Westlake Winners

Four students named as New Zealand Basketball representatives

Basketball New Zealand has just announced its Representative Teams for the 2019 season and four Westlake students have been named. Jessica Moors (Year 12) has been selected for the New Zealand Under-17 Basketball team which will compete in the F.I.B.A. Oceania Championships in New Caledonia during August. Rebecca Moors, Hannah Richardson and Zoe Richardson…

Student selected for Elite Young Motor Racing Drivers Academy

Breanna Morris (Year 11) has just been announced as one of eight recipients of the Motorsport New Zealand Elite Young Drivers Academy Awards. Breanna is a very successful Kart racer and this award will enable her to work with and be mentored by some of New Zealand’s most successful motor racing drivers  and give…

Six top 3 placings at Netball Tournament

The annual Netball North Harbour Secondary Schools tournament was held in late May and the Westlake teams performed extremely well. Schools from the wider Auckland area, as well as some teams from as far away as Whangarei and Hamilton, competed in the 1-day tournament. The Westlake teams performed extremely well gaining six Top three…

Thirty three netballers selected for Representative teams

After two rigorous trials, Netball North Harbour announced the students that have been selected for their various Representative Teams for the 2019 season. A total of 33 Westlake students were named in the teams.

The students are:  Under-17 Team 1 = Charli Foster, Liz Handey, Ellie Minton, Tamara Nu’u and Olyvia Baggett. Under-17 Team 2…

Three awards at the Model United Nations Assembly

The Model United Nations Assembly (MUNA) forum was held at Auckland Girls Grammar School in mid-May.

As well as a full Media Team of 11 students, Westlake Girls was allowed to send four teams of three students representing countries that were balloted to them. Westlake teams represented Samoa, Trinidad & Tobago, South Sudan and Poland….

Ten students selected for New Zealand Representative Volleyball Team

In early May, Volleyball New Zealand announced various teams for the upcoming season and 10 Westlake Girls High School students have made it into teams. It is an outstanding result to have so many students from one school in the representative teams.

The students are: Kaila Ru-Tearoiti and Tamara Otene (both Year 13) in the…

National Swimming Championship Medal Winners

Two students won medals at the New Zealand National Age Group Swimming Championships which were held recently. Zoe Crawford (Year 9) won four medals – a Gold Medal for 14-year-old 50m Backstroke, and Silver Medals in the 14-year-old 50m Freestyle, 15-and-under 4 x 100 Free Relay, and 15-and-under 4 x 100 Medley Relay. Chloe…

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…