1. Intouch – Week 5, Term 3 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Friday 23 August Senior Practice Exams Saturday 24 August Concert Band Festival (24th-25th) Monday 26 August Senior practice Exams – Reserve Day Wednesday 28 August Big Sing Finale (28th-31st) 12:30 Years 7&8 mini Netball/Hockey exchange TBC 4:00pm Cantamaths competition Thursday 29 August Meet our MORE

  2. Intouch – Week 4, Term 3 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Saturday 17 August Regional Theatre Fest (17th-18th) or (24th-25th August) Sunday 18 August NZSS Duathlon Champs Monday 19 August 8:30am DanceMade – Year 8; Dance Companies 7:00pm Resolutions singing at CCH Auditorium Tuesday 20 August 6:45am Winter Tournament Teams Breakfast 4:00pm Junior Learning Progress MORE

  3. Term 3 Pocket and Colour Awards now open

    Applications for Term 3 Pocket and Colour awards are now open. You can access the forms here: https://rangilife.school.nz/forms/ Or pick up a paper copy from the Sports Office. Applications must be received by the following dates: Non-Winter Tournament Students – MONDAY 26th AUGUST AT 1PM. No late applications will be taken. Winter Tournament Students – MORE

  4. Year 11 Girls Work With Preschool Children

    Today the preschool began a new learning programme with the senior students of our Rangi Ruru. The children adore being able to work alongside the school students when the opportunities arise. Our Year 11 girls have been learning about gross motor development, and as part of their learning and curriculum requirements, Linda was invited to MORE

  5. Intouch – Week 3, Term 3 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Friday 9 August Southern Jam Youth Jazz Festival (6th-11th) Sunday 11 August Interschools Eventing 5:30pm Netball Tournament Team Fundraiser – Quiz night Tuesday 13 August 9:00am Year 11 History Seminar 5:00pm Year 8 Epro8 Science Challenge 7:30pm PTA Meeting Thursday 15 August Ski/Snowboarding Champs MORE

  6. Archibalds Volvo Offer

    Archibalds Volvo is the exclusive vehicle partner of the Rangi Ruru 1st XI, and they are offering our Rangi families an exclusive discounted offer on selected vehicle models. Archibalds is pleased to offer the Rangi Ruru community guaranteed discounts of up to 8% on selected models. And for every car sold to Rangi families, Archibalds MORE

  7. Intouch – Week 2, Term 3 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Friday 2 August Chamber Music Nationals 1:45pm Founders Day – 130th Saturday 3 August Chamber Music Nationals Ara Jazz Quest Big Band Ensemble Competition (3rd-4th) Tuesday 6 August Southern Jam Youth Jazz Festival (6th-11th) CHANGE OF DATE Introducing our Psychologists and some ABC Now MORE

  8. Junior Space School

    Term 2 holidays were something to look forward too. Holly, Shahd, Greer and I were off to Space Camp with 40 more people.

  9. Senior Space School

    Over the July school holidays I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to attend CASE space school in Houston, Texas.

  10. Intouch – Week 1, Term 3 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Friday 26 July India Exchange (16th-5th) Monday 29 July 8:25am Term 3 begins 7:30pm Barbershop Regionals Friday 2 August Chamber Music Nationals 1:45pm Founders Day – 130th Saturday 3 August Chamber Music Nationals Ara Jazz Quest Big Band Ensemble Competition (3rd-4th) Local Theatre Fest MORE

  11. Intouch – July Holidays, 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Friday 5 July 3:15pm End Term 2 Saturday 6 July SI School Road Championships- Cycling (6th-7th) 9:00am Kapahaka Samoan Intensity weekend (6th-8th) Monday 8 July Reports emailed out Tuesday 9 July Crimson Education Tours Monday 29 July 8:25am Term 3 begins 7:30pm Barbershop Regionals MORE

  12. Friday Night Basketball

    There is NO basketball this Friday (5 July) and basketball resumes on Friday 2 August (Week 1 of Term 3).   Thanks. Mrs Brooks

  13. Intouch – Week 10, Term 2 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Friday 28 June Manu Korero speech competition – visit 7:00pm Year 9 Dance Saturday 29 June 8:00pm Senior Dance Tuesday 2 July 7:00pm ITM Evening Friday 5 July 3:30pm End Term 2 – Reports emailed Saturday 6 July SI School Road Championships- Cycling (6th MORE

