Libby Murphy has just been named Junior Swimmer of the Year at the 2018 Swimming Counties Manukau Prize Giving. The talented athlete from Ramarama also played a lead role in ACG Strathallan’s recent production of Oliver. She aspires to one day perform on London’s West End and swim at the Olympics.


One of New Zealand’s leading independent schools, ACG Parnell College, will undergo expansion to include a third campus in time for the 2019 school year. The new ACG Parnell College Senior Campus will bring together two of New Zealand’s highest academically-performing schools, ACG Parnell College and ACG Senior College.


Mix professional creative artist with impressionable students eager to learn and the results can be quite transformative – the ultimate outcome of the Samuel Marsden Collegiate School Artist in Residence programme. Marsden School established the Artist in Residence Programme in 1999 and continues each year to build a legacy of strong associations with professional practicing artists and designers. 


Mr. Brendan Kelly has been appointed to the position of Deputy Principal at St Peter's School, Cambridge. Brendan joins St Peter’s from Ivanhoe Grammar School in Melbourne.

Ivanhoe Grammar is a leading Australian Co-educational Independent School. Brendan is currently Deputy Principal and Head of the Ridgeway Campus. The Ridgeway Campus is a school of 1200 students, Years 7-13.


Boys from Medbury School in Christchurch moved 118,082kg of rice and water containers 40 metres in one day to raise funds for World Vision’s 40 Hour Famine last Friday (8 June), far exceeding their target weight of 40,000kgs.

The ‘Strength for Sudan’ whole school event saw boys carry the rice and water to gain an insight of what it can be like for refugees leaving war torn South Sudan.

In 2017, Medbury School raised $22,818.10 during their ‘Stroll for Syria’ event to support the Famine, the second highest amount raised by a group in the South Island.