Westlake Winners

Student wins two medals at Athletics Championships

Kaia Tupu-South (Year 12) won two medals at the New Zealand Secondary Schools Athletics Track & Field Championships, held in Wellington in early December. She won a Gold medal in the Senior Girls Discus and a Silver medal in the Senior Girls Shot Put. This is the second year in a row that Kaia has…

Junior Volleyball wins North Island title

The Westlake Girls Junior A Volleyball team has had an outstanding season in 2019. After winning the Auckland Junior Volleyball Championship, Auckland and North Harbour Super League Volleyball Championships earlier in the season, they have just won the Gold medal in the North Island Secondary Schools Junior Volleyball Championships. This tournament was held in…

Junior Badminton wins New Zealand Championships

The Westlake Girls Junior Badminton team competed at the New Zealand Secondary Schools Junior Badminton Championships which were held at the North Shore Badminton Centre in late November. The team did extremely well, winning the Gold Medal for 1st Place. It was a very closely fought competition. The Westlake team had 3 wins and…

Junior Golf team wins Silver

The Westlake Girls Junior golf team consisting of  Daeun Kwon, Connie Jarm, Serena Chen and Yena Seo performed outstandingly at the Auckland-North Harbour Secondary Schools Combined Junior Ambrose Golf Tournament held at Chamberlain Park (Mt Albert) in late November. Teams at this tournament are not separated into Boys, Girls or Mixed Grades, all teams…

Junior Touch team wins another title

After qualifying top of the North Harbour region, the Westlake Girls Junior Touch team qualified to compete at the Auckland Secondary Schools Junior Touch Championships which were held in late November. This team has now completed the season unbeaten in all games and competitions they have entered by winning this competition and getting the…

Volleyball team holders of two titles

The Westlake Girls High School Junior Volleyball team have had an excellent start to their season. In quick succession they have won both the North Harbour Junior Super League Championship and the Auckland junior Super League Championship titles.

Seven students win Sports Person of the Year Awards

The annual Auckland College Sports Awards were held in mid-November and seven Westlake students received accolades for their sporting successes. There are 110 schools eligible to put nominations forward in the various categories and the College Sport panel then selects three finalists in each sporting code or category and an overall winner. The Westlake…

Junior Football Tag team wins Auckland title

The Westlake Junior Tag Football team competed in the Auckland Secondary School Junior Tag Football Championships in mid-November. The Westlake Team earned the right to compete at this tournament by qualifying in First Place at the North West Secondary Schools Junior Zone Tournament which was held last month. The Westlake team went unbeaten throughout…

Two Westlake students win AIMES Awards

The AIMES (Arts, Innovation, Music, Education, Sport, Service to the Community) Awards are presented by the North Harbour Club and Charitable Trust annually in mid-November. They are awarded to outstanding young people in the North Harbour area, aged 10 to 25, who are achieving excellence in these sectors. Two Westlake students have received AIMES…

Nine placings at Future Problem Solving (FPS) Nationals

17 Westlake students were selected to attend the future Problem Solving Nationals held in early November and the students performed very well, winning 9 Top 3 Placings. For the Onsite Scenario Writing Competition Sarah Penny (Year 11) was 1st and Natalija Hayes (Year 11) was 2nd . In the Senior Scenario Writing Natalija Hayes…