Careers Evening

On June 11, 2013, the annual Careers Night was held at Macleans College. Cars and people crowded around the school in the dark, eager to attend the talks that could possibly determine their future. All Year 12 and 13 students were strongly encouraged to attend, and parents were welcome to join them. Speakers from both New Zealand and overseas universities were there, ready to provide … Continue reading Careers Evening

Entering the dragons’ den

On June 4, 2013, seven Young Enterprise companies presented their business strategy to a panel of judges at the preliminary Dragons’ Den competition. Anxiety was high, and many groups squeezed last minute practice in the foyer. Group after group entered the dark, concealed conference room, giving polished presentations of less than 5 minutes and 30 seconds in length. They discussed their product design, their marketing strategy … Continue reading Entering the dragons’ den

Blood bank donations

12.04.13 The annual blood donations were held at Macleans College on the 9th and 10th of April, with many people volunteering to give blood. Anosh Wadia donating blood. Photo supplied. Blood bank. The peculiar human institution of giving up your own blood, willingly, in order to potentially save another’s life. If you think about it, the actual process of giving blood to the Blood Bank … Continue reading Blood bank donations

New Zealand Economics Competition

01.10.12 On Thursday 27th September ten Macleans students received High Distinction awards at The New Zealand Economics Competition 2012, presented at The University of Auckland Business School. The competition is a 55 minute exam containing 40 multiple choice questions that test both theory and general knowledge of current economic issues. It is the one of the largest and most prestigious competitions for secondary students, with … Continue reading New Zealand Economics Competition

Prefects announced for 2013

01.10.12 Last week’s formal school assembly on the 21st of September was an emotional one as the Macleans College school prefect body was announced. It was a time of excitement and anticipation for the 66 school prefects that were announced for 2013, including 16 house captains and the four head prefects. For the 85 current prefects it was a time of sadness for some and … Continue reading Prefects announced for 2013

Runners up in top tennis tournament


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.

(Left to right) Tessa Clarke, Grace Cronin, Becca Wilkie, Maggie Roach, Pranika Arisht, Kristen de Wet. Missing is Bailey Hicks.

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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