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Vmail is here!

The 2021 edition of Vmail - the annual magazine of the College Past Pupils' Association - is heading to PPA member inboxes this week. Students have been also offered a free copy of this magazine during Ako time this week, a great little read for over...

Enrolment Scheme for 2023

The Ministry of Education has been working with Villa Maria College to make some changes to our enrolment scheme. This is to continue to assist the Board to manage a situation where there is more demand for enrolments than there are places available within the...

Love your neighbour as yourself – get vaccinated

Following the outbreak of COVID-19 in 2020, the free Pfizer vaccine is now being offered to members of the public, starting with those most at risk. The New Zealand Catholic Bishops are urging you to get vaccinated to protect yourself, your whānau and your community....

Our Enrolment Scheme

Dear Parents/Caregivers, The Ministry of Education has been working with Villa Maria College to make some changes to our enrolment scheme. This is to continue to assist the Board to manage a situation where there is more demand for enrolments than there are places available within...

Open Day: Wednesday 19 May 2021

Are you considering Villa Maria College for your daughter in 2022? Come along to our Open Day on Wednesday 19 May to see what Villa has to offer. Join us at 9am or 1pm if your daughter will be going into Year 9, or join us...

Door sales: Beauty And The Beast – tonight’s show (Tues)

We will have limited door sales for Tuesday night's Opening Night of Beauty And The Beast. Please come along to the College Auditorium at 6:30pm with correct cash $20 Adults, $15 Students for door sales. This is the only show we expect to have door sales available,...

Lockdown Drill today – Wednesday 10 March

Kia ora tātou, Villa Maria College has run a lockdown drill this afternoon.  This involved the lockdown siren being activated and students staying in lockdown for a period of time, before being released by a member of Senior Leadership.  We then moved to the Assembly Point...

Open Day: Wednesday 19 May 2021

Mark your calendar for Open Day 2021. Prospective students and their families are invited to come along and see Villa Maria College in action, more information about Open Day is below: ...

Bus changes for 672, 771, 772 and 763

From Monday 22 February, the 672 afternoon bus trip (Upper Riccarton to Rolleston) will be departing from Villa Maria at 3.10pm, and subsequent schools shortly after that. This is to better align with the finishing times of the schools along this route. The Wednesday bus...

Happy 103rd Birthday to Villa Maria College!

On 18 February 1918, the Sisters of Mercy opened the gates of Villa Maria College to students for the first time. Under the guidance of the Sisters and all of the College staff over the past 103 years, Villa has grown to a roll of over...