Kia Kaha, Kia Ora | Be Active, Be Well

The Hawke's Bay Secondary School Student Council is the student voice for Secondary School sport. These students are the leaders amongst their peers and their contribution is valuable to the success of school sport.

CENTRAL HAWKE'S BAY COLLEGE

Fionn Stevenson

Which sport do you play?
Rugby, Volleyball, Basketball

Why would you encourage others to play sport?
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Sports are a great way to learn how to work as a team and provide you with knowledge you can use later in life. They are a great way to make new friends and have fun. 

What is your favourite memory in sport so far?
Playing my first year of 1st XV in year 11

Lucy Macklow

Which sport do you play?
Netball

Why would you encourage others to play sport?Because it promotes fitness and social interaction. 

What is your favourite memory in sport so far?Tournament week 2022 and 2023

​​​​​​​FLAXMERE COLLEGE

Dahlene Heremaia

Which sport do you play?
Volleyball, Touch, Badminton, Netball

Why would you encourage others to play sport?Because sports is fun and also a good way to get active.

What is your favourite memory in sport so far?Getting heaps of awards

Rikilee Rima​​​​​​​

Which sport do you play?
Volleyball, Touych, Netball, Basketball

Why would you encourage others to play sport?Because being involved in sport is both fund and active.

What is your favourite memory in sport so far?Winning with my teammates and celebrating.

HASTINGS BOYS' HIGH SCHOOL

Cowan Scotton

Which sport do you play?
1st 11 Hockey, Hawkes Bay under 18th Hockey. Hawkes Bay under 18 indoor hockey team.

Why would you encourage others to play sport?Because it is great for building relationships, working in a team and overall fitness and health.

What is your favourite memory in sport so far?Winning the 2023 founders cup with my team for 1st11 Hockey.

Alexander Wilson

Which sport do you play?
1st XI Hockey, A Grade Badminton, Cross Country and Athletics. Both for school and personal. 

Why would you encourage others to play sport?Sport can provide a goal, and something that students can put their efforts in that doesn't make them bored of school. It also builds team skills, and a student resillence to a cause. 

What is your favourite memory in sport so far?Winning the Founders Cup Hockey Tournament in 202. It was the crowning achievement for all the boys in our school team and was a display of how hard we worked for each other as a group. 

Lezhi Zhu

Which sport do you play?
Badminton New Zealand under 19 national team.

Why would you encourage others to play sport?Most definitely because it's good for your health and well being. Also creates good relationships. 

What is your favourite memory in sport so far?Winning nationals under 19 in two events back in 2022. 

HASTINGS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Alice Pechey

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Adriaan Vanderspuy

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HASTINGS GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL

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HAVELOCK NORTH HIGH SCHOOL

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HUKARERE GIRLS' COLLEGE

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IONA COLLEGE

Gloria Allen 

Which sport do you play?
Hockey and Tennis

Why would you encourage others to play?
Sport is a great way to come together as a team, meet new people and challenge your mentality and physicality. 

What is your favourite memory in sport so far?
All the great tournament weeks I have been on with hockey.


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Which sport do you play?
Hockey, Volleyball, Touch Rugby, Tennis

Why would you encourage others to play sport?
Because you make many lifetime friends and it’s a great way to be active and get your body moving. 

What is your favourite memory in sport so far?
My favourite memory in sport so far is being able to be a part of the HB ul8 Hockey team in 2023 and coming 4th in the National tournament. ​​​​​​​

Abbie Chatfield

Which sport do you play?
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Hockey

Why would you encourage others to play?Learning and life skills. With team sports you learn teamwork, communication, patience and resilience.

What is your favourite memory in sport?
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First year keeping, (year 6) This showed me how different and interesting it is and how fin it is to play.

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Which sport do you play?
Rowing, Athletics (Pole Vault) and Hockey

Why would you encourage others to play sport?
Sport helps keep you physically fit, improves your wellbeing and is also a great way to meet new people and make friends. 

What is your favourite memory in sport so far?

Rowing in the snow. ​​​​​​​

Sarah Ritchie 

Which sport do you play?
Rowing & Hockey

Why would you encourage others to play sport?
Because it’s a great way to stay fit and make lifelong friends. 

What is your favourite memory in sport so far? 
​​​​​​​Winning my first medal at nationals in the girls int 4+ (3rd)

KARAMU HIGH SCHOOL

Oliver Arcus

Which sport do you play?
Rugby, Basketball, Canoe Polo

Why would you encourage others to play?
So they can find and experience the same love of sports I have. 

What is your favourite memory in sport so far?Representing NZ in Canoe polo.


Ana Kendrick

Which sport do you play?
Cricket

Why would you encourage others to play?It helps people maintain a healthy lifestyle and creates lasting relationships.

What is your favourite memory in sport?
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The connections I’ve made with people.

TK Nuku-Barnes

Which sport do you play?
Basketball, Rugby, Rugby League, Kio Rahi and Touch

Why would you encourage others to play sport?
I love sport and seeing friendships you make through sport.

