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Canterbury Junior Sports Team of Year

Villa Maria College Hockey 1st XI are National Champions for 2016/2017 and now they have been named Canterbury Junior Sports Team of Year at the Netflix Canterbury Winter Sports Awards! We are super proud and sincerely congratulate all team members, coaches and teachers involved… Team Members: Jessie Anderson,...

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NZ Cyclist

  Emma Smith - U19 NZ Road Cycling Team Congratulations to Emma Smith on being selected again this year to represent NZ, in the U19 Road Cycling team. They are competing in the Oceania Road Cycling Championship in Canberra, Australia. Emma has also signed with an elite riding team,...

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House Sports Day

We've had a great day with our House groups. The colours, music and fun make this a vibrant part of the Villa calendar. ...

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2017 Leaders

It is with great pleasure that we introduce our 2017 Leaders to you. L-R: Blythe Ward (Service), Phoebe Chin (Academic), Lucy Sutcliffe (Cultural), Berith Petaia (Head Girl), Maggie Anderson (Deputy), Caitlin Pickover (Library), Hannah Doocey (Sports) International Leaders absent: Hannah Park, Chole Lee   READ MORE ABOUT OUR HEAD GIRL...

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National Athletics Success

Our girls had some amazing results at the NZSS Athletics in Auckland last weekend. We are so proud of them all. We are now New Zealand Secondary Schools’ 4x400m champions! Olivia Burnham was placed 3rd in the junior girls’ hurdles and 1st 300m junior hurdles. Tegan Duffy was placed...

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Two Villa Black Sticks

Jessie Anderson (Year 13) and Rachel McCann (past Head Girl 2010) have both been selected for the NZ Black Sticks squad to play Malaysia in Taranaki in December. What an achievement - we are so proud of you girls!! Read more from the official announcement below: http://blacksticks.co.nz/News/new-era-for-black-sticks-women New...

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Shelter For All Witness at Parliament One of the ways The Sisters of Mercy New Zealand, Nga Whaea Atawhai o Aotearoa enabled us to express our concern for the homeless was the organisation of a hikoi to Parliament, which was essentially a collective witness and place to...

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Exam Update – Scholarship and Derived Grades

Posted Monday 14 November at 5pm (Please also read post below from earlier in the day) Dear families, We have just received the following from NZQA: "NZQA has announced that NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship exams will proceed tomorrow (Tuesday 15 November 2016) as planned.NZQA has been advised...

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Junior Exams

Postponed due to earthquake. More information will follow later today  ...

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Most Outstanding

Congratulations to Villa's Jessie Anderson on being named Most Outstanding Young Female Player of the Year at last night's Canterbury Hockey Awards! We are so proud :-)...