  14. Intouch – Week 9, Term 2 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Friday 21 June 7:30pm Jazz Quest Combo Competition Showcase Concert French NCEA Immersion Day Sunday 23 June South Island Chamber Music Regionals Monday 24 June 1:10pm Chamber Music Showcase Concert TBC Tuesday 25 June Senior Drama Trip Wednesday 26 June 7:00pm NCEA Solo performance MORE

  15. NZ Secondary Schools Duathlon Champs – Who wants to enter?

    NZ Secondary Schools Duathlon Championships – who wants to enter? AUGUST 18, 2019 Teretonga Park, Invercargill The Southland Triathlon & Multisport Club is hosting the 2019 New Zealand Secondary Schools Championships at Teretonga Park, Invercargill. This is a non-drafting race. EVENT SCHEDULE: 8:30AM – Registration Opens 9:30AM – Track opens for warm up 9:55AM – MORE

  16. Intouch – Week 8, Term 2 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Friday 14 June 7:00pm Rockquest Regional Final Saturday 15 June 8:30am NZSS Cross Country Champs 2:00pm Concert – chamber and Resolutions 8:00pm Semi Formal Sunday 16 June 9:00am NZSS Cross Country Champs Monday 17 June Jazz Quest competition (17th – 21st) Tuesday 18 June MORE

  17. Intouch – Week 7, Term 2 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Friday 7 June 8:30am Big Sing Regionals 40 Hour Famine (7th -9th) Sunday 9 June Big Bang Percussion Day 5:30pm Rangi Chamber Music evening Monday 10 June International and Languages Week (10th – 12th) 1:40pm Awards Assembly Tuesday 11 June Year 10 Camp TBC MORE

  18. Camp update

    The girls are having a fantastic time. Here is the latest webcam picture to confirm the clear and cold weather.

  19. Intouch – Week 6, Term 2 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Friday 31 May 7:30pm Year 13 History trip Monday 3 June 8:00am Queens Birthday Weekend 1:00pm Jazz Band and Combo – performance as part of the ChCh Jazz and Blues Festival Tuesday 4 June Year 10 Camp 10La, 10Sk (4th – 8th) 8:30am Spanish MORE

  20. Intouch – Week 5, Term 2 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Friday 24 May 6:00pm Winter Warmer Sunday 26 May 4:00pm Clan Family Service – Stirling, Braemar,. Dunvegan 6:00pm Clan Family Service – Balmoral, Doune, Glamis Tuesday 28 May Year 10 Camp 10Rb, 10Ty (28th – 31st) Canterbury Cross Country Wednesday 29 May 7:00am Year MORE

  21. Intouch – Week 4, Term 2 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Saturday 18 May Rockquest Regional Heats 7:30pm Senior Production Wheeler’s Luck Monday 20 May Year 8 Showquest (TBC) (20th – 21st) Tuesday 21 May Year 10 Camp 10Tn, 10Vy (21st – 24th) 7:00pm PTA Meeting – Wine & Dine Thursday 23 May 12.45pm Yr MORE

  22. Intouch – Week 3, Term 2 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Monday 13 May Bullying_free NZ Week (13th – 17th) Tuesday 14 May CAIMS Winter Weekly Sport Commences 7:00pm PTA AGM Wednesday 15 May 1:00pm Yrs 7&9 Scholarship Exam Winter Sport begins 7:00pm Senior Production – Wheelers Luck (15th – 18th) Friday 17 May YFC MORE

  23. Friday Night Basketball 2019

    Friday Night Basketball starts today (10th May) and this year we have 18 teams registered in the competition. All teams will be emailed the draw each week and parents can access the draw via Rangi Life (click on the Sports Draw button). Thanks

  24. Intouch – Week 2, Term 2 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Sunday 5 May 6:00pm Year 9 PTA Parent Social Evening Monday 6 May 11:00am Cathedral Grammar Music exchange 6:00pm Cathedral Grammar Music / Rangi Ruru Concert Wednesday 8 May 7:00pm UC High School Highlights Check the School calendar for more dates click here>> Read MORE

