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Festival of Bands - Solo Competitions
by Gerard Atkin - Friday, 2 June 2023, 11:50 AM

PNBHS students performed with distinction in the solo competitions at the Hawke’s Bay Festival of Bands.  Congratulations to:

Mike Sung (clarinet) - Gold Award
Scott Sun (piano) - Gold Award and the award for Best Solo Performance
Junhee Cho (piano)  - Gold Award and the award for Most Promising Solo Performance

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Hawke's Bay Festival of Bands
by Gerard Atkin - Friday, 2 June 2023, 11:39 AM

The Senior Concert Band and PNBHS Stage Band traveled to Lindisfarne College, Hastings to take part in the Hawkes Bay Festival of Bands on Sunday 28th May.  Both bands performed at a high level and were rewarded with Gold Awards.  This is great recognition for the dedication of the young men and staff involved with these groups.

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Aokautere school bus service
by Gerard Atkin - Friday, 2 June 2023, 10:31 AM

Updated information for those who use the Aokautere school bus service:

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CNI Debating
by Gerard Atkin - Friday, 2 June 2023, 10:14 AM

Senior A debater Tane Nielson was part of the Central North Island Regional team for the National Schools Debating Competition. His team competed over the weekend and achieved third place overall. Students selected in each team also represent their school. This year is the first time in 11 years that the CNI team has reached semi-finals.

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Ben Algie
by Gerard Atkin - Friday, 2 June 2023, 10:06 AM

Congratulations to Ben Algie who has been appointed by Hockey New Zealand as an umpire for the upcoming National U18 Hockey tournament to be played in Dunedin in July.

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Form Class, Individual, Debating and Squash Photographs
by Gerard Atkin - Thursday, 1 June 2023, 12:39 PM


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Matariki ki Puanga
by Gerard Atkin - Thursday, 1 June 2023, 11:41 AM

Ngaro atu te ngahuru, nāu mai te hōtoke. Tērā ngā whetu taukamo i te rangi, tiaho mai rā.

Matariki ki Puanga is a time for new beginnings, to acknowledge those who have passed and to pursue future aspirations. On Thursday 29th June, we would like to celebrate student success by showcasing a few performances and presentations from our students. We welcome all whānau to a night of celebration.

Manawa maiea te putanga o ngā whetu.

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Rector’s Company
by Gerard Atkin - Thursday, 1 June 2023, 10:36 AM

Good luck to the Rector’s Company who are heading to Wellington today for the SGCNZ (Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand) Sheilah Winn National Shakespeare Festival.  The festival runs from 4.00pm today until noon on Monday, June 5.

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PNBHS Library
by Gerard Atkin - Wednesday, 31 May 2023, 11:40 AM

Check out the latest additions to the PNBHS Library that are now available for students to borrow.