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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...

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...

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...

Maadi Medals

SILVER AND BRONZE Villa girls have won BRONZE in the U15 coxed quad. An amazing race - congratulations to: Ella McHerron, Alex Lynch, Julia Wynands, Casey Herbert + Anna Fox Kathryn Glen has won SILVER in the U17 single sculls. Kathryn Glen and Hannah Glen won BRONZE in the...

Zonta Award

Our Head Girl, Berith Petaia, had a pleasant surprise this morning at our weekly Assembly! Some weeks ago, Berith had applied for the Young Women in Public Affairs Award through the Christchurch North Zonta Club.  Unknown to her, Berith had been chosen as the Club's...

Shakespeare @ Villa

Villa is hosting the Otago University Shelagh Winn Shakespeare Festival on Saturday April 1 in the Auditorium from 2pm. Come along to see short extracts of Shakespeare performed by students from all over Canterbury. It’s a great celebration of the bard and always really impressive. Tickets can...

Mercy Breakfast

Our first 2017 Mercy Breakfast was very successful. We had an amazing speaker, Michael Hempseed who talked to us about what mental health is and how we can help those who are suffering. He also talked about how we need to spread the word that...

Academic Excellence

Villa recently held an Assembly to celebrate our Academic achievements for the 2016 year. Check out all the results HERE ...

Rowing

Great success at the South Island Secondary School Champs! We were delighted with the fantastic results our Villa girls achieved at last weekend's South Island Secondary School Rowing Champs in Twizel. Overall Results: GOLD: U17 double sculls Kathryn Glen, Hannah Glen SILVER: U15 Quad- Ella Mcherron, Julia Wynands, Alex Lynch, Casey...

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,...