  25. Intouch – Week 1, Term 2 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Monday 29 April 8:25am Term 2 begins Wednesday 1 May 1:40pm Cross Country Thursday 2 May 5:30am Year 12 Science Trip Friday 3 May 5:00pm Year 12 Science Trip Sunday 5 May 6:00pm Year 9 PTA Parent Social Evenin Monday 6 May 11:00am Cathedral MORE

  26. Intouch – April Holidays, 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Thursday 4th April Classics/History trip (4th – 21st April) Friday 5 April 12:30pm End Term 1 1:00pm Boarder Learning Progress Interviews Friday 19 April Good Friday Monday 22 April Easter Monday Wednesday 24 April School closed Thursday 25 April Anzac Day Monday 29 April MORE

  27. We Are One

    ‘We Are One’ was a day to show our love and support for those affected by the Christchurch mosque attack on the 15th of March. Together as a Rangi community we created the word AROHA which is one of our School values. The girls dressed in bright colours to symbolise acceptance of all races, beliefs MORE

  28. Rangi Ruru Community Pool

    Just a friendly reminder to our wonderful Rangi Ruru community that the school swimming pool will be closed for weekend use beginning 6/7 April.

  29. Measles Outbreak Update from CDHB

    Canterbury Measles Outbreak – Information for schools and ECE Measles is spreading in Canterbury. It is a highly infectious virus that can be life threatening. Download the following advice from the Canterbury District Health Board. Canterbury Measles Outbreak Info for Schools

  30. Intouch – Week 10, Term 1 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Saturday 30 March NZ Schools Triathlon Champs Sunday 31 March 1:00pm Stellar Strings 1 Monday 1 April Summer Tournament Week (25th – 31st) SISS Touch Champs (24th – 31st) 8:30am Yr 8 HPV Vaccinations 6:30pm PTA Meeting Tuesday 2 April 4:00pm Learning Progress Interviews MORE

  31. Hagley Park Event Friday 29 March UPDATES

    PLEASE NOTE due to the event in Hagley Park tomorrow there are road closures in place. Red Bus have notified us that the Rolleston Bus and the Sumner bus will be significantly delayed. Park Terrace, Deans Ave and Riccarton Ave will be closed off early morning so please note for those travelling. The blockade is MORE

  32. 2019 Aon Maadi Cup Update

    The girls are going well at the 2019 Aon Maadi Cup. We have qualified for 10 ‘A’ finals in the events below. Tomorrow we have 4 crews set to race in the semi-finals and the finals will race on Friday and Saturday. Results so far: GU188+ (5th) A Final GU184+ (1st) A Final GU178+ (1st) MORE

  33. Thought Leader – Grant Fowlds

    INTERESTED in learning more about Conservationist for Project Rhino, Elephant and Gorilla? Tuesday 26th March Merivale Lane Theatre 1.00pm – 1.30pm FREE for all staff and students To find out more check out his amazing website www.grantfowlds.com.  

  34. Intouch – Week 9, Term 1 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Friday 22 March Maadi Cup (22nd – 29th) 11:00am-4:00pm Open Day Saturday 23 March 7:30pm National Concerto Competition Sunday 24 March SISS Touch Champs (24th – 31st PTA House and Garden Tour Monday 25 March Summer Tournament Week (25th – 31st) Wednesday 27 March MORE

  35. Helpful Advice Sheets and Cultural Awareness Information

    Please find helpful Advice Sheets and Cultural Awareness documents sent from the MoE to all schools for their communities.  Feel free to click the following links to view the documents. Farsi advice for caregivers Cultural Awareness for working with Muslim communities Tongan translation advice for caregivers Arabic translations advice for caregivers

  36. Intouch – Week 8, Term 1 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Friday 15 March Volleyball Tournament Pre Maadi Camp (15th – 17th) Monday 18 March Rowing U18 8 Camp Friday 22 March 11:00am-4:00pm Open Day Maadi Cup (22nd – 29th) Saturday 23 March National Concerto Competition Sunday 24 March SISS Touch Champs (24th – 31st) MORE

  37. Intouch – Week 7, Term 1 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Friday 8 March 3:30pm Rowing Camp (8th – 10th) International Women’s Day Sunday 10 March New Entrant PTA BBQ Monday 11 March Swimming Sports; PDP interviews 6:30pm Rangi Ruru/Crimson USA Discovery Tour Information Evening Tuesday 12 March 7:30pm PTA AGM Thursday 14 March 7:00pm MORE

