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  Success at Pasifika Fusion
 
Congratulations to our Pasifika Group for their success at Pasifika Fusion,which was held at the Regent Theatre on July 7. Students were entered in 4 categories -  Dance, Drama, Choir and Cultural Performance. They did very well in all categories but had the greatest success in the Cultural Performance category where the group were named the Best Cultural Performance.
 
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  • Pasifika Success at Pasifika Fusion

    8 July 2016

    Our Pasifika group represented the school very well at the Pasifika Fusion event in Palmerston North on July the 7th. The group competed in the Dance, Drama, Choir and Cultural Performance categories. The students did well throughout the day and...

  • Tanika Speaks at Manu Korero

    8 July 2016

    Congratulations to Tanika Jeffery who represented Queen Elizabeth College at the regional Manu Korero competitio, held at Linton Army Camp on the 24th of June. She spoke very well and was placed 5th in Junior English category.

  • Congratulations Jahzyar

    10 June 2016

    Well done to Jahzyar Joseph who has been selected to play for the Manawatu Under 15 Basketball team. The team won the Central Zone seeding tournament played over Queens Birthday weekend.

  • 2016 Prefects Announced

    7 March 2016

    Congratulations to Connor De La Mere, Chante Greenwood, Paul Burmeister and Hinehou Ngaronga who were announced as the Prefects for Queen Elizabeth College in 2016. All applicants for the Prefect positions had to present to both the Year 12 and...

  • Head Students for 2016 Announced

    13 December 2015

    The Head Students for 2016 were announced at our Prize-Giving.  Head Boy: Cameron Dalkie Head Girl: Eta Elkington Deputy Head Boy: Ryan Kale Deputy Head Girl: Sabrina Coley      

  • Hope Burmeister named 2015 Dux Litterarum

    13 December 2015

    Congratulations to Hope Burmeister who is the Dux Litterarum for our school this year. Hope will be studying at Massey University from next year majoring in English and Creative Writing. Hope has the goal of being a published writer in the...

  • Students Show Support for Nehe

    30 October 2015

    To recognise Nehe Milner-Skudder's contribution to the All Black World Cup Squad and their upcoming final match playing for the Webb-Ellis Trophy some students and staff wore masks of Nehe. We wish him and the All Blacks all the best.

  • Congratulations to Our Junior Girls' Basketball Team

    4 October 2015

    Well done to our Junior Girls' Basketball Team who won the Year 10 - Year 11 Girls' Division of the Palmerston North Basketball League. Congratulations to the students involved and a big thank you to Mr Maaka, who coached the team.

  • Dance New Zealand Made Success

    10 September 2015

    Congratulations to our Dance NZ team who recently competed in the Regional Competition and have qualified for the National Competition. The National Competition takes place on September 19 and we wish the team all the best for this....

  • New All Black a Former student

    1 September 2015

    Congratulations to Nehe Milner-Skudder who was named in the All Black World Cup Squad on Sunday August 30. Nehe was a student at Queen Elizabeth College from Year 9 and left as a Year 13 in 2008.

  • Pasifika Success

    27 July 2015

    Our Pasifika Group particpated in the Manawatu Pasifika Fusion Festival on Thursday 23 July. The students all represented the school with pride and 3 items were selected to be performed at the public concert in the evening. At the prize giving we...

  • Success at Basic Leaders Course

    5 June 2015

    Congratulations to Cameron Dalkie who was awarded the trophy for the top student at the Basic Leaders Course held earlier in the term. The course was held at Trentham Military Camp.

  • 2015 Prefects

    15 March 2015

    On Thursday March 12, our Prefects for 2015 were announced. The process involved the students making a written application as well as speaking to Year 12 and Year 13 students (who then voted), getting staff feedback as well as a formal...

  • Laptops for Learning Presentation

    9 March 2015

    On Monday 9 March, Queen Elizbaeth College was presented with 10 iPad Airs as part of the Laptops for Learning Initiative. The initiative is a collaboration between Variety (the charity) and the Warehouse. These iPads will but put to good use and...

