St Paul’s Collegiate School in Hamilton has won a Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Award.

The award, ‘Excellence in Leading – Atakura Award’, celebrates leadership and influence that has strengthened professional capability and created a change in conditions, leading to improved and sustained outcomes for children and young people.


ACG Parnell College student Alex Pentchev, Year 13, has been selected to represent New Zealand on an international scientific research internship in Africa’s Great Rift Valley.

Alex placed among the top five high school biology students in New Zealand in the 2018 New Zealand International Biology Olympiad (NZIBO), in April.


ACG Tauranga is delighted to announce the appointment of Thea Kilian as Principal from 1 August 2018.

Ms Kilian replaces Shawn Hutchinson, who will stay within the ACG family of schools as principal of ACG School Jakarta in Indonesia.


A quest to combine state-of-the-art architecture and a nurturing, homely environment for young children has driven the design of the brand new early childhood centre at Kristin School, Little Doves Early Learning Centre.

The new centre has now been officially opened after many years of planning and construction, focussed on offering children and their families a place of high-tech contemporary design and old-fashioned natural play spaces.


Libby Murphy has just been named Junior Swimmer of the Year at the 2018 Swimming Counties Manukau Prize Giving. The talented athlete from Ramarama also played a lead role in ACG Strathallan’s recent production of Oliver. She aspires to one day perform on London’s West End and swim at the Olympics.