1. Your path to medical school

    ‘Your Path to Medical School’ is a free 2 hour event that discusses how to get accepted into medical school in New Zealand and Australia. Date: Friday 8th December Time: 5:45pm arrival for a 6pm start. Approx. 6pm-8pm Location: Rangi Ruru Girls School – 59 Hewitts Rd, Merivale, Christchurch Cost: FREE Registration: Via Eventbrite You can check out MORE

  2. Year 7 & 8 Rangi Ruru Triathlon

    Thank you to all the parents and supporters who came down to school today to watch your Year 7 and 8 girls compete in the Rangi Ruru Triathlon.  A big thank you to Mr Piggott and the various staff who assisted as wardens and helpers along the route and always there with a big smile. MORE

  3. Future Problem Solving National Finals

    This year two Rangi Ruru senior teams qualified for Future Problem Solving National Finals and the third senior team, student-coached by Jocelyn Bradley, got to second round evaluation. This is an achievement in itself, and at Nationals this weekend one team came 3rd, and the other team are now National Champions. The past weekend was the culmination of a MORE

  4. SHELTER launches today!

    Rangi Ruru Student-Produced Magazine Inspiring Leadership Sisters are doing for themselves! Shelter – the aroha edition is out today. Girls taking control of how they are framed in the media. That’s one significant outcome around the publication of the second edition of an entirely student-driven and produced magazine at a Christchurch girls’ school. Shelter – MORE

  5. Zonta Award Winners

    Rangi Ruru Athletes Win at Zonta Awards in Christchurch A successful night at the Zonta Sports Awards for Rangi Ruru last Thursday. Director of Sport at Rangi Ruru, Jo Fogarty says it was a great night for everyone, and for Rangi we had either a winner or a highly commended in every category we had MORE

  6. Interview with Rob Fuller

    Tonight we have Crimson Education’s event “Your Future in STEM – Uni and Career Pathways” here at Rangi Ruru. Rob Fuller, former NASA and US Air Force engineer turned secondary school teacher,  is one of the two fantastic guest speakers and was interviewed last week by Chris Lynch on Newstalk ZB. Listen to the interview below:   MORE

  7. Your Future in STEM

    Former NASA / US Air Force Engineer in Christchurch to Talk to Students About Global Demand for STEM Skills   Next Monday 30 October 2017, a former NASA and US Air Force engineer turned secondary school teacher will take to the stage at Rangi Ruru Girls’ School in Christchurch to talk Science, Technology, Engineering and MORE

  8. Spanish Speech Competition

    Congratulations to Abby Croot (Year 12 student) who recently competed in the STANZA Spanish Speech Competition. This is a national competition for senior students who study Spanish in various schools across New Zealand. This year there were about 80 entries and Abby came second in her own section. Well done!

  9. ATCL Speech and Drama Diploma

    Congratulations to the following girls on their Speech and Drama Diploma results: ATCL Speech and Drama Anna Bruce with Distinction Georgia Dunn Georgia Woodley   ATCL Communication Skills Eliza Acton-Adams with Distinction Isabella Carter with Distinction   ATCL is a professional qualification that has been assessed as equivalent to a first year of university study MORE

  10. SHELTER – Pre-order now

    SHELTER, the annual magazine produced by the students of Rangi Ruru, will be launched this year on 31st October. We are taking pre-orders, so please fill out this form to reserve your copy. Find out more about SHELTER (PDF)  

  11. Horsing Around!

    Neighhhhhh! 🐎 Fancy horsing around?! Don’t lie, you know you want to! That’s right, we have A PONY (a real one) coming today so come on down to the field and get involved in the Rangi Ruru Races!! The mufti day is ‘a day at the races’, hope you can take some inspo from this MORE

  12. Rangi LIVE events – 25/26 Oct

    Rangi Ruru Girls’ School Music Department presents the following three events, don’t miss out! Rangi LIVE at Little Neighbourhood Weds October 25th, 6.30pm Little Neighbourhood Garden Bar & Eatery, 94 Victoria St $10 Adults, $5 students Rangi LIVE at the MLT Thurs Oct 26th, 7pm Merivale Lane Theatre, Rangi Ruru Girls’ School Free admission Rangi MORE

