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Farewell McAuley Block

There's been lots going on at Villa over the holidays, with the start of the careful demolition of McAuley Block. This red-brick classroom block will be replaced by an open green space, as the new Kia Toa Block has given us a host of new classrooms...

Welcome back for Term 3

Today is the first day back for Term 3! We hope all our students have a successful and enjoyable start to the Term....

Con Brio through to BIG SING finale

Congratulations to our very own Con Brio, earning a coveted spot in The Big Sing 2018 Finale. This is a huge achievement, and we're so proud of all our singers, and Choir Director, Naomi Hnat. The Big Sing Finale takes place in Wellington this year, from August 30...

We’ve won an architecture award

Te Manawa Atawhai Catherine McAuley Centre has WON the public architecture category at the Canterbury Architecture Awards, part of the NZ Architecture Awards programme. The building was officially opened in December 2017 and is a lasting tribute to Catherine McAuley, who founded the Sisters of Mercy...

Big Sing Regionals: BIG success

BIG news from the Big Sing Regionals! Congratulations to our choirs - Con Brio, Vivace and Prima Voce - who took to the stage at the Big Sing Regionals last night. Our girls are incredibly talented, and they performed beautifully taking home a number of accolades: Prima Voce...

Giving blood at Villa today

NZ Blood is at Villa today (Wed 7 June) and we have a wonderful line up of girls and staff who are making much-needed blood donations. Just another way our College is giving back to the community....

Showquest Auditions

If you would like to audition for Showquest next week, please complete this form, before auditions in Week 6 on either Tuesday 5 June or Friday 8 June, and also possible call-backs on Monday 11 June.   This is open to any girl from Y7-13.    Villa Showquest Auditions To...

2019 Enrolments close 26 June

Applications for enrolments for Villa Maria College for 2019 close on 26 June 2018. Follow this link to see the Application process and form....

NCEA Success

Villa Maria College is proud to share our 2017 NCEA results, which are outstanding, and well above the national average. Well done to all our 2017 students! ...

Rowing Success

Secondary Schools South Island Rowing Champs Villa had a fantastic weekend at the Secondary Schools South Island Rowing Champs in Twizel. The girls entered 19 races and achieved 14 A finals and 1 B final. They ended up with 1 Gold, 4 silvers and 2 bronze. Photos Follow: 1) Novie U18...