1. 74 Sumner to City / Merivale Bus Service

     A slight amendment has been made to the bus route mapping for 74 Sumner to City / Merivale Bus Service which does not affect the time students arrive at school or depart in the afternoons. You can find updated information on http://www.metroinfo.co.nz/timetables/schoolServices/Pages/74.aspx

  2. Dental Care over the School Holidays

    Dental Care over the School Holidays The Community Dental Service will be providing emergency dental appointments on the 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd December available at the following clinics: Hornby Community Dental Clinic Northcote Community Dental Clinic Woolston Community Dental Clinic Aranui Community Dental Clinic and from Hillmorton Community Dental Clinic: Tuesday, 9th January – MORE

  3. The Shop hours for the rest of December and before Term 1 January 2018

    The Shop Hours December 2017 Saturday 2           10 – 2 Tuesday 5            11 am – 4  (Last day of term) Wednesday 13   3 – 6 Thursday 14        3 – 6 Friday 15             3 – 6 Saturday 16        10 – 2   January 2018 Monday 15         10 – 2 Tuesday 16         10 – 2 Wednesday 17 MORE

  4. Remote found

    A Edifier remote was found on the couch in XO4 (Mr Widdup’s room) at the office to claim.

  5. Lost property

    If you have lost some clothing / shoes during the term, please check the trolley on the TK Verandah and the Lost Property Room in L Block. This has just been tidied so we ask that you keep it tidy then the next person can see what is available. Any suitable mufti property not claimed MORE

  6. Lost key on yellow/gold tag

    If you find a key on a yellow/gold tag please bring to the school office. Lost on the school grounds last week.

  7. Lost property Cultural Concert

    There is quite a lot of lost property from the C Concert.  On the table outside P1.  Please claim from there today, after which you may claim it from the school lost property area.  Thanks.

  8. 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

  9. Cross Country information – 3 May, 1.45pm

    GENERAL INFORMATION Eat a snack or a portion of your lunch at interval. Keep more food and a drink for after the race. Wear your Sports Uniform. You may like to wear some small clan item that will not interfere with your running. Take extra clothing in case it is cold. Please bring a drink MORE

  10. Pilates

    Monday Lunchtime Class. This is based on classic fundamental Pilates focussing on good movement control and mobility.This more classical style of Pilates has a very “mind-body” focus and may therefore be better suited to adults. Due to popularity spaces are limited and bookings are essential. You can book for the entire term or week by week. Please feel MORE

  11. 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

  12. Adolescents, digi-tech & mental health

    Adolescents, digital technology and mental health: a prescription for the future? Rangi Ruru families are invited to a Parent and Student Seminar to hear an engaging presentation from Professor Helen Chenery, Executive Dean of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University. Tuesday 9 May, 7.30-9.00pm Chapman Room, Christ’s College What will the healthcare landscape look like MORE

  13. 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

  14. Top Girls’ School at Maadi 2017

    Rangi Ruru retained its position as the top girls’ school at the Maadi Cup over the weekend, finishing an overall 5th equal in the national secondary schools rowing regatta. Winning three gold and two silver and two bronze medals, Rangi Ruru was the top girls school in the competition of more than 2000 rowers at MORE

  15. Cycling Terms 2 and 3

    Cycling commences Week 1 Term 2. There will be a meeting beginning of interval Tuesday 4th April in X13 for all girls interested in cycling. This includes new and those who have previously cycled. There will be an outline of the programme for cycling at Rangi this year.