  13. Year 8 Mock Talk Conference

    Year 8 are looking forward to their first ever Talk Conference where they will showcase their ideas in a TED talk style. Whanau are invited to hear these engaging talks on a variety of interesting topics. This will be a unique opportunity to hear the girls’ views and perspectives on the world around them

  14. Our Promise

    Our Promise – “At Rangi Ruru we believe that a quality education is a gift for Life” Through the generosity of spirit from our entire community we continue to ensure that Rangi Ruru provides an opportunity for every girl. We believe that together we can achieve great things and continue to build on the outstanding MORE

  15. Future Problem Solving Results

    We have the following Year 11 and 12 teams who have made it through to the Future Problem Solving National Finals. We wish you all the very best for the next stage. Year 11: Sarah Lawrence Victoria Park Lucy Anderson Emily Davey Year 12: Eugene In Ruby Blake Manson Suzanna Davis Abby Croot

  16. Rangi Ruru Girls’ School European Hockey Tour FUNDRAISER

    The mind often limits us. Want to know how to stay in the moment, make decisions, adapt and stay on task, rather than getting diverted by the situation? Come and meet the psychiatrist behind the All Black’s battle for mental resilience. Ceri Evans and Whiskey Galore will be hosting a fantastic evening where you can hear MORE

  17. Alumnae News – Fiona Redfurn (1996-2000)

      Life on Muzzle Station Fiona has lived at Muzzle Station in South Marlborough for most of her life, first with her parents and sister and now with her husband and their children. She has written a book about life on an isolated station, the history of the area and how her family got through MORE

  18. Alumnae News – Harriet Bremner (2002-2006)

    Bob ‘n’ Pops – The true story of an unlikely friendship between a Southern Man and his Miniature Dachshund The instant bond between a South Canterbury farmer and his vertically-challenged sausage dog is the stuff legends are made of. An unlikely friendship formed the day miniature dachshund Poppy was handed to Hakataramea farmer James Hayman. MORE

  19. NZQA Scholarship Crash Classes

    Crimson Education is offering a crash-course in five of the most popular NZQA Scholarship subjects, which are Biology, Statistics, English, Geography and Calculus. These classes will cover all of the content you need to know to improve your end-of-year results, like exam techniques and nailing practice questions. They are a supplement to the great work MORE

  20. Find out the future of STEM

    Wanting to find out the future of STEM, skills needed in the STEM industry and what students can be doing now to further their passions for STEM? Crimson will be onsite at Rangi Ruru and are excited to be talking with some amazing young entrepreneurs and industry experts who’ll be there to share their stories MORE

  21. Senior Music Students Performance

    Come along and enjoy hearing some of Rangi’s top senior music students live in their final solo performances of the year. Little Neighbourhood on Wednesday October 25th will feature fantastic singers and guitarists, with the Merivale Lane Theatre on Thursday October 26th showcasing top level performances on the piano, flute, violin, cello and trombone.

  22. Former Rangi student heads to the US

    By Julia Evans, published in The Star, 29th September 2017 –see original “From actor James Franco to Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane, the Rhode Island School of Design has produced some artistic greats. And one day Amy Huang, a former Rangi Ruru Girls’ School student, will be on the list of alumni. The 19-year-old has flown to MORE

  23. Show Debate – Gibson Centre 7.00-8.15pm

    We, the affirmative team, are happy to announce that we will be having a debating evening at Rangi Ruru in collaboration with Christ’s College! You’ll be able to try debating, learn about the infamous P.O.I. and you can just watch some great debates!   Date:     Tuesday 24th of October . Time:      5.30 pm to MORE

  24. Year 13 Art Competition

    A well done to two or our Year 13 student’s Abi Williams and Nina Van Pallandt for exhibiting their work recently at the Windsor Gallery Canterbury High School Year 13 Art Competition. This was a fantastic event with over 40 + entries from various Canterbury schools.  Keep up the great work girls.

  25. Fiji Village Project 2018: Amy Ga Hee Lee

    My name is Amy Ga Hee Lee and I am a third year medical student studying at the University of Auckland and a proud Rangi Ruru alumnae In December this year, I will be travelling on a volunteer trip to Fiji with other medical and nursing students from New Zealand, with a vision to help MORE

  26. Tearfund Ethical Fashion Project

    Come along and support our Rangi Ruru Textile Technology students at the Tearfund Ethical Fashion Project on Friday 29 September.

