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'Exploring with Enya:' Geraldine  Great Falls Tribune

For the fourth episode of 'Exploring with Enya,' we traveled to Geraldine.

The end of an era? Geraldine-Highwood's dissolution may end storied coaching career  Great Falls Tribune

Nothing has changed since the July 12 decision of the Highwood School Board to end their sports cooperative with Geraldine.

Sunday Conversation: Kevin Engellant's basketball career created long-lasting memories, friendships  Montana Sports

GREAT FALLS — Kevin Engellant's basketball career has spanned four decades and a handful of different positions. He started as a standout player at ...

Former star Daren Engellant now enjoying time on bench coaching son Drew  Montana Sports

MISSOULA — Former Geraldine High School and Montana Grizzlies star Daren Engellant has kept his basketball career alive. He has now moved to the bench ...

School teams win two bronze medals  Otago Daily Times

However, two of the school teams brought home bronze medals from the Hawke's Bay event on July 5-6. Jacob Price and Patrick Foley-Smith (both 17), ...

Winchester Rural School to oppose Geraldine High School's enrolment zone

Winchester Rural School will oppose Geraldine High School's enrolment scheme if the zone excludes its pupils from having the choice to attend the secondary ...

Zoning proposal for Geraldine High School failing to get support  Stuff

All 65 submissions Geraldine High School received about introducing zoning to the school are against the proposal with travel time and boundary reduction key ...

Orienteering event to raise funds for Geraldine High School

Funds to be raised for Geraldine High School as people race throughout the town.

More than 1000 sign petition opposing proposed enrolment scheme for Geraldine High School

A petition opposing the proposed zoning of Geraldine High School has been supported by nearly double the number of the school roll. More than 1000 people ...

Former Geraldine High School students and teachers reunite  Timaru Herald

Former Geraldine High School students, and teachers, celebrated a 50 year class reunion at the weekend with 60 joining in the trip down memory lane.

Geraldine High School instructed to introduce zoning to manage roll

Geraldine High School is at risk of overcrowding with the Ministry of Education instructing the school to introduce zoning to manage its roll.

Orari woman launches petition to combat 'gut-wrenching' plan to set a Geraldine High School enrolment zone

A South Canterbury woman is frustrated a line drawn through her farm on a map in Wellington means her children can't go to Geraldine High School while her ...

Geraldine High School's $1.5 million gym upgrade progresses  Timaru Herald

Building work on Geraldine High School's new $1.5 million gymnasium project will begin in August.

Sun shines on Geraldine High with new solar panels

A South Canterbury high school is set to save more than $400000 in electricity costs over the next 25 years with the installation of a solar array on its roof.

Geraldine centennial celebrates legacy  Great Falls Tribune

GERALDINE – Tiffany Heitzman graduated from Geraldine High School in 2000, and she did what many graduates of small-town schools do — she packed up ...

Petition against zoning of Geraldine High School being given to MPs

The fight to widen, or abandon, a proposed Geraldine High School zone continues with a petition opposing it presented to members of parliament.

Two dead in Geraldine house fire  WAAY

Two people were found dead inside the home early Friday morning.

Highfield School appoints Geraldine teacher as new principal

Geraldine teacher Stuart Wilcox has been appointed as the new principal of Highfield School following the death of Shayne Gallagher in September.

Good weather, cars, and times at Geraldine High School ball  Timaru Herald

Both students and the crowd got to enjoy seeing vintage cars at Geraldine High School's 1920s themed ball on Saturday night.

Geraldine High School class of '69 reunion to celebrate 50 years  Timaru Herald

The Geraldine High School class of '69 is planning a reunion for next February with former students and staff being sought to celebrate.

Geraldine Primary School fundraising for $260000 classroom

Geraldine Primary School need a new $260000 classroom and are holding multiple fundraisers for it, including a second hand book sale.

Glitz, glamour, and Geraldine combined for high school ball  Timaru Herald

Geraldine High School is going back in time to welcome those attending the 20s-themed ball on Saturday. Ostrich feathers and mirrors will form part of the ...

Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival returns to Aoraki

Twizel Area School and Geraldine High School proved their stage craft at the Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand's University of Otago Sheilah Winn ...

South Canterbury teen back running nine months after beating brain tumour

Geraldine sprinter Jaffar Nuru has made his long-awaited return to the athletics track just four months after conquering a brain tumour.

Geraldine student helping lead NZ China youth summit

Geraldine High School's head student Karma Gyeltshen​ is looking forward helping lead more at his second New Zealand-China youth summit.

