Term 2 News

Winter sports codes are in full swing now! If you are looking for results, we try to upload these on the sports Facebook Page as we receive them. You can also follow the sports Instagram page as well, here you will see short videos of the games and results. The name of both pages is Kaipara Sports. 

New feature to our news section!!. Each week we will get some short blurbs, photo's or videos of our teams. These will give you a little insight to the teams, not only with how they are going but also who they are as a team. Watch this space!

Recent News 

Netball Gold Coast Tour

Congratulations to our girls who represented Kaipara College over in the Gold Coast, Australia. The girls went over during the school holidays and had an experience of a lifetime! They had some stiff competition over there but coach Mako Wilson, said she was very proud and pleased with how they played. Their final placing was 3rd in the U18 age group! Well done girls, what an awesome achievement.

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Moto X

During the school holidays some of our Moto X boys and girls attended the Motorcycle Trail Ride competition in Maramarua. Well done to all those who competed. Some of the results back are below.

Josh Uluinayau came 5th in his division

Alex Langdon came 4th in his division

Ezra Brydon came 6th in his division.

Well done boys and to everyone else who competed!

Swimming

Congratulations to Jaidyn Paul! Jaidyn recently competed in the NZ Division ll meet in Dunedin. He broke all his PB's in his heats and the finals and won two Bronze Medals. Has qualified to attend the NZ Age Group Meet next month in Wellington (he will be swimming amongst our country's top swimmers, including those who are heading to the 2020 Olympics, it will be a huge experience). He has also qualified to attend the NZ Short Course meet being held in October ( again swimming with the country's top swimmers) and he has qualified for more events at the NZ Secondary School Meet in Hamilton in September.

During the school holidays Jaidyn attended the NZ Age Group Swim meet. It was huge meet with over 600 swimmers aged between 13 and 18. To qualify for this event you need to swim a pretty quick race. Nerves got the better of Jaidyn and didn't swim to his best ability, however this hasn't deterred him and he knows what he wants to work on. His final ranking was 24th in NZ for 15 year old boys in the 50m back and 25th in NZ for 15 year old boys in the 200m back.

Well done Jaidyn! We wish you all the best for Wellington.

Softball

Shout out to Eli Heta!

Eli has made the training squad for the NZ Softball Developing Sox U15 Boys Squad who will meet in Wellington this weekend. 17 players from 36 will be selected to play in Brisbane in July from this camp. Eli is only 1 of 2 players selected from North Harbour for the squad.

Congratulations Eli and good luck!

Rounding Up Term 1 Sports

Wow what a busy Term 1 we have had! This term we have produced some amazing acheivements, with new events, school records being broken to winning national titles.

Athletics

To start the term off with a hiss and a roar was the introduction of a full school Athletics day. This was incorporated with the new House system. What an awesome day it was too! Students who attended were encouraged to wear their House colours, which was fully embraced by the students. The day was split into two events, the Heptathlon (which was compulsory for all students in certain PE classes and then open to anyone who wanted to enter a more competitive competition), alongside this we ran a non-competitive athletics day. Well done to all those who gave everything a go, it was so encouraging to see! The day was finished off with a Teacher vs Student relays, tug of war and a 'Chant off'. The overall event winning House was McKenzie house!

Congratulations to the following students who are our Heptathlon Champions for 2019. 

Senior Boys

1st Jordan Cowper, 2nd Max Teuruaa, 3rd Joshua Andrew

Senior Girls

1st Molly Oliver-Chambers, 2nd Danielle Binks, 3rd Sarah Davison

Intermediate Boys

1st Jacob Smith, 2nd Oscar Oliver-Chambers, 3rd Theo Smales

Intermediate Girls

1st Angelina Zickert, 2nd Brooke Ross, 3rd Jessi Wells

Junior Boys

1st Andre England, 2nd Xavier Samson, 3rd Peter Horvath

Junior Girls

1st Daisy Oliver-Chambers, 2nd Stella Anderson, 3rd Lillie Reid-Evans

 

From here students were selected to compete in the North Harbour Champs. 

We had 22 students compete at the North Harbour athletic competition held at the Millennium Institute.

We had 2 outstanding performances. Stella Anderson broke our school high jump record for junior girls, which she set during the heptathlon, by clearing 1.55m and came 1st at North Harbour. Angelina Zickert broke the intermediate girls 100m record set in 1990 by running her heat in 12.91 seconds. She also won the final.

Here are our top results:
Juniors:
Stella Anderson 1st in high jump, 2nd in triple jump
Daisy Oliver-Chambers 1st in 300m, 4th in 100m
Lillie Reid-Evans 3rd in long jump
Jenna Evans 6th in long jump
Troy Shaw 7th in discus, 7th in high jump

Intermediates:
Angelina Zickert 1st in 100m, 1st in long jump, 3rd in 200m
Brooke Ross 3rd in high jump, 5th in 400m, 6th in javelin
Molly Low 3rd in long jump
Tia Anderson 5th in shot put
Oscar Oliver-Chambers 5th in 800m
Jay-Jay Clarke 6th in 100m, 8th in long jump

Seniors:
Trae Oxborough 1st in high jump
Max Teuruaa 2nd in long jump, 4th in discus, 5th in javelin
Molly Oliver-Chambers 2nd in 400m, 7th in 100m
Karl Ruzich 3rd in shot put, 6th in javelin
Kendrah Smith 4th in javelin, 6th in shot put

After North Harbour, we had the Auckland Champs. Congratulations to the following students who placed.