  27. International Week

    Just a reminder it is “INTERNATIONAL WEEK” this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday…. Check out all the activities and fun planned.

  28. Bonjour –French Activity Afternoon

    On Wednesday 30th August, our Yr10 French class recently enjoyed an outing to Riccarton House with the Yr10 French classes from Boys’ High.  All students participated in the many activities arranged including: boules, capture the beret, French Pictionary, Running Dictations and others. We lunched on some yummy French pastries and drank Orangina. Everyone had fun and MORE

  29. Coin Trail Success

    A huge thanks to all of you that donated to the coin trail! Every coin was counted and it made a huge difference. We made an astonishing $418.50!! A special thanks to Dan who was like an ATM machine to us giving us coin after coin! We look forward to doing more fun activities to MORE

  30. Year 9 Community Service Initiative

    Year 9 has just completed a fundraiser for the Women’s Night Shelter at the Christchurch City Mission. Camille Perelini of 9Sb coordinated and organized this community service initiative. Camille spoke to Year 9 about the women’s needs for warmth and shelter, especially during a very cold winter. She told Year 9 that, “The Women’s Night MORE

  31. A trip to Wellington

    I was fortunate enough to attend the Presbyterian Schools’ Conference a few weeks ago.Attending with me were Dr Hastie and two students Courtney Webb and Grace Titterton. While Dr Hastie and I listened to many speakers the girls were engaged at Te Kakano Marae in the Hutt looking at Social Justice issues. After sitting for MORE

  32. Rangi Ruru Wins Whelan Trophy to Retain Canterbury Title

    Rangi Ruru have retained the Canterbury Secondary School Basketball’s Whelan trophy after beating CGHS at Cowles stadium 51-37 last night.   The final score was very different to the 74-62 final last year when they wrestled the trophy and title from CGHS. Rangi Ruru Director of Sport Jo Fogarty says there was a huge crowd there supporting MORE

  33. Sporting success for Rangi Ruru this week and weekend

    Hockey Rangi Ruru Girls’ School won the Canterbury Secondary School Girls Premier hockey league final on Friday night. Rangi’s Director of Sport, Jo Fogarty described the stunning win as “A complete performance by the whole team; they worked together like a well-oiled machine.” The final saw Rangi go up against foes St Margaret’s with the MORE

  34. Grandparents’ Day 2017

    Friday 15 September, 1.45pm – 3.30pm St Andrew’s Church at Rangi Ruru Girls’ School, Merivale Lane Entrance We wish to welcome our Grandparent community to Rangi Ruru by warmly inviting them to celebrate Grandparents’ Day. This is a special opportunity for Grandparent’s to spend time at school with their Granddaughter/s.  We would like to invite MORE

  35. Jane Boyle – Brother Design Stars winner!

    Jane Boyle received her Brother Supreme Winner Award this week. Jane has won her section and is the supreme winner of the Brother Design Stars competition. This was announced on the Adam & Eve Show, TVNZ2 at 3.30pm this week. Jane’s design will be showcased on the runway at NZ Fashion Week. Jane receives brother MORE

  36. Jayne Barclay at NZ Business Hall of Fame Induction

    Every year, eight prominent New Zealanders are selected by the Young Enterprise Trust to be inducted into the NZ Business Hall of Fame – 4 living and 4 posthumous. This year, Thomas J Edmonds, the well known Christchurch businessman who began the famous Edmonds “Sure to Rise” baking powder company was one of the chosen MORE

  37. Rangi vs Christs College netball

    WOW what a start to Sports Week at Rangi Ruru, with a friendly netball match Rangi Ruru vs Christs College. Thanks boys for joining us, it was a tough competition out there today – in the end the win went to Rangi though! Look forward to a re-match in 2018.

