Entries by Lainie

Exchange student scores final goal

After learning English for 10 years, German exchange student Inka Hoehne was given the opportunity to experience life and sport in a different country for a year.  The choice to live in New Zealand for a year was ultimately up to Inka, with input from her little brother, who agreed on her chosen destination across […]

Nayland finally free from the 80’s

Along with many new upgrades at Nayland College, the early 2016 re-paint has been one of the most significant and controversial. “Nayland College is an exciting, innovative place. We have to have a few more exciting colours,” property manager Margaret Le Nedelec said. She has been working alongside principal Daniel Wilson to achieve a modern […]

Perseverance is the key to success

With an Excellence endorsement for Level 2 at the end of Year 11, Andre Castaing may have the opportunity to attend university at the end of 2016, earlier than most students his age. The high achieving Year 12 student said that the key to his success is about enjoying learning and being enthusiastic about it […]

Back into sport and leadership

Selected three years ago for the New Zealand Elite Touch Academy, a back injury prevented Taylah Kirker from attending. Now she is back into sport, as well as being one of 2016’s Student Leaders. A committed sports player, Taylah spends her free time involved in touch, netball and basketball. “I was always quite a tomboy […]