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Waka Ama Secondary Schools National Championships

19th March 2024

Atiria Thompson did our school proud at the Waka Ama Secondary Schools National Championships held at Tikitapu (Blue Lake) in Rotorua. 

Atiria made the Te Ihu (Champ) Final for the Under 19’s W1 Women’s division and gave it her best shot representing ASHS against some tough competition. And what an awesome shot of her on the water!

Ka rawe! 

Singapore Diving Nationals

5th September 2023

Olivia Fox is over in Singapore for the National Championships in diving. Riley Oxenham from AJHS is also there. Out of 5 categories, Olivia placed on the podium in all 5 including 2 with Riley!

How good! Huge congratulations to you both!


Gold 1m

Gold 3m

Silver Platform

Silver Platform synchro (with Riley Oxenham from AJHS)

Bronze 3m synchro (with Riley)  

Tournament Week 2023

5th September 2023

Last week we had 3 teams go off to 3 different tournaments in 3 different cities which meant we were very busy going in between all the games!

Huge thank you to our SL team that either showed up to support our teams on the sideline and offering to give them rides. Hamish drove down our football boys to Papakura, Klaris went to Hamilton to watch our netball team and Claire went to the football girls game in Whangarei! It makes a huge difference to the students to have you involved so a massive thank you!

Football boys

They had a tough tournament! The football boys represented ASHS with pride last week at tournament. We are so proud of their attitude and resilience. Their team spirit really shone through despite some disappointing results. Their attitude throughout was really admirable!

Football girls

Our football girls had an awesome week ending up 10th in their grade out of 24! We think coach Kieran wrapped it up perfectly: "Awesome work this week girls. We played some really good football and had some good times too. You all did amazing and I hope you all had a great time. Thank you to all the parents and family members who came up to support and big thanks again to Nadine, Mat and Sam for all your help off the field"

Shiv also helped them out! There's an awesome photo on our socials of them all celebrating one of their wins. It's worth a look!

Netball girls

Our UNISS team really smashed it as well. They ended up 15th in a field of 32 great teams! Well done to our coaching team Kelly, Liv and Kate. We are so grateful to them for going above and beyond with our students throughout the week. Also huge thank you to all the staff and parents involved in fundraising, on and off court support and more! We're very proud of all your hard work as a team 

Lucas Mathison: Inline Hockey Champion

17th July 2023

Congratulations to Lucas Mathison who represented the Kakako Conference in the Inline Hockey Inter Conference Championships and won a Gold medal for his age grade.

Lucas plays goalie in Inline Hockey and was also selected to represent New Zealand in the USA. Unfortunately, he had to pass up this opportunity but it's awesome to see his hard work paying off with an important selection to this international team!

Pictured are photos from the tournament which was held in New Plymouth over the term 2 school holidays.


Impact Project Highlight

17th July 2023

Abbie Cowie and Tayla Faulkner are making a difference to the kids of Fiji with their impact project. They organised for sports uniforms to be donated and sent to the Kaba Community.

The uniforms will go a long way to make sport more accessible to the kids living in the Vatani and Dromuna villages. Pictured are the kids from Kaba Primary School looking ecstatic with their new uniforms.

Here's an email from Kaba Primary School:

On behalf of the 70 children, six teachers, parents, school management committee and the whole community of Kaba (Vatani and Dromuna villages) we wish to inform you of our deep thanks and appreciation for the kind donations of sports uniforms to our school.

You were able to put Colgate smiles to our children. We know that Toberua Island resort is a staunch supporter of education especially in Kaba Primary School.

We hope that we will continue our partnership to the future. It will an immense great to the community as whole as it will obviously lift the standard of our living thus eradicate poverty.

We are proud of our sports students. Abbie Cowie plays volleyball and is in Netball Team 1 and Tayla Faulkner plays club waterpolo, volleyball and netball.

UNISS Netball Fundraiser

20th June 2023

Our Upper North Island Secondary School Netball Squad are hosting a quiz night to fundraise for tournament! Support them by purchasing a $15 ticket or book as a group and save! Guaranteed fun night out for you and your crew!

Theme: Tacky Tourist


Click here to learn more!

SAGA x Sports Committee Pride Roller Disco

16th June 2023

We celebrated Pride this year by hosting a roller disco in the school theatre in collaboration with our SAGA students and Sports Committee students. The groups worked hard together to gather students at lunch and had a huge turn out to help celebrate. Teachers and students alike enjoyed giving skating a go with lots of laughs and a great attitude.

Pride Students are a community that are often inactive at ASHS. This initiative is part of our work here at ASHS to make sure as many students are engaged in physical activity as possible. We truly believe physical activity is for EVERYONE. Our informal pick up and play programmes are great for those students who don't feel that competitive sport is for them but still want to participate and have fun with their friends. 

We look forward to hosting more roller skating sessions in the future!

Olivia Fox - Diving Champion

June 2023

Our student super star Olivia has been busy this month competing in the National Champs for Diving in the Junior Elite level. She took home an impressive medal haul and is now looking ahead to competing internationally later this year! We wish her all the best for her upcoming competitions and look forward to sharing more results from her soon!


Gold - 3m Springboard 

Silver - Platform and 1m Springboard 

Gold - knockout comp 15 to 16 mixed

Gold - team event

Silver - Mixed Synchro 14 to 17 years

Rototuna Sports Exchange

Thursday 27th April 2023

Ten sports teams from ASHS and AJHS and our ASHS kapa haka travelled down to Rototuna, Hamilton for a sports exchange day against their senior and junior schools. Our football, basketball, netball, volleyball, hockey and touch teams headed down for a full day of sport in the beautiful Waikato sun.