  38. Cultural Concert – get your tickets!

    Our annual Cultural Concert is a showcase of all that is best about the Performing Arts at Rangi Ruru. With award-winning musical groups and talented dance companies, the Cultural Concert always demonstrates the highest level of performance. This year we have the pleasure of presenting the joint Rangi Ruru Girls’ School and Christ’s College Canterbury MORE

  39. Senior Scholarships 2018

    Now taking applications for: Year 10 – 13 General Excellence Scholarship Rangi Ruru Girls’ School is pleased to offer General Excellence Scholarships for girls at Years 10-13.  Scholarships are awarded to girls who show strength and potential in two or more of the following areas: academic, cultural, sporting, citizenship or leadership. The General Excellence Scholarship MORE

  40. Chamber Music Finals -Results

    Warmest congratulations to the three Chamber Music groups who had the amazing opportunity to compete in the NZCT Chamber Nationals during the weekend in Wellington. Buda and the Pests- Isabella Gregory, Jessie Anderson (pianos), and Valerie Xiang, Holly Evans (percussion) were one of six Gold Award winners, and won a cash prize of $800. This MORE

  41. Dr Michael Kimmel Evening

    You are warmly invited to attend an evening at Christs College to hear Dr Michael Kimmel. Dr Kimmell is a widely published sociologist based at Stony Brook University in New York where he heads the Centre for the Study of Men and Masculinities. A regular contributor to Ted Talks and the international conference circuit, he will MORE

  42. We need a bouncy castle!

    The Year 13 P.E. class is doing a carnival for Ferndale school on the 16th of August. They’re hoping to get a bouncy castle for the event as last year it was a big hit. Do you know anyone that might be able to help them out with supplying this? Get in touch with Hanna MORE

  43. Chamber Music Finals

    This weekend we have 3 Rangi chamber music groups attending the National semifinals and finals of the NZCT Chamber Music contest, in Wellington.  Only 12 groups get to the semifinals from throughout NZ, so to have 3 from Rangi is extraordinary.  We are the only school with 3 groups in this event. The 12 semifinalists MORE

  44. Founders Day 2017

    Every year at Rangi Ruru Girls’ School we join to celebrate those who founded our school. Founded in 1889 by Miss Helen Gibson and the Gibson sisters our schools name Rangi Ruru was suggested in 1891 by a Maori Chief of Rapaki Pa, Paora Taki translated means “wide sky shelter”. Founders Day was established by MORE

  45. Rangi.Life App Has Arrived!

    Introducing the new Rangi.Life app. We wanted to keep you fully informed of life at school and all our news & events.  To download simply click on the link available for both Android and iOS. The new Rangi.Life app gives parents quick access to: school contacts calendars notices newsletters information There is a directory of MORE

  46. Well done Brooke!

    Well done to Brooke Kingsbury for her supreme highland dancing ranking 4th in the Under 16 NZ Highland Dance Championships held in Christchurch.  At only 14 she was the youngest Christchurch competitor to rank at this level.  Pictured with Julie Hawke who received a NZ Order of Merit last year for her work with dance.  Brooke MORE

  47. New Physiotherapist

    Welcome to Yvonne Christensen, who will be taking over from Cath next term to offer our on site phsiotherapy service here at Rangi Ruru. Yvonne is excited to be providing physiotherapy and Pilates at Rangi Ruru.  Yvonne has extensive experience working with general and sports physiotherapy and clinical Pilates. She has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy, is a MORE

  48. Welcome to Term 3

    Can you spot our gorgeous daffodils making an appearance in the garden? Enjoy the rest of your week, keep warm and get plenty of rest. We look forward to seeing you at school on Monday.

  49. Christchurch Speech & Drama Competitions

    Congratulations to our students who recently competed in the Christchurch Speech & Drama Competitions. Anna Bruce came first in the English Speaking Union Canterbury Scholarship and Georgia Dunn came second. Missing is Georgia Dunn who was absent at the time of the prize giving. Their work was of such a high standard that both have MORE

  50. The Sock Supply is LIVE!

    Kia Ora from The Sock Supply!  We are a year 12 young enterprise team selling a range of cotton fashion socks in collaboration and support of Child Cancer Foundation NZ. It would be great to have your support so please check out our website down below and pre-order some of our socks! The Sock Supply is MORE

  51. Sister City Exchange

    Mayor Lianne Dalziel recently met with us ahead of her visit to our sister city, Seattle later this year. She will be visiting Annie Wright school where 2 of our year 12 students, Mari-Clare McLaughlin and Stefani Herber, went on exchange last term. Their buddies from Annie Wright school, Holly Shadko and Tana Anulacion, are MORE

