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2022 Dux and Top Scholars

By Bryony Edwards on Friday, November 11th, 2022 in News.

Congratulations to our 2022 Senior Top Scholars and Top Vocational student, Dux: Jaenelle WhittakerProxime Accessit Veronica Chen 3rd Ivan Zaw Year 12 Aggregates: 1st Hannah Seo, 2nd Ella Broadley, 3rd Raphael Wang Year 11 Aggregates: 1st Robert K C-Khatri, 2nd Julienne Soliva, 3rd Sara Stahlhut. Prime Minister’s Vocational Excellence Award: Joe Boles


A significant day for Kanea House and Whanau

By Bryony Edwards on Thursday, September 29th, 2022 in News.

Kanea has been a house name and icon here at John Paul College for over 40 years. On Wednesday the 28th of September 2022, our kura received a photograph of the Tūhourangi Ngāti Wahiao tupuna whaea from her descendants. It was a wonderful celebration that was received with excitement, emotion, speeches, prayer and a heartfelt…


John Paul College art students exhibiting works to raise money for Rotorua Hospital Chaplaincy team.

By Bryony Edwards on Tuesday, September 27th, 2022 in News.

John Paul College Mixed Media and Multidisciplinary Students will be exhibiting art works at 3rd Place Café from Tuesday 27th September until Saturday 1st October. Free admission during open hours, grab a bite to eat or a coffee while viewing the artworks. Reproductions of artworks and original hand printed etchings and lithographs will be on…