Social and cultural benefits to South Canterbury with arrival of international students  Timaru Herald

About 190 foreign students have been welcomed into South Canterbury, with both the economic and cultural impact expected to be large .

School ball season begins in South Canterbury  Stuff

Social media is another tool South Canterbury students are using in the lead up to ball season. An enchanted forest will greet Mountainview High School ...

New Zealand's limited supply of teachers means South Canterbury principals hiring overseas

New Zealand's teacher supply shortage is making South Canterbury secondary school principals look overseas to fill vacancies.

Geraldine teen sets eye on old sprinting time months after beating brain tumour  Timaru Herald

Geraldine sprinter Jaffar Nuru isn't quite in top form four months after conquering a brain tumour, but he's already got his 100 metres down to 13 seconds.

Geraldine teenager Jaffar Nuru beats his brain tumour after car crash

Not many would consider crashing into a creek on a routine drive home a blessing, but for Geraldine teenager Jaffar Nuru, the accident saved his life. Jaffar, 17 ...

Geraldine High School student excited to use new science labs  Timaru Herald

A Geraldine High School who student never imagined he would study science is looking forward to making use of the school's new $650,000 science block.

Testing start ahead to rugby's UC championship for South Canterbury schools

Timaru Boys' High School and Roncalli-Aoraki Combined have tough starts to rugby's UC Championship.

Timaru Boys' High School student rapt with 11th placing in Coast to Coast  The Press West Coast

South Canterbury high school student rapt to be the 11th home in the two-day Coast to Coast.

Students ready to animate with Ara Institute of Canterbury  Timaru Herald

Geraldine High School students have been learning how to turn reality into animation through Ara Institute of Canterbury's digital photography and animation ...

Geraldine High School hosts AgriKids and TeenAg competition  Timaru Herald

South Canterbury teams showed off their farming skills at the AgriKids and TeenAg competitions.

Highfield School opens refurbished flexible learning environment classrooms

A shared learning space has been created at Highfield School following the transformation of two classrooms. The refurbished classrooms, being used by year ...

Students hit street to strike for planet protection

Timaru's mayor has promised striking students that he will bring the Local Government Leaders' Climate Change Declaration back to the next council meeting in ...

Geraldine celebrates its biggest Christmas parade yet  Timaru Herald

Geraldine's biggest ever Christmas parade attracted thousands of people to watch the more than 70 floats. Go Geraldine Promotions co-ordinator Janene ...

Enchanted Garden theme for Mountainview High School ball

It was an enchanted evening for Mountainview High School students as the annual South Canterbury ball season got under way at Timaru's Landing Services ...

Geraldine High School hosts lacrosse superstar  Timaru Herald

Geraldine High School students were treated to a friendly game of lacrosse by a local who is one of New Zealand's top players.

Albany Primary School: petition against proposed zone changes

Plans for a new enrolment zone at an Auckland primary school has prompted a nearly-500-strong petition from residents opposed to the change. Albany Primary ...

Geraldine High School athletes shatter athletics records  Timaru Herald

Geraldine High School's Stephen Harding is crediting an increase in competition to help him break a long standing athletics record. Harding, a middle distance ...

Craighead take netball lead after downing defending champions

Craighead Diocesan School are on top of the Netball South Canterbury premier competition after a hard fought 23-21 win over defending champions Mackenzie ...

Local schooling or parent choice? Number of schools with zones hits a record high  The Press

To ensure kids go to their local school, or to give parents the choice? As a Government review nears completion, the numbers of schools with zoning hits a ...

Ukulele festival has Geraldine strumming and humming  Timaru Herald

Geraldine's annual four-day ukulele festival has 21 workshops on offer, as well as cafe gigs and concerts.

Jordan Luck to play with his old bandmates in Geraldine

The rumours are true. Jordan Luck and Brian Jones of The Exponents are reuniting with the members of their first band for some pub circuit gigs in South ...

Let's move to... Geraldine

Best known for Barkers cordials and being a stop en route to Central Otago, this busy little town has much more to offer.

Donated defibrillator saves deputy principal's life  Independent Community Newspaper

Life of Geraldine High School's deputy principal saved by donated defibrillator.

Unique powhiri for Geraldine High School  Timaru Herald

Two Maori students took lead roles in the Geraldine High School powhiri/welcome, for the first time, at the start of the school year last Tuesday.

Plenty of ability shown at secondary schoolgirls' rugby gala day  Timaru Herald

The South Canterbury schoolgirls' rugby competition has an even feel to it this season.

