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Term 2 Newsletter from Garth Wynne

28 Apr 2017

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House Music choirs delight their audience

06 Apr 2017

The annual House Music festival is a keenly contested event, with most Houses putting entries in the three separate sections.

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Success in summer sports

04 Apr 2017

Summer Tournament Week marked the end of a very successful summer sports season, with College sportsmen travelling to destinations across the country to represent the school in various sporting codes.

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They did us proud

04 Apr 2017

A talented group of College thespians performed a fantastic, fun-filled scene from Twelfth Night at the 2017 Otago University Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival, held at Villa Maria College on Saturday 1 April.

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Parry and thrust

04 Apr 2017

Fencing – the art and sport of fighting with swords – is as much about mental strength as it is about physical ability.

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A taste of Christchurch culture

04 Apr 2017

On Tuesday 28 March, Christ's College international students attended an international student welcome event, organised by Christchurch Educated, at Christchurch Art Gallery.

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His work here is done

03 Apr 2017

After 21 years, Bursar and Board Secretary Colin Sweetman has decided his work at College is done and it is time to retire.

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Polished performance, resounding success

03 Apr 2017

With up to 120 musicians together on stage, the performance by a combined orchestra – composed of students from Christ’s College, St Margaret’s College and Rangi Ruru Girls’ School –...

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Set to make a difference

27 Mar 2017

Old Boy Hamish Thomas has been awarded a prestigious Girdlers’ Scholarship for undergraduate study at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University.

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A game of two halves

21 Mar 2017

The annual 1st XI cricket fixture against Wanganui Collegiate was played at the Christ’s College Cricket Ground in Hagley Park on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 March.

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Put through their paces

21 Mar 2017

Three College athletes – Year 13 student Harry Hartstone and Year 12 students Sam King and Cody House – were selected for the Canterbury athletics team that competed at the...

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Exploring their world

21 Mar 2017

Geography is all about the world in which we live – and one of the best ways to understand it is to get out there and study its landscapes, people,...

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A new way of thinking

15 Mar 2017

Inspiring presenters and engaged participants were key to the success of the inaugural Positive Education New Zealand conference, held at Christ’s College, on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 March.

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Art in practice

15 Mar 2017

Faith, family, art and education are inextricable facets of Darryn George’s life, providing endless inspiration for his work.

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Taking a chance on fun

15 Mar 2017

The boarding programme provides a range of activities to keep the boys occupied in their downtime.

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Fighting fit physicists

15 Mar 2017

Scientific investigations take time. Since the beginning of the year, the top Year 12 physics students have been investigating problems chosen for the New Zealand Young Physicists’ Tournament (YPT).

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Something to talk about

07 Mar 2017

The premier College debating team won the prestigious Russell McVeagh Canterbury Schools’ Debating Championship in an intensive two-day tournament, held at the University of Canterbury on Saturday 4 and Sunday...

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A show to treasure

07 Mar 2017

A rip-roaring tale of adventure and survival sprang to vivid life in the junior drama production of classic pirate story Treasure Island.

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Biology in the field

07 Mar 2017

The problem for many science students is that what they learn in school simply does not seem applicable in the real world.

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Exchanges enrich lives

07 Mar 2017

It is an amazing world out there – and going on an exchange opens up many opportunities to benefit from the experience of time spent living and learning, immersed in...

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Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent

01 Mar 2017

An Ash Wednesday Chapel service today marked the beginning of Lent. The service concluded with many boys and staff receiving the traditional cross of ash on their foreheads.

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Sit to the oar!

01 Mar 2017

In the Battle of Salamis (480BC) a small Greek fleet outmanoeuvred the much larger Persian navy to win a decisive victory.

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On board with Spirit

01 Mar 2017

A voyage on the Spirit of New Zealand will take you out of your comfort zone and deliver a life-changing experience, says Year 13 student Harry Hartstone.

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A fantastic athletics spectacle

28 Feb 2017

Perfect weather and a very positive atmosphere made for a memorable Athletics Day on Friday 24 February.

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Routine, Thursday 26 January - Tuesday 7 February 2017

08 Dec 2016

Dayboy Year 9 orientation activities, as arranged by Housemasters, take place in the week before term starts

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Year 9 boys take second placing in Fair Go Kids’ Ads Award 2016

29 Nov 2016

Three Year 9 boys, Ethan Manera, Fergus Laing and Harrison Lund, won an award for coming second in a competition which featured in an hour-long Fair Go programme last night.

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An invitation to David Attenborough

29 Nov 2016

A group of keen biology students persuaded Mr Graeme Swanson to send a letter inviting highly respected environmentalist David Attenborough to chat with them via Skype.

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Year 9 and 10 speech competition

19 Nov 2016

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