Fujimi students welcomed to Waimea

Fujimi students welcomed to Waimea

A group of students and teachers from Fujimi, Japan, arrived in Richmond on Sunday, and are being hosted by families from Waimea College. Travelling with the students is the Mayor of Fujimi, Mr Shigeharu Natori.   The group was also accompanied by a small number...
Waimea students protest for climate change action

Waimea students protest for climate change action

More than 400 students participated in a school strike for action towards climate change on Friday on the Cathedral steps in Nelson, including a group of Waimea and Garin college students. The strike happened during school hours, from 12.30 to 2pm, with students from...
Relay team claims gold

Relay team claims gold

Greg Lautenslager   The Tasman women’s under 20, 4 x 400 metres relay team proved too good for everyone else at the New Zealand Track and Field Championships in Christchurch on Sunday, coming home with the gold medal in a time of 3:58.59.   Former Garin...
Shrek musical has many layers

Shrek musical has many layers

It’s nearly time for the cast of Shrek to burst onto the stage in a musical that is set to impress. Waimea College students, teachers and volunteers have been working tirelessly to ensure a quality production, with everyone pulling together and putting in big hours...
Students epic experience in China

Students epic experience in China

Six students from around the region were given the opportunity to experience life as a student in one of Nelsons sister cities, Yangjiang, in Guangdong Province, China. A few weeks ago the weary travellers flew home, after spending 10 days absorbing themselves in the...