What is your favourite memory in sport so far? 
Creating bonds

LINDISFARNE COLLEGE

Gloria Allen 

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Abbie Chatfield

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Sarah Ritchie 

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NAPIER BOYS' HIGH SCHOOL

Andrew Rawnsley

Which sport do you play?
First  II Cricket and Hockey

Why would you encourage others to play?
Creates oportunities to meet more people, and teaches you disipline and work ethic.

What is your favourite sport memory?
Making nationals for cricket top 6 (Gilette cup)

Jacob Cotter

Which sport do you play?
Cricket, Rugby

Why would you encourage others to play?
Because of the life skills and virtues you learn from sport and the friends and people you meet with it.

What is your favourite sport memory?
Going to Gillete Cup in 2022 which is the top 6 cricket schools in New Zealand. 

Lockie Seerden

Which sport do you play?
Rugby, Touch, Water Polo and Gym

Why would you encourage others to play sport?
The people you meet along the way and the hard work you have to put in. 

What is your favourite memory in sport so far? 
Playing in the super 8 rugby final in Hamilton. Beating Hamilton boys at home.

NAPIER BOYS' HIGH SCHOOL

Anika Barham

Which sport do you play?
First  II Cricket and Hockey

Why would you encourage others to play?
Creates oportunities to meet more people, and teaches you disipline and work ethic.

What is your favourite sport memory?
Making nationals for cricket top 6 (Gilette cup)

Georgia Jones

Which sport do you play?
Football, Cross Country Athletics.

Why would you encourage others to play?
To make new friends and learn/evolve new skills that can help you in your everyday life. 

What is your favourite sport memory?
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Going to the cross country nationals 2023

SACRED HEART COLLEGE

Megan Thomas 

Which sport do you play?
Futsal, Football, Badminton, Basketball

Why would you encourage others to play?Because not only good for physical wellbeing but good for social skills playing in teams and good for mental wellbeing too. Also, just fun environment to be in.

What is your favourite sport memory?Going to the gold coast for futsal and scoring the winning goal to place 3rd.

Bethany Seymour

Which sport do you play?
Football, Futsal, Tennis, Badminton, Basketball, Volleyball.

Why would you encourage others to play?Because it’s a good way to cope with things in my opinion. 

What is your favourite sport memory?Coming 3rd at the Palmerston North Football tournament. 

ST JOHNS COLLEGE

Connor Hawkins

Which sport do you play?
Futsal, Football, Badminton, Basketball

Why would you encourage others to play?Because not only good for physical wellbeing but good for social skills playing in teams and good for mental wellbeing too. Also, just fun environment to be in.

What is your favourite sport memory?Going to the gold coast for futsal and scoring the winning goal to place 3rd.

Theo Howes

Which sport do you play?
Rugby

Why would you encourage others to play?Physical activty is really good for both your mental and physical health. Team building and realtionships are a key part of sport.

What is your favourite sport memory?
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Going to Australia for rugby 

ST JOHNS COLLEGE

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TAMATEA HIGH SCHOOL

Dharun Aswath Babu Sangeetha

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Khanh Nguyen Vo Tran

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Solon Artorius Paulo E​​​​​​​

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Zoe Duncan

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Kalla Hays​​​​​​​

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Khanh Nguyen Vo Tran

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Olivia Munialo​​​​​​​

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Connor Findlay​​​​​​​

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TE AUTE COLLEGE

Paora Peeti

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Jordyn McKune

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TE KURA KAUPAPA MAORI O NGATI KAHUNGUNU KI HERETAUNGA

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WAIROA COLLEGE

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WHARETAPERE

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WILLIAM COLENSO COLLEGE

Manaia Tane

Which sport do you play?
Volleyball, Badminton, Basketball, Ki-o-rahi

Why would you encourage others to play?
To get healthy and fit and also to make people hava a healthy mindset. 

What is your favourite sport memory?
Playing sports with my friends. 

Asher MacGillivray

Which sport do you play?
Rugby, Touch, Waka Ama, Ref Touch, Ref Netball, Ref soccer, Rugby league, Netball

Why would you encourage others to play?
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I would encourage others to play sports because it keeps kids out of trouble. Keeps kids healthy and can show them a career path which they can pursue in. I am also apart of the ative as initiative. 

What is your favourite sport memory?
My personal favorite memory is sports would either be going to Palmerston North to ref the under 12-14 touch nationals or playing andcaptaining the 2022 Napier East team in the Wakely Shield tournament. ​​​​​​​

WOODFORD HOUSE

Sophie Webber

Which sport do you play?
Triathlon and Football

Why would you encourage others to play?
I see sport as a way to not only challenge and set goals for yourself. But as a way to stay grounded clear your head and spend time with like-minded people. It presents social opportunity as well as a way to ballance the pressure of life. 

What is your favourite sport memory?
Racing for New Zealand at Oceania tri champs in Napier - being on the blue carpet, meeting the Australian athletes and experiencing racing at such a high level was so awesome, especially with a home crowd. 

Charlotte Wakefield

Which sport do you play?
Cricket, Hockey and Football

Why would you encourage others to play?
Sport is a great way to keep active, get involved in the community and create/make connections and friends. 

What is your favourite sport memory?
Winning trophies such as the HB premier women trophy and the Mike Shrimpton senior  womens cricket trophy with some of my closest friends.