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Waka Ama

Westlake Girls returned to the sport of Waka Ama in November and the young team showed great potential at the Auckland Secondary Schools Junior Championships. After just four weeks of training, guided by their experienced and charismatic coach, Sugar Te Paa from the Taniwha Outrigger Canoe Club, the two Year 10 teams showed natural aptitude […]

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Rock Climbing

The school’s Rock-Climbing team is small but mighty. Last season, three students competed in the new Auckland College Climbing series which runs across the year, Year 10 student, Amaya Tan-Peters, went on to represent the school at the New Zealand Secondary Schools Climbing Cup in Mount Maunganui and placed 3rd in both the Junior Female

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Motocross

This is the first year that Westlake Girls was represented on the Motocross platform and it was hugely successful. The young team of four Year 9 & Year 10 students, competed throughout the year in the National Battle of the Schools Series across the country. In the final race of the series in Whangarei, they

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Diving

Diving is a fun, dynamic and unique sport which helps develop agility, strength, coordination and deep water confidence. Westlake Girls assists some of the country’s top junior divers who train independently through their clubs. We have learnt that divers come from varied backgrounds including gymnastics, cheer-leading, rugby players, kids who enjoy jumping off wharf/pool sides

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Beach Volleyball

Westlake Girls encourages enthusiastic volleyballers to try the beach version if they can. The main competitions for Beach Volleyball are the New Zealand Secondary Schools Championship for Year 11-13 in early February and the Auckland Secondary School Champs are held in early December. TRAINING: North Harbour Beach Volleyball Centre in Mairangi Bay offers students the

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Tag

Tag is a fast-paced territorial game based around the common laws and rules of rugby league. Kiwi Tag has been designed to introduce players into a team sport environment and the game is suitable for all ages, genders, sizes and skill levels. Tag is growing in strength at Westlake Girls, now rivalling Touch Rugby in

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Lacrosse

Lacrosse is one of New Zealand’s fastest growing sports! The game is a fast, energetic, contact sport commonly played in North America. Originating in the 12th century, it was modernised by colonists in the 1700 to reflect the game we see today. The aerial ball and stick game has gained popularity at Westlake Girls since

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Kilikiti

Samoan Cricket or Kilikiti is cricket with a difference! Like the traditional game, there’s a batting and a fielding team but you can get the whole team out in half an hour while clapping and dancing to the rhythm of the captain’s chant. Kilikiti is also played without padding. Each team wields a 3-sided bat,

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Athletics

There are three regional Secondary Schools and the New Zealand Secondary Schools Championship events for our top athletes to enter each year. Year 11 student Karmen Maritz was our standout performer at the NZSS Champs winning Gold in the Junior Girls Discus and Junior Girls Shot Put. She was selected for the NZSSAA Championship Team

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Water Polo

Water Polo is an exciting, fast paced and an energetic sport that’s not only fun to play but also exciting to watch. Water Polo is one of the most physically demanding sports where players use every muscle in their body to stay above the water while trying to out manoeuvre the opposition. .. It’s like

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