  • 2014 Dux Litterarum Announced

    18 December 2014

    Congratulations to Davina Wainohu who was announced as the 2014 Dux Litterarum at our recent prize-giving. Davina is heading to Otago University in 2015 to start on a Health Science Degree, with her ultimate goal being to complete a medical...

  • Farewells to Staff

    18 December 2014

    Our school farewelled a number of teachers at the end of the year. Christian Stafford who was teaching English and ESOL from Term Three. Ali Martin who was teaching Literacy and Numeracy as well as English from Term Two. Mikala Triggs...

  • Academy Guides Students Into Workplace

    9 November 2014

    The Junior Service Academy programme has been in place for 2014 and has been a major success.

  • New Student Representative on the Board of Trustees

    27 October 2014

    In recent elections, Sharn Wilson was voted in to be the next Student Representative on the Board of Trustees. Sharn has already started to attend meetings and he will be in the position until this time in 2015.

  • Goodbye Mr Wong

    1 October 2014

    Mr Wong returned to Queen Elizabeth College this year to teach Mathematics and Computing. However, Stephen decided to retire at the end of Term 3. We wish Stephen all the best for a long and happy retirement.

  • Junior Girls' Basketball Success

    1 October 2014

    Congratulations to the Junior Girls' Basketball Team that won the final of their competition on September 19. They played very well against Palmerston North Girls' High School and won 18 - 10.

  • Dance NZ Made Success

    31 August 2014

    Congratulations to our Dance NZ Made Team who were placed second in the Regional Competition, held in Palmerston North recently. The team were : Catie Craw, Sabrina Coley, Nicola Miller and Ben Darrah. Also Ms Cain is to be thanked for her...

  • Congratulations Sabrina

    21 August 2014

    Congratulations to Sabrina Coley who competed in the recent Evento Wearable Arts Competition and was awarded the best Recycled Garment in the Black and White Category.

  • Congratulations Bradley

    3 August 2014

    During the recent holidays Bradley Fairhurst attended New Zealand Business Week, which was geld in Palmerston North. Students came from throughout New Zealandf to attend. Bradley was in a team of seven that successfully completed the ten elements...

  • Students Attend Icons Presentation

    26 May 2014

    On Friday 23 May a number of senior students attended the first of the Icons Presentations, which is an intiative that has been developed by Rotary. Cam Calkoen who delivered an excellent presentation around striving to do your best.

  • Former Service Academy Student Passes out from Navy

    12 May 2014

    Congratulations to Thomas Jenkins who passed out from his Basic Training Course at a parade held at the New Zealand Navy Base at Deveonport. The parade was held on April 17 and because of the weather had to be held in the Gymnasium. Thomas is now...

  • Queen Elizabeth College in Touch Zones

    31 March 2014

    On Sunday 30 March, Queen Elizabeth College competed in the Regional Zones Touch Tournament held in Palmerston North. Our team competed in the Mixed Division and finished the day in 4th Place.    

  • Queen Elizabeth College to be Upgraded to Meet Digitial Future

    27 March 2014

    The Ministry of Education will fund a $1.183 million upgrade of Queen Elizabeth College over the next two years to create modern learning environments for students. Queen Elizabeth College and the Ministry of Education together will...

  • Success for Service Academy at Waiouru

    9 March 2014

    On Friday our Service Academy completed their 2 week Induction Course at Waiouru Army Camp by marching out in the Graudation Parade. Completing the 2 week inducation is an achievement and the students were proud of what they had achieved....

  • House Captains for 2014 Announced

    20 February 2014

    At the school assembly this week, the House Captains were officially announced. The House Captains are: Kauri Shilah Ale and Jacob Ackerman Matai Mere Maine-More and Glenn Searle Rimu Tuesday Brew-Clapham...