  38. Intouch – Week 6, Term 1 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Friday 1 MarchSISS Mainland Volleyball, Tennis Championships (1st – 3rd)4:00pm Sinfonia Camp (1st – 3rd)8:30am Athletics Sports postponement day Sunday 3 MarchSISS Triathalon & Duathalon Champs Tuesday 5 March 1:30pm Years 7&8 Aquathon7:00pm Maree Crabbe – Parent Evening (Pornography) Thursday 7 March3:30pm Rowing Camp MORE

  39. Intouch – Week 5, Term 1 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES Friday 22 February SISS Mounted Games Sunday 24 February 4:00pm New Entrant PTA BBQ Monday 25 February Love Week 1:45pm Academic Awards Assembly Tuesday 26 February Pink & Red Mufti Day 5:00pm France/Spain Trip Information evening Thursday 28 February 8:30am Athletics Sports Friday 1 MORE

  40. Intouch – Week 4, Term 1 2019

    To view the full publication click here>>  Important Dates & Times Sunday 17 FebruaryQuad Tournament (17th – 19th) Tuesday 19 February6:30pm Antipodeans Abroad 2019 – Parent Information Evening Wednesday 20 FebruaryInterschools Showjumping7:00pm Year 9 Parent Evening in Mana Wahine Thursday 21 February7:30am 400m and 3000m events held at Christs College Friday 22 FebruarySISS Mounted Games MORE

  41. Stellar Strings 2019

    Workshop and concert with Stephen Larsen, University of Auckland. Sponsored by Antonio Strings, Christchurch.

  42. Intouch – Week 3 , Term 1 2019

    To view the full publication click here>> Important Dates & Times Sunday, February 10 9:30am ResolutionsWorkshop Monday, February 11 7:00pm Year 12/13 Parents Evening Tuesday, February 12 8:30am Year 9Jb, 9Ka, 9Mh Camp 7:30pm PTA Meeting Wednesday, February 13 8:30am Years 7&8 Camps Thursday, February 14 8:30am Year 9Ma, 9Nn, 9Ny Camp 7:00pm Year 11 MORE

  43. Open Day 2019

      Please join us for our OPEN DAY on Friday 22nd March 2019, from 11.00am – 4.00pm. We invite you to book your 2019 Open Day Tour. Tours of our school are important as they provide a great opportunity to chat with our teachers, students and discuss opportunities for your daughter at Rangi Ruru. To MORE

  44. NZQA Scholarship Awards – From the Principal

    We are thrilled with the outcome of the 2018 NZQA Scholarship Examinations. These examinations test high-level critical thinking in addition to specific subject knowledge, and we admire the combination of attributes acknowledged in these awards. These results are achieved at two levels, ‘Scholarship’ and ‘Outstanding Performance Scholarship’.

  45. Intouch – Week 2 , Term 1 2019

    To view the full publication click here>>  Important Dates & Times Friday 1 February 3:30pm SI Rowing Champs (1st – 6th) Monday 4 February Uncovering the UCAT – Christchurch, 5:30pm arrival for 6pm start, Merivale Lane Theatre Wednesday 6 February Waitangi Day – School Closed Thursday 7 February SISS Tennis Qualifying Tournament 7:00pm Years 7&8 Parents Evening MORE

  46. Intouch – Week 1 , Term 1 2019

    View the full publication here Welcome back! Commencement Dates & Times Saturday 26 January 9am-1pm All existing Boarders and those new to Years 10,11,12 report in to Boarding House (lunch and orientation) 2pm – Sunday evening Boarders’ Retreat Monday 28 January 10am Clan Leaders Meeting 10.15am Senior Leaders Meeting 11am and after lunch Student Leadership MORE

  47. Welcome to 2019

    Welcome! Welcome to 2019, some information to kick start the school year. Commencement Dates & Times Monday 21 – Friday 25 January  10.30am or 2.30pm: “Getting Connected” sessions in the Gibson Centre. New students learn about our network and BYOD set-up. Girls need to bring their devices. Sessions are pre-booked (refer to your information letter) MORE

