Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Fastest Boys Secondary School in the Wellington region

Hutt Valley High School named Fastest Boys Secondary School in the Wellington region


Sport Wellington has named Hutt Valley High School as the Fastest Boys Secondary School in the Wellington Region to take part in AMI Round the Bays 2014. Hutt Valley High School participated in the annual 6.5km fun run and have been rewarded by the event organisers for their outstanding results.

Held on 23rd February, AMI Round the Bays attracted over 14,000 participants including 358 teams to walk, jog and run their way around Wellington’s inner city bays.

Among the categories awarded were the Fastest Boys and Fastest Girls Secondary School Team.

This is presented to the two fastest schools to complete the 6.5km fun run based on the fastest 5 students in each team. The winning schools received a trophy and had their name engraved on the prestigious Secondary Schools Champions Cup while claiming bragging rights as the fastest schools in Wellington.

This year the title of Fastest Boys Secondary School was awarded to Hutt Valley High School with an average completion time of 23:36mins. The fastest home was Leon Falvey with a time of 21:42mins.

Leon’s time placed him fourth fastest overall of the 8,635 participants in the 6.5km run.

In addition to the secondary schools award, Hutt Valley High School was also named fastest overall team out of the 358 teams to participate in the event. This year was Hutt Valley High Schools first time competing in the event.

Returning Champions Paraparaumu College took out the title of Fastest Girls Secondary School with an average completion time of 35:11mins. Paraparaumu College was also placed as third fastest team overall with an average completion time of 25:30 mins among the 81 students to participate. Yuri Taylor was the first to cross the finish line with a time of 23:25 mins.

The Secondary Schools Competition is run each year at the annual AMI Round the Bays fun run. For more information visit www.amiroundthebays.co.nz.

ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Greens: Russel Norman To Stand Down As Co-Leader

Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman has announced today that he will stand down as leader at the party’s Annual General Meeting in May. Dr Norman will remain as Co-leader and retain his finance and climate change portfolios until the AGM.

“After nearly a decade as Co-leader, now is a good time to find a new challenge for myself, and to spend more time with my family” said Dr Norman.

“This is my ninth year as Co-leader and I think it’s time for a change. Now is a good time for new leadership for the Party. My replacement will start from a strengthened base and will have a full parliamentary term to establish himself in the role and take the Greens into government in 2017." More>>

 

Gordon Campbell: On The Eleanor Catton Rumpus

If anyone was in doubt about the accuracy of the comments made in India by Eleanor Catton, the reaction from some quarters here at home has gone a long way to proving her point… More>>

ALSO:

More Rent Assistance, Less State-Owned Housing: John Key Speech - Next Steps In Social Housing

"We are going to ensure that more people get into social housing over the next three years, whether that is run by Housing New Zealand or a community provider. The social housing budget provides for around 62,000 income-related rent subsidies a year. We are committed to increasing that to around 65,000 subsidies by 2017/18, which will cost an extra $40 million a year." More>>

ALSO:

The Future Of Work: Andrew Little - State Of The Nation 2015

In 2005 when I led the EPMU we worked together with Air New Zealand to find a way to keep engineering jobs that were heading overseas. A lot of these workers were people I’d known for years and they were facing not just losing their jobs but not being able to find the kind of work they do without going overseas. A lot of people were facing personal and financial upheaval.... More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Sabin Case, The Pressures On Greece And (Songs About) Coyotes

Mike Sabin is a National MP, and the current chairman of Parliament’s law and order committee. Yet reportedly, he is being investigated by the Police over an assault complaint... However, the PM will not comment on any aspect of the story. More>>

ALSO:

Houses, ISIS, King (& Catton): PM Post-Cabinet Press Conference

The Prime Minister met with reporters to discuss: • Social housing, the Auckland housing market • The prospect of joining international forces to combat ISIS • David Bain’s compensation • The lowering of the flag for the King of Saudi Arabia's death ... More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Tomorrow’s Speeches By John Key And Andrew Little

The Key government has already kicked off the political year on a stridently ideological note, with Environment Minister Nick Smith choosing to lay all manner of sins at the door of the RMA. Tomorrow, the government will wheeling out its best salesman – Prime Minister John Key – to sell its plans for state housing… . More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news