Matariki Art

Year 8 students Ella Rohan, Akeylah MacGregor, McKenzie Pile, Keeley Templeton, Lily Enoka and Natalie Hitchens painting up UV designs which will be part of a Matariki installation.

Southland Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships

We were delighted to take 30 students from the Senior Campus to this event a few weeks ago – we had so many students participating this year we needed a bus for transport which was awesome! It was a beautiful sunny day in Te Anau, with no wind, which made the conditions perfect for all […]

Junior Campus Cross Country House Competiton

  After watching the weather all week long, the call was made to go ahead with the Junior Campus House Cross Country on the 30th of May. With the chance of a shower in the mix, students were asked to be prepared for the conditions, however, the weather held off and a great day of […]


The victory from the Junior Campus Girls at the Jonty Carran 10s Tournament in 2023 continues to have a positive effect on Girls rugby participation at Senior Campus as the JHC Jr Girls team have strong numbers. The Senior Girls have also kicked off they are in a combined metro team. The Boys have a […]

Southland/Otago Road Cycling Champs

Southland/Otago Road Champs provided spectacular conditions for racing. James Hargest had 10 riders competing in individual and team events. Some great times were achieved throughout the day with Emily Forsyth winning the U17 Girls and Hayley Stark and Jordan Berkers not far behind. Up and coming Junior Zach Hibbs raced well in the U15 Boys […]

Top Chemistry Scholar in New Zealand!

We are so proud of Ben Elder who was this week celebrated in the Grand Hall of Parliament. Ben achieved the top score in Scholarship Chemistry across the whole country. While at school, Ben was actively engaged in a range of activities across academia, sports, cultural activities and service endeavours. He made the most of […]

Grip Leadership Conference

Year 8 council members along with our kaiarataki and ambassadors headed to Gore to attend the GRIP Leadership Conference. This was a fantastic, interactive day which provided us with great opportunities to mingle with students from other Southland schools. The conference focused on steps – stepping forward with new ideas, stepping up, stepping in and […]

Southland Hockey Representatives

Congratulations to Ben O’Connor, Caleb Devery, Ryan Smith, Reihana Unahi and Robson McKee who have been selected to represent Southland at the Vantage National U18 Men’s Hockey tournament in July in Napier. The girls who have been selected to represent Southland at the Vantage National U18 Women’s Hockey tournament in July in Christchurch are Emily […]