  48. 2019 Metro school routes and timetables now available

    Confirmation for the Metro school bus route information for 2019 with the operator Red Bus Ltd. Students can take the ‘72 Waimakariri to City schools’ services and the ‘74 Sumner to City & Merivale schools’ services .These services will begin again from Monday 28th January ( see individual timetables for specific dates). The route and timetables MORE

  49. New student leadership team for 2019

    Last week we announced our new student leadership team for 2019! Congratulations to the following girls: Head of School: Rachel McSweeny Head of Arts: Lucy Bryden Head of Boarding: Alice Graham Head of Community: Imogen Bell Head of Service: Mette van Pallandt Head of Sport: Isabella Inkson Head of Sustainability: Rosetta Brown Head of Wellbeing: Samantha Summerfield MORE

  50. Prize Giving & Awards 2018

    Scholarships top night of sisterhood celebration Rangi Ruru Girls’ School has enjoyed a fabulous night of academic, sporting and artistic celebration, capped by 50 university scholarships, including eight international placement offers. The full list of awards can be downloaded here. At a prizegiving on Wednesday evening Rangi Ruru principal Dr Sandra Hastie made special mention MORE

  51. Help Mya Cherry Regain her Quality of Life Back

    Mya is a 16 year old Rangi student who has a severely compressed spinal cord. When it was discovered this year she underwent urgent surgery. Unfortunately the corrective surgery has worsened her situation. After the surgery she woke with very limited movement and strength, and has basically had to learn to walk again. She requires intense rehab MORE

  52. National Spanish Speech Competition Success

    Congratulations to Year 13 Spanish student, Abby Croot, who won the National Speech Competition organised by STANZA (Spanish Teachers Association New Zealand Aotearoa). Fantastic result, Abby!

  53. Guidelines for Mobile Phone Use

    We are social creatures and we require connections with other humans in order to thrive. With this in mind, along with our desire to enable effective teaching and learning, we are adopting a firmer approach to the use of phones during class time. These new guidelines are designed to: Strengthen face to face communication, collaboration MORE

  54. Organ Recital

    On Sunday 2nd September Rangi Ruru is running an organ recital in St Andrew’s Chapel. Featuring Valerie Xiang, a St Andrew’s at Rangi Ruru Organ Scholar, and Max Toth, a Christ’s College Organ Student. Recital Details St Andrew’s at Rangi Ruru, Merivale Lane Sunday September 2nd 2018, 2pm-2.45pm Free Admission More About Valerie Xiang Valerie is MORE

  55. Great Results for Jazz Band at Southern Jam

    Congratulations to the Jazz Band and director Lana Law on wonderful Southern Jam results. The band won two awards – a Silver Award, and the Most Promising Band Award. In addition a huge shout out and congratulations to Rebecca Harris (trombone) and Kaia Johnstone (trumpet) on selection for the All Stars Band at the Gala MORE

  56. Winning Notes Yet Again From Rangi Ruru Musicians

    Chamber music and jazz sparkled last weekend, winning cash prizes and silver awards for Rangi Ruru Girls’ School in two competitions, both held in Christchurch. On Friday two of the school’s senior chamber music groups competed in the national finals weekend of the NZCT Chamber Music contest while the Ara Jazz Quest saw Rangi swing MORE

  57. Three Rangi Hockey Players to Attend NZ U18 Development Camp

    A trio of hockey players from Christchurch’s Rangi Ruru Girls’ School has been selected to attend the NZ U18 Development Camp from the 15th – 21st of December. Brittany Wang, Anneke Calder and Abby Lennon were all named in the announcement this morning listing the top 32 players in the country who will attend the MORE

  58. Excellent Results at Dance NZ Made Regional Competition

    Some outstanding results for Rangi Ruru at the Dance NZ Made Regional Competition. All girl’s danced strongly and proudly with fantastic results across all individuals and groups who performed. Juliette Ward and the Elite Dance Company have also been nominated to attend the National Competition later in the year.    