Region's secondary schools say it is increasingly challenging to recruit teachers

South Canterbury secondary school principals say enrolments are strong for 2019 which has made it even harder to recruit enough teachers. With most schools ...

Work placement with firefighters valuable for career for Geraldine student

An aspiring South Canterbury firefighter has been using an education initiative to boost her chances of making her firefighting dreams a reality.

No place like home for Geraldine's Survivor contestant

Former Survivor contestant sought solace at home in Geraldine after Nicaragua competition.

Geraldine students will be youngest ever to compete at national fencing championships

Geraldine High School students Patrick Foley-Smith and Mitchell Sowden will be the youngest to ever take on the NZ Young Farmers national fencing ...

Geraldine outdoor educator wins 'Local Hero' award  Independent Community Newspaper

A man who pioneered outdoor education for Geraldine high school students is a 2017 Local Hero.

Denmark to South Canterbury - family loving their new life here  Timaru Herald

Timaru's newest citizens are loving the lifestyle in their adopted home. The Bendsen family - Lars, wife Birgitte​, and their four children, immigrated​ to New ...

Oamaru man named Aorangi Young Farmer of the Year  Timaru Herald

An Oamaru agricultural consultant has been named the Aorangi Young Farmer of the Year. Alan Harvey, 27, took out the title after winning the regional final in ...

Geraldine set to come to life with lights  Independent Community Newspaper

A festival to illuminate Geraldine looks have come out of the darkness and into the light. In the last few weeks there had been some doubt whether the Geraldine ...

Orienteering event to send students up the wall  Timaru Herald

Proceeds from an orienteering event on Sunday will go towards a climbing wall for Geraldine High School.

Head girl shares experiences of coming out as gay and depression in rousing speech  The Press West Coast

A South Canterbury student who gave a rousing final speech as head girl is on a mission to open up discussion around mental health and sexuality.

Redbandz off to AgriKidsNZ finals  The Oamaru Mail

Waitaki Valley School is continuing its success in AgriKidsNZ competitions. A trio of pupils from the Kurow school came third in the Aorangi regional final at the ...

Education spokesman promotes career advisor idea in South Canterbury  Timaru Herald

More students would finish school with a clearer idea of their future if there were careers advisors in every high school, Labour Party education spokesman Chris ...

Geraldine teens telling the tale of A Few Good Men  Timaru Herald

A group of Geraldine teens are tackling a play loosely based on the accidental death of a US soldier.

Fun and family the focus of Winchester Show  Timaru Herald

A family focus for the Temuka-Geraldine A&P Show has seen an increase in attendant numbers in the past few years and big numbers are expected again on ...

Mackenzie outclass Geraldine schoolgirls in senior netball  Timaru Herald

Title contenders Pleasant Point and Mackenzie notched up their fourth straight wins in the second round of the senior netball. Mackenzie cruised past Geraldine ...

Mike King blames 'misinformed' campaign after his speaking invitation to schools was retracted

Mental health crusader Mike King believes a "misinformed" fearmongering campaign is to blame for several high schools withdrawing an invitation for him to ...

PM 'rocks' on school visits  Timaru Herald

"John Key rocks!" That was the chant from a group of Waimate primary school pupils yesterday as the Prime Minister arrived to speak to students at the town's ...

A trip to the secret garden as part of Waimate High School's ball  Timaru Herald

Waimate High School students are swapping text books for vines and floral arrangements as they prepare for one of the highlights of their senior years.

Promotional poster for Geraldine gets the green light  Timaru Herald

Geraldine is to get new visitor signs in a combined effort to make it easier for visitors to access attractions. Geraldine Ward councillor Kerry Stevens confirmed on ...

Geraldine girls enjoy woodwork challenge  Timaru Herald

The girls make some of the best furniture in woodwork, says a Geraldine High School teacher.

Former residents flocking back to Geraldine  Timaru Herald

Sam Worner is just one of many former Geraldine residents who have recently returned to the town.

Photography a hobby enjoyed by Geraldine family members  Timaru Herald

For Geraldine's Hornsby family, taking photos is a hobby they enjoy together. Mum Andrea said she and her two sons, Geraldine High School students Ethan, 14 ...

The full list: Is your local school over capacity or at risk of overcrowding?

Find out which schools the Government considers over capacity and which it regards as at risk of overcrowding.

Big chunk of competitors in orienteering event schoolkids  Timaru Herald

Schoolchildren were well-represented at a Geraldine orienteering event at the weekend, with one third of the 357 competitors aged 11 to 18. Event controller ...

