World Vision

Recently, I was fortunate to be chosen to attend the World Vision Senior Scholarship Summit in Auckland. It was a three-day event, but the things I learned were endless and I gained a lot of knowledge about social issues globally. We spent three immersive days gaining the knowledge to develop our leadership skills and understanding […]

Outdoor Recreation

This term the students’ goal is to roll in a kayak. To build up confidence, we go to the pool for a few weeks to practice this skill. There were three who managed to achieve this on their first session. In the second half of the term we will move on to moving water and […]

Junior Campus Athletics

Congratulations to the age group champions: 10 year old girl Evie Charlton 10 year old boy Bodie Gilmour 11 year old gir Ashlee Clay 11 year old boy Blaze Ridder and Lochey Taylor (joint champions) 12 year old girl Alison Tweedie 12 year old boy Xavier Brown JHC Junior Campus records broken on 27 February […]

Cyclone Gabrielle Collection

Thank you to everyone in our James Hargest community who donated grocery items to send up North. Our donations are going to Te Wainui Marae and Te Karaka near Gisborne. Thank you to Wainui Transport for organising the freight. Between the two campuses we packed 32 cartons full of food and toiletries. We also had […]

House Competions

The Senior Campus House Competition kicked off in Week 3 and ran for two weeks at intervals and lunchtimes. Year 9 Form Classes along with their Peer Support Leaders took part in some frenetic games of Benchball. It was wonderful to see so many form teachers, not only out supporting their classes but also getting […]

Junior Campus Leaders 2023

We’d like to introduce our six leaders of the Junior Campus. Our Kaiarataki are Hunter, Cohen, Allie, Kaydah and our Ambassadors are Abigail and Zion. These students take on various leadership roles such as organising and presenting assemblies, hosting guests and representing our school at official events. We are very proud of these leaders as […]

Introducing our Head Students

Ruby Bath Ruby’s interests include cycling, debating and music. She has two brothers, James and Sean and her favourite subjects are English and Economics. Ruby’s advice for students this year is to “say yes and take every opportunity. Doing this will help you meet like-minded people and discover what you enjoy (or don’t enjoy) doing […]

Junior Prizegiving – for achievements in 2022 – Year 9 and 10

Top Scholar of Year 9 and the Jonathan Tucker Cup From a contribution of aggregate marks in the core subjects, examinations, effort and attitude Annie Tran (pictured top, middle) The Major-General Hackett Cup for Citizenship Presented to a Year 9 or 10 student who has proved herself a good citizen by showing qualities of leadership […]

Welcome to our International Students

A big welcome to our International Students for 2023. Theethanat Joongsakulnirun Year 7 Thailand Pirachat Thakitthitipa Year 7 Thailand Phudit Trirongtong Year 7 Thailand Suniti Wangsukit Year 7 Thailand Kanapoat Aiemsomboonsuk Year 8 Thailand Wanavich Dhiravibulya Year 8 Thailand Supakrit Kaewfacharoen Year 8 Thailand Phavadol Sirichalermkul Year 8 Thailand Kamolphu Sungkhawaetai Year 8 Thailand Nadech […]

Ka Hikitia – The Step Up – a well established tradition at Hargest

On Wednesday 1 February 2023 all students who graduated from the Junior Campus in 2022 gathered together to make the “step up” (Ka Hikitia) to the Senior Campus. This is a school tradition which began in 2008 and marks the next step in our James Hargest College students’ education. Students who were not at the […]