Max 2nd long jump
Stella 2nd high jump 
Daisy 3rd 300m hurdles
Angelina 3rd in 80m hurdles

And finally, Daisy Oliver-Chambers, Jay-Jay Clarke, Angelina Zickert and Max Teuruaa were selected to represent the school and North Harbour at the North Island Secondary School Athletics Champs in Tauranga. These were their results.

Daisy Oliver Chambers: 
4th in U16 300m Hurdles & set a school record.
8th in Junior 300m race and broke the school record.

Stella Anderson:
9th in triple jump
10th in high jump

Angelina Zickert:
competed well in the 100m & 80m hurdles but unfortunately didn't make finals

Jay-Jay Clarke:
7th in 100m
14th in Long Jump

Max Teuruaa
7th in Javelin
9th in Long Jump

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DRAGON BOATING

This year we decided to enter our Waka Ama nationals crew into the Auckland Secondary Schools Dragon Boating competition. Kaipara has not had a team in for some time, but for those who don't know our history around Dragon Boating......well we are pretty awesome! and we still are! 

Congratulations to our team who took out the whole competition! None of our paddlers had ever raced in a Dragon Boat before, but you would not have known! Well done team!

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WAKA AMA

During the week of 25th-29th March we competed in the New Zealand Secondary Schools Waka Ama Championships. This year we competed in the W12 J19 and J16 mixed 250m race, W6 J19 and J16 boys & girls 250m and 500m races. All teams put in the most amazing efforts!

After day 1 we had a silver medal, won by our J19 mixed team in the W12 250m race. Congratulations to Molly Oliver-Chambers, Jamie Allen, Kendrah Smith, Kayla Walker, Abby Rose, Neve McKenzie, Gwyllym Leslie, Jordan Cowper, Angus O'Sullivan, Jordan Cowper, Jake Neville and Kayden Unkovich!

At the end of day 2 we had all 4 teams through to the semis 

Day 3 all 4 teams advanced to the finals with our;

J16 competing in the 500m final

J16 Girls in the 500m final

J19 Boys in the 500m & 250m final 

J19 Girls in the 250m final

Friday was finals day! Congratulations to every team who competed! You should all be super proud of yourselves for what you had achieved over the week! A extra big congratulations to our U19 boys who a national title holders! Placing 1st in the W6 250m Champ Final!

U19 Boys Wka

Finally to round off the Waka Ama summer season, we entered a team in the Great Waka Ama Race. This is usually for Auckland Universtity teams, of which there were 11 that we were up against. 

The race consisted of a team of 6, paddling 5km from Takapuna beach to Rangitoto Island, 4 out of the 6 had to then run 8km in total up and down Rangitoto and then all 6 paddle the 5km trip back to Takapuna. Our team slogged it out and all their efforts paid off as they placed 1st! Congratulations to Gwyllym Leslie, Abby Rose, Molly Oliver-Chambers, Jordan Cowper, Jamie Allen and Oscar Oliver-Chambers, spectacular results guys.

 

NETBALL

Congratulations to Danielle Binks who has achieved an amazing goal this term. Danielle has been selected to play for the Beko Northern Marvels Netball Team who are the curtain raiser to the Northern Mystics. What a fantastic acheivement! Watch this space people!!

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CANADA RUGBY EXCHANGE

We were contacted about hosting students from Salmon Arm Secondary school in Canada, for a rugby exchange. They brought over both their boys and girls 1st XV to compete against us and several other schools around the North Island. This event was a nostalgic event for a few as Salmon Arm Secondary school was one of the schools that Innes Kerr-Taylor took our 1st XV over to back in 2001. During their stay we played a fun game against them finished with a get together and prizegiving at the Parakai Pools. Thank you to all the families who hosted this team, we are very grateful!

 

PRE-SEASON SPORTS EXCHANGE @ WAITAKERE COLLEGE

This year we were given the opportunity for a pre-season sports exchange with Waitakere College. We sent our 1st XV, both the girls and boys 1st XI Football teams, Senior One Netball and 9/1 Netball, Junior and U19 Basketball teams to play. It was an excellent and fun day had by all and we would like to take this opportunity to thank the amazing sports department at Waitakere College for organsing this, as well as a big thank your to the whole school for hosting us.

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MOTO X

Congratulations to Logan Miller for coming 5th in round 1 out of 4, in his 125cc class at the Northlan Motor Cross champs! Also well done to Josh Uluinayau, Ezra and Aria Brydone competed in the Tauranga Motorcycle club challenge. Josh placed 18th overall, Ezra 28th and Aria placed 7th in the girls class.

 

 

That's a wrap for term 1! Thank you to all our parent supporters who have been there at all the above events, who have also helped with transport and organising, we couldn't do it without you!

To all our students, thank you for all your hard work and have a safe and relaxing break! We will see you next term, ready to start the winter sports season!

From the Kaipara College Sports Department!

 

 

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Touch Trials

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Rugby News

Congratulations to Ben Clarke, Jordan Cowper and Ethan Scott for making the North Harbour U16 Rugby Reps team. Well done boys!

 

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Girls Rugby

Ex Kaipara College students, Sativa Tarau-Peehikuru and Malia Hemehema, making their mark in the girls rugby world

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