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Our Lady of Kāpiti School opens in Paraparaumu

Our Lady of Kāpiti School, formerly St Patrick's, opened this year at a new location in Paraparaumu. The construction of Our Lady of Kāpiti School, a Catholic integrated primary school, was completed in time for the start of the 2017 school year. The transition from St Patrick's followed the merger of the Paraparaumu and Waikanae [...]

Our Lady of Kāpiti School opens in Paraparaumu 2017-06-20T17:14:52+00:00

How Big is my World?

From time to time we all get frustrated by somebody’s rather narrow view of the world on a particular issue.  Talkback radio and inane conversations are often situations where strident pronouncements occur. Despite the knowledge and skills we each have, there is always the danger that what we believe to be the case about something [...]

How Big is my World? 2017-08-22T15:15:24+00:00

Christchurch February 2011 Earthquake

March 2011 To Proprietors, Interested Parties, Principals, Staff and Trustees of New Zealand Integrated Schools The February 22nd Christchurch earthquake has been the focus of the nation this past month as recovery efforts have tangibly borne wonderful transformations in the Christchurch area. Unfortunately, the tragedy in Japan has made us all realize, even more, how [...]

Christchurch February 2011 Earthquake 2017-08-11T15:13:46+00:00

Four Scholarships Awarded To Catholic School Principals

30 November 2010 Latest professional development and research scholarships will benefit the Catholic educational community Dennis Fahey, Marcellin College, Auckland, Craig McKernan, St Francis Xavier School, Whangarei, Karl Zimmerman, St Anne’s School, Wanganui, and Margaret Coleman, Our Lady Star of the Sea School, Sumner, are the latest Catholic school Principals to receive Catholic leadership scholarships, [...]

Four Scholarships Awarded To Catholic School Principals 2017-08-11T15:14:54+00:00

Mary MacKillop a Saint for Australia and New Zealand

15 October 2010 On 17th October Mary MacKillop, Mother Mary of the Cross, co-foundress of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart, will become a Saint of the Church, when she is canonised in Rome. Mary MacKillop was born in Melbourne in 1842, and as a member of a large and poor family [...]

Mary MacKillop a Saint for Australia and New Zealand 2017-08-11T15:18:08+00:00

Canterbury Earthquake and Integrated Schools

8 September 2010 Proprietors of Integrated Schools Principals and Staff of Integrated Schools Interested Parties Dear Colleagues, Greetings. This is a brief update on the state of our Integrated schools in the Canterbury region. Overall, our schools have escaped major damage as a result of the earthquake. Several have significant damage and one will not [...]

Canterbury Earthquake and Integrated Schools 2017-08-11T15:29:39+00:00

Canterbury Earthquake

7 September 2010 Principals, Staff and Trustees Proprietor of Catholic Schools Dear Colleagues, Greetings! On behalf of the Directors of the New Zealand Catholic Education Office and the staff of NZCEO, I offer you empathy and active support in what is a significant challenge for many of you. The shock of the earthquake and the [...]

Canterbury Earthquake 2017-08-11T15:31:27+00:00

Catholic Schools Day, May 19th, 2010

18 May 2010 The 240 Catholic schools throughout the country will celebrate Catholic Schools’ Day on May 19th. The occasion is one where each school actively acknowledges its connection with the Catholic national system of schools comprising 66,000 students. The theme of the day is, “Be the Change”. This is a rallying call challenging each [...]

Catholic Schools Day, May 19th, 2010 2017-07-27T12:34:07+00:00

Leadership Of The Secondary Principals Association Of New Zealand

2 March 2010 It has just been announced that Patrick Walsh, Principal of John Paul College, Rotorua, has been elected as the new President of the Secondary Principals Association of New Zealand. His Deputy is Paul Daley, the principal of Sancta Maria College, Botany, Auckland. This is an historic occasion to have the leadership of [...]

Leadership Of The Secondary Principals Association Of New Zealand 2017-07-27T12:05:16+00:00
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