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Polyfest strengthens student’s spirits

Polyfest is an annual, four-day event held in Manukau’s Sport Bowl that showcases traditional dances, music, and songs from different Pacific Island cultures from Samoa, Tonga, Cook Islands, Niue, and Māori.  It caters for 100,000 visitors each year and involves a competition for secondary schools in Auckland, aimed at showcasing cultural identity and bringing schools […]

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A busy start of the year for the Young Vinnies Hospice group

This year, the Sancta Maria Tōtara Hospice group mentored by Dr Laux is joining forces with the Sancta Maria College Young Vinnies community. This means more students can learn about the work Tōtara Hospice are doing for the South and South-East communities in Auckland. Tōtara Hospice mainly supports people of the community with life-limiting illnesses,

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The light of Pompallier Shield continues to shine bright

On the chilly morning of Friday 3 May 2024, the Pompallier Candle was set ablaze, symbolising the start of the annual Pompallier Shield competition. This year, select students from Sancta Maria College and fifteen other Catholic schools in Auckland gathered to compete in various categories revolving around our Catholic faith. With the hosting school rotating

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