26.09.12 Frank Zhou, one of the members of the Macleans News Committee and school Dux for 2013, was the recipient of 2 Top in the Worlds and 1 Top in New Zealand in his 2011 Cambridge exams. He now shares his tips on studying. Exams can be stressful. Some of us might be at the stage where we’re really starting to panic; we’ve realised that … Continue reading Study tips
25.09.13 The Intercultural Club “Night of Memories” started with good food and ended with dancing and hugs – a success, by any means. The “Night of Memories” is an Intercultural Club tradition. This year was special as it was the 20th annual event, but this year was also a transitional period, with Ms Mouquet leaving the club, her pride and joy. Held in Hillary House, … Continue reading Night of Memories
The Junior A grade girls tennis team from Macleans College played against St Kentigern’s on Saturday the 22nd September, in a battle for 1st place in the Auckland championship.
While their rivals St Kentigern’s proved too strong, the Macleans team fought hard and displayed some tremendous tennis skills. Being in the final itself is a tremendous achievement for Macleans College, and the team consists of very talented and promising players. They are sure to be strong contenders in the future and a team to watch out for.
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On the 23rd of September, volunteers from the Macleans Environmental Group went to Motuihe Island to help prepare seedlings in the nursery so that they can be planted next year.
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On the 21st of September, the Macleans Environmental group organized the park(ing) day event in the car park opposite the Art Block.
This was part of a global event, where for one day, people transformed car parks into actual parks for people to enjoy, raising awareness about the space that is wasted and the importance of sustainable transport.
By Frank Zhou /
The Macleans College Choir (MCC) won a gold award for the first time at the Big Sing National Finale, held in Wellington between 13 and 15 August.
The choir has attended the Big Sing National Finale for the past three years, starting in 2010. In 2010 and 2011, they were awarded silver awards.
On Sunday the 4th of September, The Macleans Premier Girls Netball Team travelled to Northcote for five days of intense competition.
After finishing a successful sixth in the Greater Auckland Secondary Schools Netball competition, the highest placing a Macleans Premier Netball Team has gained in twelve years, the girls had high hopes and excitement for the week ahead.