Category Archives: Sports

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Waka ama

WEHE trust provided an opportunity for our students to participate in Waka ama.  Earlier this term a communication was sent out to students asking for registration of interest for Waka ama.  An overwhelming response was received from across many ethnic … Continue reading

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Tennis Junior Boys

Usually Paddy Wells, Finance Manager would be busy crunching numbers in his office. However, on a Tuesday for 1 hour he would head over to the tennis courts to coach 5 junior players on a Tuesday and 14 seniors on … Continue reading

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Mixed Hockey Tournament at Ngatea 2011 2011, the year of the All Backs. Reach for the Rugby World Cup and the year Naenae College reaches the North Island Mixed Hockey Tournament. A group of 8 boys and 8 girls from our … Continue reading

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Coach of the Month – Phil Roache

Congratulations to Phil coach of the U15 Rugby Team and Junior Rugby League Team on receiving this award. Sport Wellington received an excellent number of entries, all of whom have outstanding qualities in coaching. Phil’s citation includes his coaching experience … Continue reading

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Thank you to the volunteers

Thank you to each and every one of our Volunteers that have made it possible for students to participate in Sport. Your time and energy is much appreciated! Athletics – Shaka Sola Basketball – Mr Stewart, Peter Simms, Mr Henderson, Kale Noanoa, … Continue reading

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Our Junior girls team competed in the CSW Regional Volleyball Competition held in term 4.  They went through to the quarter finals unbeaten having won to Sacred Heart 3-nil;  Otaki 3-nil and played Wellington East winning 3-nil for a semi-final … Continue reading

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Great day for the Annual event at Scorching Bay.  The final placing – Anna Forster 5th U19; James Forster 7th Tom Basire 8th U16; Girls team of Emily, Rachael, & Jessica entered in the U19 Team event and placed 15th; … Continue reading

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Sports Serve

Finding coaches and managers for teams is a constant challenge school sport departments. However this year help came in the form of a project called Sports Serve, run by Ignite Sport. Sports Serve exists to help resource schools and clubs … Continue reading

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A minor sport to most, but not for Layton Ngatai – Winner of the National U18 Darts Competition that was held over three days at the end of July. He was the only member from the Hutt selected in the … Continue reading

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The first game of the season saw us up against Hutt Valley High School. Naenae batted first and were all out for 105 off 30 overs with Jarrod scoring the highest from the bat – 28(92).  Hutt High’s best bowling was … Continue reading

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Senior Boys’ Handball

This year there were enough Hutt Valley teams for us to have our own competition. Games were played each Tuesday night at Taita College for term one. Hai, Sanjay, Keenan and Sean who had played last year were joined in … Continue reading