  • Prefects for 2014 Announced

    20 February 2014

    At the school assembly earlier this week, the Prefects for 2014 were announced. The prefects are: Vincent Cheuyglintase Mere Maine-More Palu Mataora Kelly Stacey

  • 2014 Head Students Announced

    15 December 2013

    In a change to appointing the head students for 2014, the successful candidates were announced at the recent prize giving. Congratulations to Christian Houghton (Head Boy) and Davina Wainohu (Head Girl). The prefects for 2014 will be announced...

  • Brooke Named Dux Litterarum

    15 December 2013

    Congratulations to Brooke Hempel who was announced as the 2013 Dux Litterarum at the recent prize giving. In 2014 Brooke will be studying at Massey University for a co-joint degree in Ecology and Classics.

  • Framjee Essay Competition Success

    15 October 2013

    Congratulations to Kennedy O'Rourke for achieving 2nd Place in the Framjee Essay Competition. Kennedy presented his essay to the Central Rotary Club at the end of September.

  • Netball Success

    2 September 2013

    Congratulations to our Senior Girls' Netball Team who won the Senior Girls' A1 Final on Saturday.

  • Girls' Rugby Reps

    23 August 2013

    Congratulations to Shinah Ale, Mary Kanace, Eta Elkington, Zhannah Mataora, Matariki Wehi, Ilaine Kautai and Jay-Lee Sullivan-Hina fortheir selection into the Manawtau Girls' Representative Team.  

  • Evento Wearable Arts

    14 August 2013

    Congratulations to Janine, Joel and Sabrina for their entiries in the Wearable ArtAwards held on the 10th of August. While the students did not win any awards, they represented themsleves and the school with pride.

  • Manawatu Schools NCEA Data Online

    12 August 2013

    Pleasing Literacy and Numeracy results in particular. Also very please Level 2 and Level 3 NCEA results.

  • Open Day

    12 August 2013

    Queen Elizabeth Open Day is all set for Tuesday 13 August (tomorrow). Tours of the school, departing from the school hall, take place between 5pm and 7pm. There will also be a Pasifika Performance at 5pm and demonstrations by the Service...

  • House Concert Ends Term Two

    14 July 2013

    On the last afternoon of Term Two, our school held the annaual inter-house Concert. All houses organised an item based around a nursery rhyme. Members of the staff and Year 13 students combined to do the final act. The House competition was taken...

  • Queen Elizabeth College Hosts Trinity Grammar

    14 July 2013

    On the 4th of July Queen Elizabeth College hosted a rugby team from Trinity Grammar, Melbourne, Australia. The group were welcomed by a powhiri and then played a game against our Rugby Team. The teams were quite evenly matched and the...

  • Student Council Announced

    1 April 2013

    At the school assembly on March 18, the Student Council for 2013 was announced. The School Council for this year are: Zailie Diemar and Sarah Blithe (Year 13); Christian Houghton and Davina Wainohu (Year 12); Konrad Hempel and Jazmin Rees (Year...

  • Student Leaders Announced

    1 April 2013

    On February the 19th of February, Queen Elizabeth College held a leaders assembly to announce the Head Students and Prefects for 2013. Congraulations to Kayne Firmin (Head Boy), Lorelei Fairhurst (Head Girl) as well as Reece Felton, Brooke Hempel,...

  • TV Personality Message on Striving for Success

    1 April 2013

    On Monday 4 March, television presnter Te Hamua Nikora visited our school and spoke to a group of students from Queen Elizabeth as well as students from Monrad Intermediate. The visit was part of Te Kiko Maori Role Models on Tour. He spoke to the...

  • Term 4 Advertorial

    18 December 2012

    The Term 4 advertorial for the school that appeared in the December 13 edition of the Tribune can be accessed here. QEC Advertorial T4

  • Success for Touch Team

    17 December 2012

    Our Mixed Touch Team had a successful tournmant at the Touch Nationals recently. The event was held in Hamilton over the weekend of December 7 to December 9. Our team finished in 6th position.

  • Queen Elizabeth Services Academy win Endurance

    19 November 2012