Rotorua | New Zealand

Kilts ‘n’ Korowai

Wednesday, May 31st, 2023 in News

Kia ora John Paul College whānau and friends. John Paul College will be the venue for an amazing cultural concert. The National Youth Pipe Band of New Zealand, Rotorua based band members have been working hard to put together a concert to showcase their wonderful talents. This will be a fundraising event to help them…

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JPC WoW Philippines Cultural Showcase

Tuesday, May 30th, 2023 in News

Get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Filipino culture! The JPC WoW Philippines Cultural Showcase is back, and this time, it’s bigger and better than ever. Join us on June 30 at 6 pm in the ERC Gym for an unforgettable sneak peek into the mesmerizing talents of our Filipino students.

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Senior Spanish Camp

Monday, May 29th, 2023 in News

Hola a todos, I just wanted to say how extremely proud I am of my Senior Spanish students (11-13) who helped host the Camp (beginning with a beautiful Karakia Tumatanga, sharing Karakia mō te Kai) and participating so enthusiastically in every way.The Spanish Immersion Camp took them all out of their comfort zone-where the real…

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2023 BOP Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships

Friday, May 26th, 2023 in News

Te Kura o Hoani Pāora – John Paul College Sports Director, Matua Frank Baker took a squad of six students to Waipuna Park, Welcome Bay, for the 2023 BOP Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships on Monday. The threat of terrible weather in the afternoon meant that races were compressed together, so all Year 9 and…

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Year 11 Drama Presents “Dark Road”

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2023 in News

When Greta, a young girl living in Nazi Germany, reads that the nearby women’s concentration camp is hiring guards, she sees it as a chance to find her place in the world and provide for her sister Lise. But soon she learns the reality of her duties, and so too does she learn how to…

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Pink Shirt Day- Friday 19th May

Monday, May 22nd, 2023 in News

What an awesome turnout in PINK we had on Friday for PINK SHIRT DAY!Despite the rain, students and staff donned their pink gear and embraced the theme for thisyear:Be an Everyday Upstander. This is all about standing up against bullying, calling itout, and in doing so, demonstrating kindness, tolerance, respect, and inclusion for all.The Atawhai…

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