Below are some selected Photos of the Week, highlighting some of the secondary school sporting events and achievements from the past week in NZ secondary school sport
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1. The New Zealand team at the opening ceremony of last week’s World Schools Orienteering Championships in Palermo, Italy. Photo credit and see more at: https://www.facebook.com/ISFWSCorienteering/?hc_ref=PAGES_TIMELINE
2. Last week, Hamilton Boys’ High School retained the National Schools Wrestling Championship trophy. Photo credit and read more at: http://www.hbhs.school.nz/News/HBHS-are-the-top-Wrestling-School-in-New-Zealand
3. The Westlake Boys’ High School’s hockey team was on tour in Europe during the school holidays. On ANZAC Day they attended the Dawn Service at Buttes new British Cemetary, Zonnebeke. It was then a short bus ride to Ypres for the wreath laying service at Menin Gate. The final service was a sole New Zealand affair at the New Zealand memorial in Messines. Calum Grassick gave a powerful reading, with Daniel Young and Netesh Suhka laying a wreath on behalf of the school and the tour group. Photo credit: https://www.facebook.com/WBHSEUROHOCKEY/
4. Action from last week’s Secondary School Girls ANZAC hockey Invitational Tournament between Rangi Ruru College and Bethlehem College at St Cuthbert's College, Photo credit: Simon Watts via Dave Lintott Photography at http://davelintott.photoshelter.com/gallery-list
5. Hastings Girls’ High School’s Rhiarne Taiapa won Oceania age group squash title earlier this month when she beat Auckland B1 grader Amara Afghan 3-0 in their under-17 grade final at the Auckland-hosted champs. The 2016 national under-17 champion, Taiapa, was the top seed for the champs and was unbeaten in her three matches before the final. Photo credit Duncan Brown and read more at: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/hawkes-bay today/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503462&objectid=11846476
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