  52. #Girlboss Alumnae Event

    On Thursday night we had our #Girlboss event in the Boardroom of Te Koraha.  The classes of 2003 and 2010 were invited to come along for a get together and to hear from our careers advisor Wen Qiu and guidance counsellor Jane Dickie. Both Ms Qiu and Ms Dickie reiterated the importance of staying connected, MORE

  53. Project Paradigm – Get Voting

    The Paradigm Challenge is an annual competition that inspires youth to use STEM skills plus kindness, creativity, and collaboration to make a difference.  The 2016-17 Challenge aims to generate new ideas to reduce waste in homes, schools, communities, and around the world. Unfortunately, our team did not make the top three spots this year. However, MORE

  54. eBooks for the holidays

    If you’re travelling or find yourself with nothing to read, remember you can borrow books from our eBook platform by downloading them to your iPhone, Android phone or device. https://rangiruru.wheelers.co/ To access the platform you will need to check your user number with us if you haven’t already set this up. Access is available 24/7 MORE

  55. What’s new in cancer research?

    The Cancer Society invites you to attend an information evening: What’s New in Cancer Research? Genes & Lifestyle 7pm Thursday 20th July 2017 St Andrew’s College Centennial Chapel 347 Papanui Road, Christchurch Information Evening Chair and Introduction: Dr Margaret Currie Decoding our Genes to Prevent Cancer: Dr Logan Walker The New Zealand Familial Breast Cancer Study: Dr Vanessa MORE

  56. Walking the tightrope – Netsafe event

    Walking the tightrope: The balancing act between social media, online safety, engagement and illusion NetSafe is a national organisation that is keeping it real with their positive approach to technology and today’s opportunities and challenges. Their purpose is to enable NZ parents, caregivers, educators and young people to be confident user of technology and make MORE

  57. Equestrian fundraising event for Leah Zydenbos

    Please join us for our Mid-Winter Meet and Greet & Fundraising Evening for Leah Zydenbos Wednesday 5th July 2017 5.30pm – 7.30pm The Saddlery Barn – Cnr Halswell Junction Road & Columbia Ave, Hornby Leah has been selected for the NZ Mounted Games team, where NZ will be competing against the rest of the world at Equitana in MORE

  58. Year 8 engineers

    Magnetic Minds, the Y8 team of girls from Rangi Ruru, have got through to the Canterbury finals of EPro8 Challenge. EPro8 is an engineering and problem solving race. The students build large scale structures that involve, electronics, motors, pulleys, gears and axels to invent machines that preform simple tasks. The Rangi Ruru Magnetic Minds group MORE

  59. Partial phone fix

    Our phones are being fixed. In the mean time the following two numbers are connected to cell phones if you need to contact us: Main office 03 9833 700 Boarding house 03 9833 732

  60. Sir Peter Blake Leadership Week

    As part of the Sir Peter Blake Leadership week 3 – 7 July Andrea Brewster is coming to speak with our Year 13 students. A finalist in the top 10 Women of influence 2016, Andrea is going to share her leadership experiences On Thursday 6th July. Andrea is Acting Chief Executive at Girl Guiding New Zealand, Chair MORE

  61. Festival of music

    Well done Pippa Anderson – Senior Choir Skye Atkins and Holly White – Orchestra Cindy Xiong – Concert Band These girls successfully auditioned for places in the Representative Groups in the Christchurch Schools’ Music Festival, to be held at the Horncastle Arena at the end of October over three nights. All year 7s will be MORE

  62. Pottery classical studies

    Year 13 Classical Studies visited the Canterbury Potters Association this week as part of their Greek Art Vase study. The students discovered how challengeing it is to create beautiful pottery, even with the help of the Potter’s Association expert Jane.

