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

Gordon Campbell: On The Mt Albert Aftermath

Personality politics – Jacinda is great! Jacinda is not so great! – have dominated the coverage of the Labour Party’s fortunes this week...

Still, this is a relatively new and welcome problem for the centre-left. Labour has seemed so bereft of crossover talent for so long that it seems almost embarrassed by this latest development. More>>

 

Conservation: Central Govt Takes Over 1080 Regulation

“This new approach standardises the rules for using such poisons rather than the current system of different rules in different regions. This change will reduce costs and delays for operators, ensure consistent conditions throughout the country, reduce mistakes from misunderstanding rule differences and allow best practice approaches to be used." More>>

ALSO:

Election Entertainments: ACT Has Prison Plan, Greens Have Water Bill

Green Party launches Member’s Bill to protect our freshwater The Green Party has today launched a member’s bill that will keep water from underground sources, called aquifers, safe from pollution and contamination. More>>

ALSO:

2040 Target And Lower Standards: “Swimmable” Rivers Five Times More Likely To Make You Sick

Forest & Bird has condemned the government’s new water quality standards, warning New Zealanders that they lock in current levels of water pollution and allow for a 5-fold increase in the chance of getting sick from swimming in a river. More>>

ALSO:

Immigration: Clampdown On Rogue Employers Good First Step

The Human Trafficking Research Coalition is pleased at the new clampdown on rouge employers who exploit migrants announced by Minister Woodhouse this morning, and believes this is a step in the right direction. More>>

ALSO:

Mayor: 750 New Social And Affordable Homes For Wellington (Over A Decade)

The next stage of Wellington’s Housing Upgrade Programme will see at least 750 new units of social and affordable housing built over the next decade, Mayor Justin Lester has announced. More>>

ALSO:

22/2: Christchurch Quake Memorial Unveiled

A city, a region, a nation and an international community impacted by the Canterbury Earthquakes will come together to mark the sixth anniversary of the deadly quake and dedicate Oi Manawa Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial. More>>

ALSO:


November Quakes:

Gordon Campbell: On The Mana-Maori Party Deal

If the self-interest involved wasn’t so blatant, the electorate deal between the Maori Party and Hone Harawira would be kind of poignant. It’s a bit like seeing the remaining members of Guns’n’Roses or the Eagles back on the road touring the nostalgia circuit… playing all the old hits of Maori unity and kaupapa Maori politics. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news