  16. Ōtākaro Avon River Community Day

    The Ōtākaro Avon River Community Day is being held this Saturday 25 March. The Community Day is being run by Regenerate Christchurch with a focus on receiving feedback from the community on how the residential red zone areas surrounding the Avon River should be developed in the future. Check out this flyer for more information: Regenerate MORE

  17. Order Tutor Group Photos online

    Photos are now uploaded and can be ordered using the key code. Each student has been given a piece of paper with their key code and ordering information on it. The free delivery period expires 12.00am, 9 April. Order at https://photolifeonline.co.nz/login_shoot If you have any queries, please contact the team at PhotoLife Studios directly on enquiries@photolife.co.nz MORE

  18. Bryony Gibson-Cornish in Residence

    Rangi Ruru is delighted to welcome back viola player and alumna Bryony Gibson-Cornish for a residency in the Music Department from Monday 3 April – Thursday 6 April.  Bryony Gibson-Cornish is a sought after international soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player. She has a Masters in Music from the Juilliard School in New York and MORE

  19. EnQ (Enterprise Quotient) Workshop

    In our quest to encourage our students to explore their enterprise potential, we are offering a workshop with Sandy Geyer, founder and presenter of EnQ (Enterprise Quotient). https://www.enqpractice.com/ In collaboration with St Andrew’s College and St Margaret’s College, we will host the two day Path of the Lion workshop on Sunday 2 and Monday 3 April MORE

  20. Pilates

    Monday Lunchtime Class. This is based on classic fundamental Pilates focussing on good movement control and mobility.This more classical style of Pilates has a very “mind-body” focus and may therefore be better suited to adults. Due to popularity spaces are limited and bookings are essential. You can book for the entire term or week by week. Please feel MORE

  21. Learn How to Cultivate Grit

    **LAST CHANCE** Tickets on sale, book your seats today Award winning speaker, best-selling author and coach, Caroline Adams Miller will present to students from Rangi Ruru and their families in a combined event with St Margaret’s College on Wednesday 8 March. Adams Miller addresses audiences worldwide and will be a keynote speaker at the inaugural MORE

  22. Communicate with Confidence

    This course will help you to feel relaxed and confident about talking to people of all ages, opening and sustaining conversations and talking in public. At the same time we will have fun. It will run for 4 weeks on a Thursday beginning from Week 7. Dates:        March 16th; March 23rd; March 30th; April 6th MORE

  23. Give cycling a go

    Cycling competition and training is during Terms 2 and 3. However we are having 3 introductory training sessions this term with Marc Prutton the Rangi Ruru Cycling Coach. If you are interested in trying out cycling here are some dates and times for you! Thursday 9th March, meeting on the netball courts 3:45-5pm. Sunday March MORE


    We now have stock of ALL clan badges at the school office.

  25. New Entrants’ Service & PTA BBQ

    EVENT UPDATE: Sunday 26 February, 5.30pm  Unfortunately we will be cancelling the PTA New Entrant Service scheduled for 5.30pm Sunday 26 February as Rev Kirstie is still recuperating. We do however look forward to welcoming your family to the PTA New Entrant BBQ from 5.30pm at the Boarding House dining room and Te Koraha lawn. Please bring MORE

  26. Take your PE/Sports gear with you

    Please take your PE/Sports gear with you rather than leave it in the changing room. There is not enough room for your gear and three (sometimes four) classes of girls. It is a hazard as some girls do not have enough space to get changed.

  27. School Camp News

    16 February, 8.00pm YEAR 8: Action packed day, but every girl has a smile on her face. They are very tired but happy. Will be an early night tonight.   16 February, 8.35am YEAR 7: All having a wonderful time in beautiful conditions. Looking forward to coasteering, archery, kayaking and ropes today YEAR 8: Year 8 had a MORE

  28. Physiotherapy at Rangi Ruru

    The physiotherapy service provided by the school is on Mondays and Thursdays in the Fitness Centre.  Cath from Balance Physiotherapy will be available for appointments from 9.00am on Mondays and Thursdays.  ACC still subsidises your physiotherapy treatment so get treated early. You can make an appointment with Ms Joyce in the Fitness Centre or online MORE

  29. Auditions for Senior Production

    Auditions for Rangi Ruru’s Senior Production ‘REVENGE OF THE AMAZONS’ are Saturday 4 February 10.00am to 4.00pm. Sign up using the shared spreadsheet by following this link: http://bit.ly/RevengeAuditions Please note: Only people with a Rangi Ruru email address are able to log in to it.

