Waka Ama World Championship invitation
Kaipara College maintained it’s fine form at the recent Waka Ama Auckland Secondary School Championships. The Girls U19 and Boys U16 gained podium finishes at the Orakei basin event in mid January, gaining an invite to the World Championships being held on the Sunshine Coast in May. Congratulations to all involved on this fantastic achievement.
Over the summer holidays a number of Kaipara College students were selected for North Harbour provincial and Waikato touch rugby regional teams. Good luck at the upcoming tournaments.
Caitlyn Cox * Merenia Paraone * Rina Paraone * Te Ra Paraone
Jamie Beale * James Freshwater * Luke Brewer * Hailey Beale
Jordan Cowper * Rhys Koop-Watere * Carlos Phillipps
Carissa Mansell-Sawyers has gained selection to the Auckland Regional Open Women’s Waka Ama, extending the list of honours that this family has achieved in Waka Ama.
College Swimming Sports
The annual Swimming Sports showcased the talent that exists within the school.The School Swimming Champions are:
Junior Girls – Sarah Davison
Junior Boys – Carlos Phillipps – 4 records broken
Intermediate Girls – Rosie Smith
Intermediate Boys – James Freshwater
Senior Girls – Paris Bagosi
Senior Boys – Nick Protheroe