Category: Notice

Letz Live Gap Year

Applications for January 2021 are open. CLOSING DATE is 20 March 2020.

Holiday Courses

School Holiday Courses October 2019 – can be funded by STAR.

See Mrs Blake.

CAD (Computer Aided Design) course October 1,2 and 3 9am-2pm.



Scholarship Closing Dates


Be aware that these dates are fast approaching. You should have spoken to referees and begun drafting your application. Remember to get it proofread.


Otago             15 August

Canterbury  15 August

Lincoln          15 August

Massey          20 August

Auckland      20 August

Waikato        31 August (most – check details carefully)

AUT                01 September

Victoria         02 September

Any questions, see Mrs Blake.

Fashion Skills Holiday Workshop at Otago Polytech

School of Design  two-day, hands-on workshop where you will explore sustainable fashion making in a creative and fun environment, using up-cycled fabrics and leather to create your own bag.

Open to years 11, 12,13.

09-10 July

STAR funded but travel and accommodation at your expense.

More information here

Information Evenings

Information evenings are held in Term 2. These are an opportunity for you and your parents to talk with university representatives – often faculty heads, as well as the Liaison Officers. RSVPs are usually required, see links below.


Victoria University

18th Jun 2019 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Napier War Memorial Conference Centre, 48 Marine Parade, Napier



Auckland University

04 June 7pm

Napier War Memorial Conference Centre, 48 Marine Parade, Napier

Register here


Canterbury University

10 June 6pm

Napier War Memorial Conference Centre, 48 Marine Parade, Napier

Register here


Massey University

11th Jun 2019 5.30pm-7.30pm

Napier Boys’ High School, Chambers St, Napier

Register here:

Tertiary Open Days

Refer to websites for more information.

Dunedin: Otago University and Otago Polytechnic

Sunday 05 May and Monday 06 May


University of Canterbury

11 July


Lincoln University

19 July


Massey University Palmerston North

07 August


Wellington: Victoria University and Massey University Wellington

Also Toi Whakaari

23 August


 Auckland University

24 August



31 August


Thinking of studying Law?

If you are considering studying Law, there are a number of university-run activities which might be of interest.

See Mrs Blake to discuss Otago and Waikato events.

Innovative Young Minds July Holiday Programmes

In 2019, there will be two sessions of the IYM programme during the July school holidays. Session 1 will run from 7th – 12th July and Session 2 will be held from 14th – 19th July. Students can indicate a preference for either session 1 or 2 and the best will be done to accommodate requests where possible.

Watch a video here:

Applications close 01 April.

Scholarships and subsidies available – see Mrs Blake.

Apply here


NEW! Career Central

Bull’s Eye Job Quiz has merged with Career Central.

This provides you with a system to record all your career planning in one place.

Tutorials will be provided.

Watch a 54 second clip about Career Central:


To begin with, you can download their app:




In a formtime, you will be asked to login and set up your profile. The link to do this is:






Choose “Student login”.

Go to Step 1: My Details and complete.

Go to Step 2: About Me and complete.