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We are God’s image-bearers in the Kingdom

Last night we celebrated our 2017 achievements and were entertained by our students. It was a           wonderful night of praise and joy. We thank our Lord for another successful year at Excellere College . As we approach the Christmas season we are presented with the opportunity to share His truth with    others. Where-ever we find…

Blessed be our Lord

The Junior College have had a busy week with their Christmas concert on Wednesday and beach trip     yesterday. This has been a great way to end another successful year. Well done to our team of teachers. The Middle College SPRINGS challenge trip to Action Zone, Paihia was greeted by glorious sunshine today and the children…

His plans, not ours

We had exciting news yesterday as the Ministry of Education has increased our maximum roll from 200 to 230. This is a great result for the efforts of all staff over the last few years, and the confidence shown by our Proprietor, NZCPT. As our Christian character, and environment, is becoming better known in      Whangarei…

The Lord is moving…

We have had an upsurge in enrolment interest this term and we are looking at starting 2018 at our      maximum roll of 200. We are praying that the Ministry will increase our roll cap before the end of the year, which will allow us to continue to enrol families. This is a blessing of the…

It is time…

Exams have begun, the season is here, our children are ready, the Lord always near. We send our NCEA seniors into the season of exams for the next few weeks. Today was the last day of school for some of our seniors and they celebrated that today, as can be seen on the cover. We…

Age is no barrier

We honoured a group of our seniors yesterday at our Leavers’ assembly. These are the students that are moving into a new season of learning, beyond the school gates. We thanked them for their contribution to Excellere College and prayed for success in their future endeavours. We also had a dinner for them last night.…

We are all anointed, in Christ

I attended the Junior College speech finals on Wednesday and was very impressed with the quality of all the speakers. They all displayed a confidence beyond their years, spoke clearly and kept audience interest. Congratulations to all those involved. We welcome Elisha Hankins to our staff this term. Elisha is on his final practicum from…

Rejoice for joy

You may have noticed our newly painted PE storage containers, beside the gym, and the new canopy   going up at the Whare entrance. We, again, thank Paul Erceg for managing these projects, and NorthTec students for the paint-job. Congratulations to Sarah Shortland, who is our new Student Trustee. We thank Justine Milina for an    outstanding…

Find the still waters to be refreshed

Our Year 11 students at the OPC camp on Great Barrier island have had a wonderful experience. We pray safe journey home, and a relaxing weekend to recover. Our mufti day raised $206.60 for the World Vision project for refugees in Lebanon. It is great news that our Parent Support Group will continue due to…

Walk out your Faith

Our Year 13 skiiers had an outstanding time on the slopes earlier this week. Plenty of snow, fine weather and a sense of adventure saw them learning new skills and enjoying fellowship. Next week a group of Year 11 students will be attending the OPC camp on Great Barrier island. This is another wonderful opportunity…