Author: Judi Wilson

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Netball Winners

In polar conditions during the first week of the school holidays, the Villa Maria College's Year 10A netball team won the South Island Secondary Schools' Junior Netball Tournament.  They competed against 32 other South Island teams and won a very tough final against Wakatipu High School. Congratulations also to Sophie Gill, Julia...

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Welcome to Term 3

We trust your school holiday was relaxing. All the best for Term 3. For a list of all Term dates click here To view our College calendar click here    ...

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Game Changer

Villa student, Lucy Cahill, wrote to TVNZ about her concerns that there was not a women's rugby team in Christchurch for her, or her gender, to participate in. Her courage to speak out activated change - super proud of you Lucy! Watch her story HERE   ...

Big Sing Finale

Con Brio is in Auckland competing at The Big Sing Finale! We wish them well and will keep you updated with the results. The Big Sing Finale is being held in the Aotea Centre, Auckland from Thursday 24 to Saturday 26 August 2017. Catch what’s happening through...

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Tamara Marcijasz has just returned from Melbourne  after representing New Zealand at the 2017 Australian Gymnastics Championships in Trampolining and Double Mini Trampolining in the Youth International level. She had success in the Double Mini Trampoline coming second and bringing home a Silver medal. Photo: Tamara (second...

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Villa’s Pink Day

Villa went PINK on Friday for a great cause!! Celebrated annually around the globe, Pink Shirt Day began in Canada in 2007 when two students took a stand against bullying. Pink Shirt Day aims to create schools, workplaces and communities where all people feel safe, valued and...

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Bishop Lyons’ Shield

Our girls have been competing this weekend at the Bishop Lyons' Shield Competition - a public speech competition for the secondary schools in the Christchurch Diocese. It was established by Bishop Lyons in 1947, who was the Bishop of Christchurch at that time. The competition is between the...

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2017 Production

Calamity Jane Wednesday 17 to Saturday 20 May TICKETS ARE ON SALE Get in quick as these sell fast! You can buy your tickets from the Villa Main Office using cash, eftpos or credit card. You can also phone us (348 4165) and purchase your tickets using your credit...

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SISS Athletics

Villa girls had some excellent results at the South Island Secondary Schools' Athletics in Dunedin over the weekend. The 4x400m Team (Olivia Burnham, Tegan Duffy, Georgia Stroud, Kate Davies) equaled the South Island 4 x 400m record !! Other Results Include: Julia Burnham 2nd 80m hurdles Olivia Burnham 2nd...