Students Selected to NZ Teams

Sunday, 18 March 2018
Congratulations to the following students who have recently selected to represent New Zealand in their sports:   Hinemoa Watene and Saphire Abraham - NZU18 Girls Rugby Sevens team competing in the Oceania Rugby Tournament. This tournament is a qualifier for the Youth Olympic Games   Matthew Wilkins - NZ Mens Gymnastics team competing in the Australian Gymnastics Championships   Well done and good luck with your ... >>

Parent Teacher Interviews Booking Information

Thursday, 15 March 2018
Two afternoons are scheduled for parent/teacher interviews. These meetings offer a valuable opportunity to check in with your child's teachers and be involved in their learning. Appointments will be able to be booked on-line from Monday 19 March 10am to Wednesday 28 March 12pm.   The interviews will take place on: Monday 26 March - 5.00-6.40pm and 7.00-8.00pm Wednesday 28 March - 4.00-5.10pm and ... >>

SiE In Action

Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Well done to our Year 11 SiE students who recently helped out at the Cockle Bay School Swimming Sports day by lending a hand with timekeeping and cheering on the young swimmers. Cockle Bay PE teacher Mr Whatman appreciated their help: 'Both days were fantastic - full credit to Howick College students for their amazing display of support and guidance for ... >>

Attention 10OPES Students

Monday, 12 March 2018
Unfortunately due to the incoming weather, we have had to postpone tomorrow's trip to Goat Island/Omaha. This trip will now take place on Wed 21 March.   The trip planned for Wed 14 March is still going ahead.   Any queries please email Ms Evans:

NCEA Information Evening

Wednesday, 7 March 2018
Thank you to all the parents who attended last night's NCEA Information evening. To see the presentation which covers the basics of NCEA, check out the following PDF.    We will also offer a similar evening during Term 4 for parents of Y10s going into NCEA in 2019.

2018 Howick College Ball Information

Sunday, 4 March 2018
Year 12 and 13 students only: this year's ball will be held on Saturday 26 May, 7pm-midnight, at Alexandra Park. Tickets are $110 per person and include dinner.               You must follow these steps and timeline (see below): Collect a contract form from the Student Office. Fill in and sign the contract and hand it in to ... >>


The two Emilys with More Than Me, the owlet they created
Wednesday, 28 February 2018
Howick College students Emily Burr and Emily Bennett have created a wonderful owlet as part of the school section of the Big Hoot public art trail. Sculptures of owls have been designed by Kiwi and overseas artists and are now on display around Auckland until 6 May.   Howick College's owlet is on display at Sylvia Park, near the Country Road store. ... >>

Performing Arts Centre Dedication

Tuesday, 27 February 2018
It was our pleasure and honour to host a speical event to celebrate the re-opening and dedication of our new look performing arts space. Named in honour of our former principal Mr Dimery, the theatre is now officialy the Bill Dimery Performing Arts Centre and is looking wonderful with fresh paint, new carpet in the foyer, new comfy seating in ... >>

Photo Highlights from 2017

Tuesday, 20 February 2018
Check out some of the highlights from 2017 in the photo gallery here.

Inter-House Sports

Thursday, 15 February 2018
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UPDATE - Wednesday Bus

Thursday, 15 February 2018
We are happy to announce that our Wednesday morning late run for Beachlands and Maraetai will commence this coming week (Wednesday 21st February). This service will now be operated by Odyssey buses. All information regarding the later run times is on the Bus Information page of the Howick College website here.   Thank you for your patience ... >>

HC Rowing Seeking Business Sponsors

Wednesday, 7 February 2018
Want to be part of helping our rowers win on the water? Howick College Rowing are seeking sponsors to assist with funding for purchasing boats and gear to continue strengthening rowing at Howick College.   To find out how you or your business can be part of helping our students achieve their rowing goals, please check out the ... >>

Welcome to Year 9s

The gym filled with Year 9, staff and parents
Sunday, 4 February 2018
We welcomed our new Year 9 and new staff with a powhiri led by our kapa haka group, who were supported by our peer support students. The new juniors spent the morning with their tutor group,with orientation sessions. The sunny afternoon was perfect for games on the field including the popular water slide.   We hope you all enjoyed your first day ... >>

Tournament Week 2017

Friday, 1 September 2017
Good luck to the following teams who are heading off for next week's Tournament Week which forms the end of season championships. #goHOWICK!   Netball Premier - Auckland UWH Senior Open - Tauranga UWH Junior Open - Tauranga Hockey 1st XI Girls – Blenheim Hockey 1st XI Boys - Pukekohe Football 1st XI Girls - Whangarei Football 1st XI Boys - Auckland

Kapa Haka @ Koanga Festival

Friday, 1 September 2017
The Howick College Kapa Haka group will be performing in the annual Koanga Festival at Somerville Intermediate on Saturday 2 September.   The team will take to the stage at 2.20 and all are welcome to go along to the festival which features 38 local kapa haka school groups. Entry is by koha and the festival opens at 8.30am, finishing at ... >>

Sevens Champions

Friday, 4 November 2016
Congratulations to our U15 Girls Sevens team - WINNERS of the recent ASS Sevens championship competition. Their win also gained them entry into the national championship Condors competition.   The Auckland Rubgy Union has more ournament details here.

Howick College UWH SILVER Medalists

Senior Girls - SILVER medalists
Thursday, 8 September 2016
Our Senior Underwater Hockey teams finished off their season competing at the Nationals Champs in last week's Tournament Week.    The Senior Girls team had a hard final game with the final score of 3-2 to their competitors, reflecting just how close it was.      Four of the girls were named in the Tournament team (the top 10 players of the tournament): Annabelle-Fletcher-Jones, Farrah ... >>

What is Leadership?

Friday, 8 July 2016
  Leadership may not be easy; it may take a lot of time and effort out of your life but in the end what you achieve is most satisfying. Seeing something you have planned from start to finish and see it plan out just the way you wanted makes you feel like you really have achieved something, something that people can ... >>

Email and Phone Notifications from Schoology

Wednesday, 6 July 2016
We apologise to parents who have experienced a significant volume of Email and phone notifications being generated by Schoology. This term we moved our Daily Notices to Schoology to assist our students in becoming more self-managing. Each time we add an item to the School Notices Group it generates a notification to all members which has had the unforeseen side ... >>

Senior Students Course Confirmation Information for 2016

Thursday, 29 October 2015
All current Year 11 and 12 students must attend the Course Confirmation days scheduled in January 2016. A notice has been given to students and is also available below.   Please do not make holiday arrangements that conflict with these Course Confirmation days:   Monday 25 January - Family names A to L Tuesday 26 January - Family names M to Z   ... >>

Excellence for Latin

Congratulations to Ashley Chang and Yiu Mun Lee. They both have gained Excellence for NCEA Level 1 Latin. They both attend the school's Latin group which meets at lunchtimes and studied for NCEA in after school sessions with Mr Porteous. Well done!

Sir Peter Blake Leadership Week

Last week the school celebrated Sir Peter Blake Leadership Week with a week packed with events. The theme for the week was #believeyoucan and we certainly believe our students can!   Two special guests spoke to assemblies, inspiring the students with their personal stories. Both encouraged the students to believe in themselves and work hard to achieve their goals. Tina Porou is ... >>

Author Visit

Our writer's group enjoyed a lunchtime talk from debut YA author Shriram Iyer. His first book is called Wings of Silence and he has a second book in production. He gave the group some insight to his writing - he is a great believer in asking 'what if?'. Shriram encouraged the writers to keep writing and to join a community ... >>

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