Prop Dan Cummings clocks up 200 senior games for Geraldine  Timaru Herald

Geraldine prop Dan Cummings is your quintessential club rugby man. The 34-year-old will notch up his 200th game against Temuka on Saturday, having kicked ...

Students flying high with planes  Timaru Herald

Geraldine High School year 7 students Sian Boase and Isabelle Bartlett write about their class trip to Timaru's airport to spend the day flying planes with the ...

Rural South Canterbury schools advertising teaching jobs for months, with not much interest  Timaru Herald

Some rural South Canterbury secondary schools are struggling to attract teachers into a profession some educators say is overworked and underpaid.

Harlequins upset Old Boys to take premier netball title  Timaru Herald

Harlequins have defied the form book to win the South Canterbury premier netball title off Old Boys.

Mountainview High School students putting their best forward at school ball  Timaru Herald

Mountainview High School pupils are preparing for their school ball on Friday night.

Bands ready to rock at Smokefree Rockquest regional final  Timaru Herald

Timaru Boys' High School bands are tuned up for the regional Smokefree Rockquest finals.

New teachers at high school  The Timaru Herald

Geraldine High School has six new faces in the staff room this year.

Geraldine HS go up  Timaru Herald

Geraldine High School have won promotion to South Canterbury premier grade netball for the first time in two seasons.

South Canterbury councils look to clean-up after ex-tropical Cyclone Gita  Timaru Herald

South Canterbury councils have now began assessing the damage caused by ex-tropical Cyclone Gita.

'Seriously cold' weekend for South Canterbury

MetService warns South Canterbury to prepare for seriously cold weekend.

Timaru primary schools look at zones as roll numbers rise  Independent Community Newspaper

Gleniti and Highfield schools look to school zones in attempt to tackle roll growth.

Where have all the private music teachers gone in Geraldine?  Timaru Herald

Geraldine has no institute registered music teachers and a shortage of local music tutors at its academy of performing arts. The Institute of Registered Music ...

Geraldine ball-goers arrive in style

Photographer John Bisset caught the action as Geraldine High School ball guests arrived for the event on Saturday.

Timaru confirmed to host next year's NZ Secondary School's Cross Country  Timaru Herald

Timaru set to the New Zealand National Secondary School's Cross Country Championship for the third time.

Southern schools pick up netball titles at tournament week  The Southland Times

Blue Mountain College picked up the B-Grade title at the South Island Secondary Schools netball tournament in Christchurch on Thursday. The West Otago ...

Craighead through to top 16 of SISS netball  Timaru Herald

Craighead are through to the top 16 at the South Island secondary schools' netball tournament in Nelson.

Geraldine co-host for TV sports show - Short & Wide

New Zealand's newest sports programme Short & Wide sees Geraldine's George Harper junior co-host the show on Tuesday night.

Breast cancer survivor marks a week off radiation by cutting ribbon at Relay For Life

Chelley Leov finished radiation for breast cancer a week before cutting the purple ribbon to open Relay for Life.

Full house for Geraldine ball

It was a full house at the Geraldine High School ball on Saturday.

Timaru Girls' High School promoted to premier netball  Timaru Herald

TGHS will be the only new team playing premier grade netball after four promotion relegation games on Wednesday night.

Jordan Luck and his first band will help promote Geraldine in a new video  Independent Community Newspaper

Musician Jordan Luck's engagement diary is full for his stay in his hometown of Geraldine later this month. Not only will he be doing reunion gigs with his first ...

New Peel Forest conservation group wants to reverse 'ecological decline' of forest  Timaru Herald

A new Peel Forest conservation group wants to reverse the "ecological decline" of Peel Forest. It follows a meeting in Geraldine held to see if there was interest ...

Geraldine Lions Club new president inducted  Timaru Herald

Dave Doy was introduced as the geraldine Lions Club's new president at the annual change over meeting.

Canterbury schools concerned about future heating needs  Independent Community Newspaper

An old coal-fired boiler on its last legs is causing a headache for Geraldine High School, but it is not the only South Canterbury school still burning coal.

Mackenzie skipper retires as elusive netball title is secured  Timaru Herald

Mackenzie captain Cindy Robertson made good on her promise to retire after her side won the South Canterbury premier netball title. Mackenzie won the final ...

Errant teacher sacked

A Timaru man has lost his job teaching music to schoolchildren after his employer discovered he had criminal convictions.

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