  30. Resolutions Auditions Years 11-13

    Girls in Years 11-13 who wish to audition for Resolutions may do so after school on Thursday Feb 2nd in P1.  Information and signing up for auditions can be done at the Expo on Monday and Tuesday lunchtime next week.  Any questions please see either Jessie Anderson Yr 13, or Mrs Kingsbury.

  31. Congratulations to our students!

    Congratulations to our students for their incredible NCEA success!   Level 1 99.1% achieved their certificates with 96.3% endorsed (at Merit or Excellence). Level 2 98.3% achieved their certificates with 97.8% endorsed. Level 3 96.5% achieved their certificates with 79.8% endorsed. (Results are provisional at this stage)

  32. Getting Started in 2017

    Click the link below for all the information you need for starting at Rangi Ruru in 2017: https://www.rangilife.school.nz/around/beginning-the-year/

  33. Rangi Ruru Announces 2017 Leaders

    Rangi Ruru has today announced their 2017 Student Leadership Team at an end of year celebration with the whole school. Meg Dutton has been named Head of School and will lead a group of 21 girls that includes the new role of Head of Clan Leaders. Senior Leaders: Head of School                                 Meg Dutton Head MORE

  34. Raise Funds for Waiau School

    On 14 November, a major 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck New Zealand with major damage to several South Island towns and Wellington. Waiau was particularly hard hit with severe damage to many houses, infrastructure and local businesses. The local swimming pool which doubles as the community and school pool was completely destroyed. This was a major MORE

  35. Prize Giving – All you need to know

    Monday 5 December, 6:30pm, Horncastle Arena A reminder that all students are expected to attend Prize Giving. Please leave plenty of time for parking. In the unexpected event that your daughter is unable to attend please put this in writing to the Principal. What time should you arrive? Year 13 families are encouraged to arrive MORE

  36. Room Changes for Exam Period Mon 21 – Fri 25 November

    Tutor Room changes during exams 10Og to E1 10Am to E2   Mana Wahine is cleared over the whole period with some Maths rooms and P2 also being used at times for exams.   Monday 21 November P1 10Gi sst Ss W8A -> E2 P2 9ter Kh W1 -> L6 P3 10com B21 Hr W11A MORE


    Tuesday 15 November 1.00 to 6.00pm Gibson Centre Are you looking for a new device and aren’t sure what to get? Are you wanting to know which device suits you best? Have your questions answered! Come along to this unique drop-in event and see the latest devices and find out their pros and cons. Order MORE

  38. Badges Embrace Clan Spirit

    The Rangi Ruru 2016 Clan Leaders surprised students yesterday with the arrival of brand new Clan badges. The badges are available for purchase from the school office for $8 and from next year will be available from the Uniform Shop for $10. Each badge has an individual pattern that represents a characteristic of the original Scottish castle and MORE

  39. Annual Appeal 2016

    We are on a mission to make giving a part of Rangi Ruru’s every day life.   Whether you are already a part of our family or you simply believe in what we do, we need your help. As we honour and celebrate the legacy left by generous and passionate people who have gone before MORE

  40. Important Information for Ordering Photos from PhotoLife

    Our school has moved onto the Online Ordering system for co-curricular photographs this year. This online system replaces the Prepaid Envelope system. This means that the collection of money and co-ordination of orders for photos is all done by PhotoLife via the internet with parents accessing, viewing, ordering and paying for their daughter’s photos online. MORE

  41. Junior Production – Alice in Wonderland

    Tickets on sale now! ‘Alice In Wonderland’ is a fresh adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s familiar classic. Incorporating dance, a mixture of live and recorded music and beautiful costumes Rangi Ruru’s production focuses on the dreamlike nature of the Alice story. Co-director and choreographer Kirsty Bell has created spell binding movement pieces and junior music students MORE

