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Students finding Young Enterprise success

The long running Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme has historically been the starting point for a number of innovative new business ideas. One of this...

Re-purposing: 14 Trolleys pulled from Pakuranga stream

As part of a project to eliminate and repurpose plastics from the local environment, former Pakuranga College student Daniel Tolmie and friends Mikael Coupe,...

Student-run business CO4 bring coffee with message

By David Dunlop Meet CO4, a small student-run coffee business at Pakuranga College, who, alongside all Kiwis, have felt the impacts of Covid-19. Year 13 students...

Williams: It’s time for educators to step up

Pakuranga College principal Michael Williams says he is very disappointed with some educators saying they are not `babysitters’ as the nation moves closer to...

COVID-19: Local schools brace for shut-down

Schools in east Auckland were yesterday bracing themselves for news of possible closures due to coronavirus which would impact not just tens of thousands...

Corona virus: 14 day stand-down for students

Students and teachers who have recently been in China where the Coronavirus has claimed more than 100 lives will not be allowed at school...

Basketball: Pakuranga College flying high with Breakers

Pakuranga College students are celebrating a basketball training session alongside the NZ Breakers. On Wednesday December 4, thanks to Fuji Xerox, a mix of Year...

“We’ll miss you Kim”- attendance officer retires

Anyone who has attended Pakuranga College in the past two decades will be familiar with Kim Hillgrove. It is to this lady that thousands...

Game on: a vitually exciting reality

GAMING In a classroom of Rive Block in Pakuranga College, exciting things are happening. The creation of software for virtual reality gaming has gripped the imagination...

Doomsday debate engages local schools

Every year since 1983 Pakuranga Rotary has hosted teams from local schools for a fiercely contested debate with the Holyoake Trophy as the prize. Sponsored...


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