Bike track Opening Ceremony

November 17, 2016

St. Mary's Avondale School is proud to present our fantastic and new bike track.  It has been a year-long journey. Spearheaded by our Deputy principal, Mrs. Malgas in cooperation with different generous organisation, this dream is now a reality.Not only did we have a bike track, we also have a new cricket pitch. Thank you very much!!


The opening ceremony was attended from the representatives of the following organisations that made this possible:

Bikes on NZ Charitable Trust (Paul Mckirdle/Toni Dale)

Portage Licensing Trust (Catherine Farmer)

Lion Foundation (Georgie Witehera)

Pub Community Foundation (Tom Sainsbury)

NZ Trasport Agency (Urban Cycle Programme)

Auckland Cricket (Anthony Bowler)

Woodhill Mountain Bike Park (Haydn Shore)

Sea Containers 9Odin Madsen)

Avantiplus Westgate (Rochelle Young)

The Trust Community Foundation

Sheppard Cycles

We would also like to say a big thanks for accepting our invitation for this special day:

Toni Dale (Bikes in Schools Regional Projects Manager)

Councilor Ross Clow (Auckland Council)

Sharon Buckland (Auckland Council)

Simon Vincent (Auckland Transport)

Tracy Mulholland (Whau Local Board)

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Athletics 2016

November 03, 2016

So how did we celebrate the first Friday of the month? Athletics Day. It was the day where the House teams, Blaise, Chanel and Xavier, once again competing for first place. Preschool under St. Nicholas Team joined and started off the day with novelty games. It was then followed by several events from the different houses and year levels. This year, Xavier was victorious in first place, followed by Blaise then Chanel. 

Olympics Closing Ceremony Day

September 22, 2016

Two awesome activities to finish the week. As a tribute in celebrating the end of Rio Summer Olympics the Year 8's organised a mini sports event for the students.

Environment Day

September 15, 2016

The spring has sprung in St Mary's Avondale. An awesome day to give our school a spruce up. Our lovely children celebrating Environment Day.

Tongan Language Week

September 08, 2016

Celebrating Tongan Language Week

KidsCan and Vodafone Warriors Visit

August 14, 2016

St. Mary's School Avondale wanted to say a big thanks to KidsCan and the participating agencies for providing the children with free rain jackets. We were so blessed to have the Vodafone Warriors visiting our school. The children were excited receiving the rain jackets from the players.

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Sarah Cowley- Olympic Ambassador Visit

July 03, 2016

St. Mary's School Avondale is blessed to have an Olympian hepthathlon visited our school. Sarah Cowley shared with us what it takes to be an athlete and how we can apply the  Olympic values in our daily lives.

Pajama Day

May 19, 2016

A cozy mufti day in our pajamas! Even the teachers dressed for the occasion.

Catholic Schools Day

May 15, 2016

Catholic Schools gathered for a day of fun and games.

Samoan Language week

June 02, 2016

Samoan Language celebration at St. Mary's!

Year 8 Leadership Camp

March 13, 2016

St. Mary's School Avondale Year 8's went on camp at Houghton Bush Camp in Muriwai. It has been a jam packed, fun-filled and unforgettable camp for our intermediates. Check the photos and you'll be the judge. 



Work Hard, Play Hard

May 31, 2016

Children enjoying the playgrounds, netball courts, fields, and friendships at St. Mary's.

2016 Leadership Mass

May 05, 2016

A very special day for the newly appointed student leaders of the school. Congratulations!

Meet the Class Captains of 2016

May 02, 2016

Meet our school's classroom leaders of 2016

Blessing of the Burning of Ashes

February 08, 2016

A few days leading to Ash Wednesday, the intermediates held the burning and blessing of old palm leaves. The brief service was presided by Fr. John.

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