  59. Rangi Ruru Supporters Scarves

    Keep toasty warm this winter and help support Rangi Ruru Girls’ School at the same time! Become a Rangi Ruru Supporter with a gorgeous 100% lamb’s wool scarf, made locally for us by Exquisite Wool. These fantastic scarves are $65 each, available from our online shop. $15 from each sale will go towards our Mana MORE

  60. Year 10 Student Competes in World Junior Golf Champs in San Diego

    Year 10 student Maddie May has left for the US where she will compete in the IMG World Junior Golf Championships in San Diego next week (9th-13th July). Maddie won the Pegasus Open in June, and Rangi Ruru Mental Performance Coach Paula Rule says it was a significant achievement for a Year 10 student in MORE

  61. Rangi Dancer Takes Out NZ Highland Fling Title

    Year 11 student Brooke Kingsbury has won the Highland Fling under-16 title at the New Zealand championships in Invercargill. Take a look at the article below which made it into the Star: Well done Brooke – what an achievement!

  62. Rangi Ruru’s Holly Evans Heading To Asia on Tour

    After being a part of the hugely successful sell-out production of West Side Story earlier this year, Holly Evans (who played the lead, Maria) is heading to Asia with the New Zealand Secondary Students’ Choir tour. Holly who is in Year 13, will fly to Auckland next week where the choir will rehearse before flying on to MORE


    CONGRATULATIONS to the following students for their selection in these outstanding National Music Events.   National Chamber Music Semi-finals and Finals. From the Regional Finals of 36 groups nationwide (of which Rangi had three groups in the South Island Finals), only 12 groups are chosen for the National Semi Finals.  Of these 12, Rangi has MORE

  64. National Language Competition success

    Congratulations to Year 12 Spanish students Ella Lamont, Laura Chamberlain, Lucy Johnson, Amber Spurway, Kate Edwards and Year 12 French student Lucia Rapley, who won the national language competition organised by the New Zealand Language Teachers’ Association. The students had to create a video or a poster on Facebook to promote the message: “Why it’s important to learn a second language”.  Our MORE

  65. ‘Eugenius’ scores scholarship at top US university

    A huge congratulations to Eugene In (nicknamed ‘Engenius’) who has been accepted into the Stanford University medicine summer internship in the United States! A lot of hard work, and a team effort for fundraising have made this possible. Eugene is continuing to fundraise and will attend Stanford from July 9-20. Congratulations Eugene! This story made MORE

  66. The Future is Female: Annual Appeal 2018

    This year the Rangi Ruru Girls’ School Annual Appeal will further enable us to support areas that will see our girls grow, challenge and encourage one another to become confident learners keen to take on the world. To maintain our position as one of New Zealand’s leading girls’ schools, we must always be top of MORE

  67. Prime Minister pays tribute to former Rangi scholars

    Front page of the Nor-west News! Congratulations to Isabella Gregory who received 4 NZQA Scholarships, 3 at Outstanding Performance level. She was also the ‘Top Subject Scholar’ in two subjects – Art History and Music. Isabella received a “NZ Scholarship Premier Award” – the top accolade available and the only one in the South Island. MORE

  68. Westside Story On Stage With Rangi Ruru and Christ’s College

    As finger clicks resonate around the Christ’s College auditorium this week, the last couple of weeks of rehearsals for Westside Story herald a powerful opening on May 16th. The 2018 Senior Drama production sees a stellar Rangi Ruru and Christ’s College company bringing energy, vitality and chutzpah to this tale of vicious rivalry, passion, divided MORE

  69. Photos from the ANZAC Commemorations in London

    Rangi Ruru students Abby Lennon, Aimee Hayward, Claudia Reid and Lucy Simpson, alongside our Principal Dr Hastie had the privilege of laying a wreath at ANZAC commemorations in London yesterday. Sir Jerry Mateparae was in attendance, who Dr Hastie and the students had the pleasure of meeting.   Lest we forget.