  63. Musical Nationals !

    All three of our senior chamber music groups, and the Resolutions choir, have made it through to Nationals to be held in August. Chamber: Congratulations to the following groups going to National Semi Finals, to be held in Wellington on Saturday August 4th: Buda and the Pests (Isabella Gregory, Jessie Anderson, Valerie Xiang and Holly MORE

  64. Pre-School Matariki breakfast

    Loads of fun this morning with many Rangi Ruru Girls’ School staff attending the Rangi Ruru Pre-School Matariki breakfast. Matariki Breakfast    

  65. NCEA for the uninitiated

    NCEA can seem like a foreign language to the uninitiated. This event is for parents of Year 10 and Year 11 students. Join us for an evening that will provide you with an understanding of: What NCEA is How the NCEA qualifications work, including the blend of internal and external assessments How the credits work MORE

  66. Wind back the clock

    Rangi Ruru Girls’ School cultural concert presents their “Wind back the clock” event: Concert to be held at The Piano, 156 Armagh Street. Tickets $20 (adult) and $15 (student) Tuesday 15th August 7:10pm doors open 7:30pm performance begins VENUE: The Piano, 156 Armagh Street An eclectic mix of Jazz, Kapa Haka, Dance, Orchestra, Choir, Percussion,Drama MORE

  67. Disney extravaganza

    Some of our performing arts students are off to London and Paris to perform. As part of the fundraising for their trip they’re previewing their performance for us here at our very own Merivale Lane Theatre, Monday 3 July at 6:30pm Buy Tickets Online

  68. Resolutions + Voices wins

    Both Resolutions and Rangi Voices, along with their director Helen Charlton, are to be congratulated on some outstanding performances at the Canterbury/West Coast NZCF 2017 Big Sing Regional Festival held in Christchurch on June 19th. Between the choirs they won four awards Resolutions – Outstanding Performance of a Modern Art Composition Resolutions – Outstanding Performance MORE

  69. Chamber music win

    Congratulations to three of Rangi’s 10 chamber music groups who have made it to the South Island Finals in the NZCT Chamber Music Contest, which will take place in Christchurch this Saturday June 24th.  At the District Finals on Friday night these three groups won the following awards: Amadeus (Emily Davey, Lucy Costelloe, Victoria Park, MORE

  70. Rangi GirlBoss

    Our first #GirlBoss event is coming. This year we will be inviting the class of 2010 (graduated in 2014) and the class of 2003  (graduated 2007) to join forces and celebrate at Rangi Ruru. Join us to hear guest speakers, swap stories on careers, finance, entrepreneurship and more. Thursday July 6th The Gibson Centre at MORE

  71. Mud run

    Last weekend saw three Rangi Ruru teams competing in the Motukarara UC Education Secondary Schools Mud Run.  

  72. New York Science

    Sam Summerfield and Amber Spurway are going to the The New York Academy of Sciences’ Annual Global STEM Alliance (GSA) Summit in New York in the July holidays, something they’ve been working towards for a number of months. It means that they will be a part of the New York Science Academy for as long MORE

  73. Yr7 Yr8 Sustainability

    During this week our Yr 7 and Yr 8 are doing their sustainability challenge based learning. Learning focused on the big idea of Sustainability. This opportunity to focus on a challenge of global significance, yet apply themselves to developing local solutions, creates a space where students can direct their own inquiry into real-world problems and MORE

  74. Young Enterprise success

    Three Young Enterprise teams completed another stage in their year of work this week, Dragons Den. All three groups from Rangi Ruru presented polished and accomplished pitches and received many congratulatory comments from judges and other schools alike. ‘The Sock Supply’ presented as one of 8 finalists from 70 teams in Canterbury. The Sock Supply are Gabby Dodd, Maddie MORE

  75. Trike a thon

    The Rangi Ruru Preschool had a fantastic morning with amazing support from family, Rangi Ruru Girls’ School students and faculty members. We couldn’t have done it without all the cheers and words of encouragement. The total combined lap count currently stands at … 946 What a truly spectacular effort shown by the children of Rangi MORE

  76. Yr7/8 Sustainability challenge learning

    Good luck to the year 7/8 girls who will be spending the next week involved in a Sustainability Challenge based learning experience. The focus is global challenge / local focus and will involve the girls working on their own solutions as well as visits to EcoSort , EcoDrop, and EcoShop. Have fun starting tomorrow, and MORE

  77. Rangi Rugs for sale

    The year 13 students are doing their cultural/service trip to Samoa. To help raise funds they’re selling Rangi Rugs. 1m X 1.5m and made from 100 weight polar fleece they’ll keep you nice and snug through the winter. Bug your rug now

  78. 40 Hours of movement

    The 40 hours of movement are over but you can still donate. All the girls and teachers involved worked super hard without sleep exercising for the weekend. Please give a little to support their wonderful efforts. The money raised will got to Syrian Refugees.  

