Category Archives: Editorial

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Principal’s comments

Mr John Russell 2013 has been a year of intense and highly productive activity. In 2012, after three years of significant annual improvement in NCEA results we were still looking to deepen our understanding of how to lift things to … Continue reading

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Board of Trustees’ report

Mr Andy Soper: Board of trustees’ chairman The Board of Trustees represents the wider community, so this is a good opportunity for us to report back to you. We set the direction of the school and keep an eye on … Continue reading

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Thomas bird: Head boy

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Naenae College as head boy. In attendance at the reunion were many of the founding students of Naenae College all the way back from 1953. What … Continue reading

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Alicia Hart: Head Girl

Five years ago I entered into a school having no idea of the incredible journey I was about to begin. I soon learnt that I didn’t enter a school, I entered a family. Naenae College has an amazing atmosphere of … Continue reading

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Staff Farewells

Ms Ariti Ransfield  Ariti came from Mana College to Naenae to become a year 10 Dean and a teacher of Art, Design and Life Skills. Recognition of her people skills and ability to form relationships with students allowed her to … Continue reading