  42. Make a Difference in your Community – Foster Parents Needed

    Could you provide quality care for young person in your community?   Child, Youth and Family are looking for people, in Christchurch, who are interested in making a difference to the life of a vulnerable young person.    Many young people, in need of care, have had a tough start in life. Mostly they are MORE

  43. Roadworks on Merivale Lane

    Within the week starting Monday 19 September, SCIRT will be working on patches of the road surface on Merivale Lane. Click here for more information

  44. Father Daughter Barn Dance

    The Father Daughter Barn Dance is a greatly anticipated night of fun and dancing for Years 7 to 13 girls and their fathers. Friday 14 October, 7:00pm Rangi Ruru Gym $40.00 per couple (includes photos)   If Dad or Step-Dad can’t attend, or if you have more than one Rangi girl in the family attending, ask MORE

  45. Global Project Event

    The Global Project Committee are hosting a fundraising evening to raise money for Tearfund’s Live Below the Line campaign which aims to end human trafficking and slavery in developing countries. The night will feature delicious food, live music from some of Rangi’s best, a silent auction and some wonderful guest speakers. Proceeds raised will go MORE

  46. Winter Tournament News

    Friday 2 September 2nd XI Hockey team NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!!!!!!! 4-NIL!!!!!! Woohoo!!!!! — 1st XI Hockey beat CGHS 2-1. Playing for 5th and 6th tomorrow A Basketball beat Rangiora HS 77-53 so playing the semi-final vs Middleton Grange today at 5.45pm at Cowles Stadium. They’d love support! Thursday 1 September Basketball Another good day for the MORE

  47. Crimson Consulting – US & UK Study Expo

    If you’re interested in learning more about attending university in the UK or US come along to this Expo on Sunday 4 September. Run by Crimson Consulting, you will hear from students who have experience studying at some of the world’s top universities. Rangi Ruru students can attend for free. (Years 11 – 13 students MORE

  48. Christ’s College – Cocktails on the Quad

    Christ’s College is holding a community event ‘Cocktails on the Quad’ on the 16 September. Everyone welcome. https://nz.patronbase.com/_ChristsCollege/Productions

  49. The Zonta Club of Christchurch South invites you to attend an inspirational evening On Thursday 18th August from 7-10pm In the impressive Design Studio at the brand new premises of Montreux Furniture, 400 Barbadoes St, Christchurch. Put the ‘wow’ factor into your home • Get home decorating ideas and inspiration • Learn about fabric and MORE

  50. Crimson Hub Now Live

    Crimson Consulting have launched their new look Crimson Hub which is available to all Rangi Ruru students and their families. Students access the premium content by logging in using their school email address – simply register your details to access a range of resources. We encourage girls and parents to browse the site to get MORE

  51. Welcome to Tech Fest 2016

    Check out some of NZ’s leading tech stars that are speaking at this event! All right here, in X Block and The Hub!   Katie Parish Katie Parish set up Little Sister Films in 2010. Her first job was to make an interactive movie for Hell Pizza – it went viral and is still one MORE

  52. Support Rangi through the ANZ Olympic Schools Programme

    ANZ and the New Zealand Olympic Committee are proud to support Rangi Ruru Girls’ School in its mission to inspire and motivate young New Zealanders to achieve excellence through the Olympic Schools Programme.   The Olympic Schools program has been developed by ANZ with the NZ Olympic committee to inspire & motivate NZ’s youth. Your MORE

  53. Entertainment Books PTA Fundraiser

    The 2016/2017 Christchurch Entertainment Memberships are now available! Help us with our fundraising efforts. To order click here https://www.entertainmentbook.co.nz/orderbooks/1345c50 or contact Christine Duxbury on Christine@duxtondental.co.nz

  54. NCEA Student App Update

    An updated version of the NCEA Student App can now be downloaded from either the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. It is available to use in English and Te Reo Māori, is free to download and can be used from any smart device. This version displays and better supports multiple levels of NCEA MORE

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