  79. Drama for Future Problem Solving

    Our team at the Wisconsin Future Problem Solving (FPS) event used Drama to outline their solution to the problem. Here they are competing for top honours. While at the event our team was befriended by a lovely group of students from Madison County. Here they all are on the banks of the Mississippi.

  80. 40 hours of movement on TV

    The WorldVision 40 hours of movement organised by senior girls is on all weekend. Sunday they’re on TV2’s What Now programme. Donate via the 40 Hour famine Rangi Ruru page – all funds go to Syrian Refugees

  81. Maths Craft June 18

    Discover the maths behind craft and the craft behind maths at Christchurch’s first Maths Craft Day, Sunday June 18 in The Great Hall at The Arts Centre. 10:00am 5:00pm A free event organised by mathmaticians for anyone, to do and learn about maths in the real world.

  82. Breakfast – essential!

    9JN at Rangi Ruru Girls’ school have been feeding their breakfast brain with these great yoghurt nut and fruit starters.

  83. Debating at Parliament

    At the end of May, Head of Debating, Year 12 student Maddi Halliday was in Wellington as part of the Canterbury Red team. She competed with the Red Team for the Russell McVeigh National Debating Championships.

  84. 40 hours of movement!

    As part of the 40 hour famine we’re moving for all 40 hours. Sponsor our active 40 hours and all the money we raise will go to Syrian Refugees.

  85. July University open days

    The Canterbury University and Lincoln University open days are coming up in July 21 June 6:30pm – University of Otago at Addington Events centre 13 July Thursday – University Canterbury Open Day 14 July Friday – Lincoln University Open Day  

  86. Paradigm Challenge experience

    This is a guest post by Year 11 Student Tulsi Lathia on the experience she had winning an innovation award with her brother and two collaborators from Rajkot India. In June last year, I found out that my team (Ignited We Unite) and I had won first place in our division in the first annual MORE

  87. Frontpage Amazons

    A video interview with Revenge of the Amazons cast and director has made the front page of the Kiwi Star news site. The three minute interview gives a look behind the scenes.

  88. Mini United Nations weekend

    Well done to those who participated in the Mini United Nations event over the weekend of the 6th and 7th. A group of students from Rangi Ruru and Christ’s College participated in a Model United Nations event.

  89. Tickets on sale now

    In the Rangi Ruru production of ‘Revenge of the Amazons‘ by Kiwi playwright Jean Betts, girls from Years 11 to 13 act, sing, dance, provide technical support and front of house. This will be an exceptional display of theatre in every aspect and a highlight of the 2017 calendar. Book your tickets now! >> NB. Contains adult MORE

  90. Winning Performance at Festival

    Congratulations to the Rangi Ruru drama students who performed in the Canterbury Te Raki Regional Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival on 1 April. Bella Pownall (Year 13) was awarded Best Actress for her five minute piece which was directed by fellow Year 13 student, Kate Donald. Special mention MORE

  91. Win at Inaugural Mounted Games

    Rangi Ruru riders have competed in the inaugural South Island Schools’ Mounted Games competition held in the Ellesmere Showgrounds at Leeston on 31 March. Riders from 16 teams, competed in pairs through 20 series of different games. Run in conjunction with the South Island Interschools’ Competition, the Rangi Ruru Gold pair of Leah Zydenbos and MORE

  92. PHOE Project Voting Now Open

    Voting is now open to select the winning video in the Picture Happiness on Earth Project, which will see a Rangi Ruru girl represent New Zealand at the Science Centre World Summit in Tokyo in November.  Working in collaboration with Science Alive and Miraikan (the Japanese National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation), Rangi Ruru’s MORE

  93. Tennis Team Shine at Nationals

    Rangi Ruru’s senior tennis team has capped off a fantastic season with a fifth place at the National Secondary School’s competition in Auckland. Pictured L-R: Jade Feneon, Tessa McCann, Luka Simmers, Kate Edwards, Kyla Otway The team that won the Christchurch girls’ qualifying tournament and placed second at the South Island Secondary School’s tournament fought MORE

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