Letters have gone home today with details about the Year 13 Ball. The Ball will be held here in Whiti Te Ra - Porirua College as our students preferred to have it where they are happy and comfortable. The ticket price has therefore been reduced to $70. A deposit of $35 must be paid by the end of Term 2, and the remaining amount is due in Term 3. We Keep Reading
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Paul Wah's talk will cover the current economic/political situation regarding the China/New Zealand relationship and the need for New Zealanders to learn more about China, its people, its culture and its history ... Keep Reading
Tonight, our speaker will be Justin Hodgkiss who will speak on the opportunities afforded by new materials and nanotechnology, particularly with respect to managing climate impact ... Keep Reading
The vaccine for shingles, an attenuated live virus, is very effective, protection is lifelong and therefore a second vaccination is not required, so, if you are between 65–80 years old, get vaccinated ... Keep Reading
Edition 3 for the year has been sent home with students. Keep a look out for it! Keep Reading
Watch some of our students during a PE class as a reporter addresses the relationship between exercise and injury. Keep Reading
This week Bill McAulay chaired a panel discussion focussed on young people and their opinions. The panellists were all from Porirua College, with which our club has a close association ... Keep Reading
Graduates from the 85th Computers in Homes course in Porirua were presented with their certificates by local principal, Rhys McKinley (Windley School). Rhys encouraged the graduates with their learning and praised them for supporting their children’s or grandchildren's learnng ... Keep Reading
Tonight, Chris will talk to us about Z's strategy of meeting NZ energy and fuel needs and transition to a zero carbon world ... Keep Reading
Our speaker this week was Maisy Bentley, a teenager until last week but with experience far beyond her years. Maisy is well-known to the club, having spoken at the Women’s Suffrage Celebration in 2017. She already has credentials as a relentless activist in the cause of women’s and young people’s rights, through her school a... Keep Reading
Over the past two years, Wellington Anglican Diocesan Centre has kindly donated about a dozen desktops and laptops to e–Learning. This has meant that we have been able to pass them on for a small fee to people like Melida Chavez, a refugee from Columbia ... Keep Reading
Last evening we heard a story from Kim Murray and Rebecca Morahan, two local women who identified a need in Porirua: some mothers, or other family members, need to be coached to help them feed their families properly ... Keep Reading
On 21 February 2019, Joy Allcock presented a short summary of the Shine Literacy Project for the 2018 year together with the full report ... Keep Reading
We heard about the amazing work that Little Sprouts is doing, both locally and nationally, we heard about the Friendship Exchange that's coming up in March and much more ... Keep Reading