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  • School tramping misery reaps riches

    11 July 2013

    It was a miserable tramp through native bush that sparked a light deep inside St Paul’s Collegiate old boy James Fitzgerald. It turned him into the managing director of a thriving eco-tourism business, and it set him on a mission to bring the long-lost dawn chorus back to 500 hectares of virgin forest in the Mamaku Range, between Rotorua… Read more

    School tramping misery reaps riches
  • Kiwi artist Gary Schofield depicts military memories

    3 March 2013

    Gary Schofield, Old Collegian of St Paul’s, is more famous in the United States than in NZ. He is a well known military artist, who through his paintings, has captured significant moments in US history. See his story on 3 News. Read more

    Kiwi artist Gary Schofield depicts military memories
  • Old Collegian Chris Wood on loan to Bristol City

    13 January 2012

    Bristol City have signed All Whites striker Chris Wood on a loan deal from West Bromwich Albion until the end of the English football season. The 20-year-old Aucklander recently returned from a successful loan spell with another Championship second tier club, Birmingham City, where he became the club’s top scorer with 10 goals in 28… Read more

    Old Collegian Chris Wood on loan to Bristol City
  • Old Collegian wins National Bank Young Farmer of the Year

    4 July 2011

    Will Grayling is the 2011 Young Farmer of the Year. Twenty five year old Will from the Pendarves Club was representing the Aorangi Region. He’s a manager on a 1600 cow dairy farm in Ashburton and is due to marry Kim in December this year. He has a Masters of Applied Science from Lincoln University and was a first time Contestant at Grand… Read more

    Old Collegian wins National Bank Young Farmer of the Year
  • Student wins prestigious Robertson Scholarship

    25 March 2010

    Robertson Scholars bound for the United States. Three talented young Kiwis have gained scholarships to renowned American universities funded by New York philanthropist Julian Robertson and his wife Josie. The Robertson Scholars from New Zealand for 2010 are John Scott-Jones from Ohope, who attended St Paul’s Collegiate School in Hamilton… Read more

    Student wins prestigious Robertson Scholarship
  • Guy Schwikkard presents rugby jersey to St Paul’s

    8 February 2010

    Old Collegian Guy Schwikkard visited was guest speaker at School assembly on Monday 9 February to present his New Zealand Universities' Team rugby jersey to the School. Guy was Head Boy at St Paul’s in 2008 and a member of School House for the five years he was at school. Since graduating he has been attending the University of Otago… Read more

    Guy Schwikkard presents rugby jersey to St Paul’s
  • Sargood House students honour Foundation Collegian

    8 February 2010

    Foundation pupil and Old Collegian, Geoffrey Howard Mortimore Blackett, died suddenly in Taupo on 3 February 2010. A service to celebrate his life was held in the Chapel of Christ the King, St Paul’s Collegiate School, on 9 February 2010. Geoff attended St Paul’s as a boarder in Sargood House from 1959 – 1961. Geoff went on to become a… Read more

    Sargood House students honour Foundation Collegian
  • Notable Old Collegian Gary Schofield back in the classroom

    8 February 2010

    Gary Schofield, Old Collegian of St Paul’s was back in the classroom this week to deliver a History lesson on War and Peace, to the current students of St Paul’s. Back on a visit to New Zealand from stateside Gary captivated the students with a romp back into the the recent and distant past. He covered a broad sweep of history from Stone… Read more

    Notable Old Collegian Gary Schofield back in the classroom
  • Old Collegians versus St Paul’s 1st XI

    7 February 2010

    St Paul’s won the toss and elected to bat. Josh Lenssen 103 and Scott Joblin 39 put on 78 for the first wicket and Josh and Sam Thomson 14 put on 76 for the third wicket. St Paul’s scored 271 runs in 45 overs for 8 wickets against a strong Old Collegians lineup consisting of a number of Premier A players. Josh Lenssen scored his maiden… Read more

    Old Collegians versus St Paul’s 1st XI
  • St Paul’s Old Collegian Ben Griffin at Winter Olympics

    31 January 2010

    St Paul's Old Collegians Ben Griffin likens skiing to flying and is aiming for a top 10 performance at Vancouver. He first competed for New Zealand in 2001 and is the current NZ Super-G and GS Champion. For Ben, representing New Zealand at the Olympic Games is the highest sporting honour and will give him the opportunity to inspire others… Read more

    St Paul’s Old Collegian Ben Griffin at Winter Olympics
  • St Paul’s Old Collegian Simon Upton appointed to OECD’s Environment Directorate

    19 January 2010

    The Rt Hon Simon Upton has been appointed Director of the OECD’s Environment Directorate in Paris. As Director, Mr Upton will steer the OECD’s work on environment policy and enhance its strategic impact at global, regional and national levels. The Directorate is responsible for country reviews, analysis of environmental policies and… Read more

    St Paul’s Old Collegian Simon Upton appointed to OECD’s Environment Directorate
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