Westlake Winners

Team wins Tag Football title

After qualifying by winning the Central North West Zone Tag Football tournament in early April, the Westlake Girls High School Senior Tag Football team qualified to attend the Auckland Secondary Schools Senior Tag Football Championships.

This tournament took place in mid-April and although eight of the team members who won the qualifying tournament were at…

Two medal in the inaugural “Swim the Bridge” event

A new event took place in early April called “Swim the Bridge”. It is open to the general public and participants elect to swim across the Waitemata Harbour under the Auckland Harbour Bridge either as a single crossing (1km) or double crossing (2km). Over 1500 people of all ages took part and two Westlake…

Ten medals at Auckland Swimming Championships

The Auckland Secondary Schools Champion of Champions Swimming competition was held at the Westwave Aquatic Centre in early April. A total of 20 Westlake students qualified from the Zone Championships to attend. The Westlake swimmers performed extremely well, winning 10 medals in total, two Gold, four Silver and four Bronze. The individual…

Five students selected for Rugby 7s Representative teams

Five Westlake students have been chosen to represent North Harbour Rugby 7s teams at the Regional Tournament to be held in early April. The students chosen for North Harbour Under-16 Rugby Sevens Team are Madison Mataafa  (Year 11), Zara Hooks  (Year 10) and Izzy Van Der Ent ( Year 11). The students chosen for…

3×3 (“3 on 3”) Basketball win three titles

The 3×3 National Secondary Schools Basketball tournament was held in late March and Westlake teams won three Grades. The Senior Girls Open Grade team beat Tauranga Girls in their final to win the New Zealand Open Grade title, the Junior Elite team beat Tai Wananga in the final to win the Junior Elite Grade…

Rowing win two medals at the Maadi Cup Regatt

The New Zealand Secondary Schools Rowing Championships (Maadi Cup Regatta) were held at Lake Karapiro in late March. Two Westlake crews came away with medals in the A finals. They were the Under-17 Coxed Quad Sculls that won a Gold Medal  (O Anderson, S Leadley, D Thorpe, N Bunyan and  J Whittaker – cox),…

Volleyball win New Zealand title

After winning the Auckland Secondary Schools Volleyball Championships a few weeks ago, the Premier Westlake Girls High School Volleyball team went to the New Zealand Secondary Schools Championship that were held in Palmerston North in late March looking to defend the New Zealand title they won at this tournament last year. The team did…

Tennis wins New Zealand Championship

The Westlake Girls Premier Tennis team competed at the New Zealand Secondary Schools Tennis Championships held in Christchurch in late March. The team performed brilliantly, winning the New Zealand Secondary Schools Championship for the 5th year in a row. The final was a closely fought match against St Kentigens College and the match ended…

Twelve medals at Auckland Athletics Championships

The Auckland Secondary Schools Athletics Championships were held at Mt Smart stadium in mid-March. A total of 18 Westlake students qualified from the North Harbour Secondary Schools Athletic Championships to attend the Auckland Secondary Schools Championships. From the 18 students, there were 12 medals won which is a great achievement. Results from the Westlake…