  70. Rangi Ruru student interviewed on Spanish TV

    Elise a student at Rangi but is spending a year in Spain on an AFS exchange. She will return to Rangi year 11 in term 3. Elise has spent the year in Barcelona and so has been immersed in Spanish language (castellano) at home and with friends, and has learned Catalan ab initio as her MORE

  71. Congrats Sarah and Victoria on places in NZSO Youth Orchestra

    Congratulations to Year 12 music scholars Sarah Lawrence (violin) and Victoria Park (viola) who have both won places in the 2018 NZSO National Youth Orchestra.  Since its inception in 1959, the National Youth Orchestra has played a vital role in providing unique opportunities for the country’s most gifted young orchestral performers aged 25 years and MORE

  72. Rangi Athletes Take National Titles at School Tri Champs

    Two Year 8 Rangi Ruru students have taken out two national titles in the New Zealand Schools Triathlon Championships – the final national event for the school season. Lily Greenwood won the U12 girls age-group and then she and schoolmate Milly Gallagher combined with two boys from Medbury to win the 2018 NZS Tag Team Tri Under MORE

  73. Rangi Wins Top Girls’ School in NZ Rowing For 3rd Year Running

    Isabella Carter Selected To Trial for NZ Junior Squad Christchurch’s Rangi Ruru Girls’ School has retained their title as top girls’ school in rowing for the third time running at the Maadi Cup Regatta on Lake Ruataniwha. It was close though, with the blue and golds beating Waikato Diocesan Girls’ by just 1 point as MORE

  74. Love of sport propels student leader to Russia

    Lincoln University’s Kristy Havill will represent New Zealand at an international volunteering forum taking place in Russia later this year. A third-year Sport and Recreation Management student, Kristy will be the country’s only representative at the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Volunteer Leader’s Academy in Kazan in June.  A successful clay-target shooter and cricketer, Kristy manages MORE

  75. Rangi Ruru’s Rider Excels at American Quarter Horse Nationals

    A very tired horse and rider, with support crew headed the 862 kilometres home on Monday after a successful outing at the 39th AQHA-NZ National Show in Hawera, north of Whanganui.   17-year-old Yr 13 Rangi Ruru student Sally McPherson, horse Maroan Ranger, aka Archie together with mum and dad Lindsey and Ian, were accompanied MORE

  76. Music Congratulations

    Congratulations to the following girls who have successfully auditioned as members of the 2018 NZ Secondary Schools’ Symphony Orchestra.  They will meet with other talented instrumentalists from all over New Zealand during the April term break for rehearsals and concerts.   1st violins         Yuna Chon, Sarah Lawrence, Emily Davey, Lucy Costelloe   2nd violins    MORE

  77. 8 Rowing medals at the South Island Club Champs

    Rangi Ruru Cleans Up With 6 Gold Medals at Weekend Rowing Champs The Rangi Ruru rowers had a successful weekend at the South Island Club Champs this weekend at Lake Ruataniwha. 6X Gold: Open eight: Izzy Inkson, Anneka Calder, Alice Sproat, Bella Carter, Millie Knight, Emma Stephens, Claire Watson, Samantha Vance and Amber Williams Under MORE

  78. Combined Old Girls Golf Tournament

    Harewood Golf Club – Friday 16 March 2018 8.30am for 9.00am Shotgun start – 18 holes – $40 10.00am for 10.30am – 9 holes – $35 (light lunch included) All Old Girls, Mothers (past & present), Grandmothers, Staff and Associates of Rangi Ruru, St Margaret’s, St Hilda’s, Craighead and Columba are welcome. DECORATIVE HAT COMPETITION – BE CREATIVE! MORE

  79. Te Reo Māori Classes 2018

    The Te Reo Māori class is starting on  Monday 12 Feb and will be held at Christ’s College for Term 1. Maaka Kahukuranui will be tutoring. This is a continuation of the successful Term 3 2017 programme. For bookings please contact Ms Collins.

  80. Congratulations to all our NCEA students

    Congratulations to all our NCEA students on another year of superb results. We are very proud of you all Level 1 99% Level 2 97.5% Level 3 94.8% UE 93.1% Endorsements: Level 1 Excellence 66%, Merit 32.1% total 98.1% Endorsed Certificates Level 2 Excellence 40.5%, Merit 45.6% total 86.1% Endorsed Certificates Level 3 Excellence 39.6%, MORE

  81. Rangi Ruru Rowing in the NorWest News

    Congratulations to our rowing team who won 6 golds at at the Canterbury champs this past weekend! Read the full story in the NorWest News.

  82. 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

  83. 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

  84. 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

  85. 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

  86. 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

  87. 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

  88. 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

  89. 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.

  90. 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

  91. 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

  92. 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.

  93. 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

  94. Tearfund Ethical Fashion Project

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

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